Bringing more businesses to the region

Pitt County commissioners debating benefits of NCEast Alliance (Image 1)

Business owners and economic experts met in Greenville today to find ways to bring higher paying jobs to the east. NC East Alliance held its annual meeting to discuss how to make the region marketable for large businesses. Hundreds heard the challenges and success stories NC East had this past year and how they will move forward.

John Chaffee CEO of NC East Alliance says this meeting is beneficial for everyone.

“There really are good things going on in Eastern North Carolina, that we need to make sure people know it, and understand it and get how it all fits together, and that there is a forward. We are not at the end of our ropes,” said John Chaffee.

Chafee says he hopes Pitt County will stay with NC East and trust that it will provide the best for the city.

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