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.

WNCT-TV 9 On Your Side provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s