Eastern N.C. communities get grants to support economic growth

NCT StaffPublished: April 20, 2017, 5:04 pm RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCT) — The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority has approved 22 grant requests, five of which are in the East. Martin County received three grants, and Pitt County received two. The approved grants...

New company to bring 31 jobs to Martin County

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — Delaware-based Weitron Incorporated is planning to invest nearly $13 million in a production facility in Martin County, creating 31 jobs. The plant will be housed in a 50,000-square-foot shell building at the Martin Regional Business Park in...

Martin County Leaders Look Forward to I-87 Job Growth

January 3, 2017 video from WNCT Channel 9. WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – The federal government gave North Carolina three new interstate highway designations in 2016, and all three will one day run through eastern North Carolina. Williamston Mayor Joyce Whichard-Brown...

Major Container Shipping Hub to Locate in Edgecombe County

July 19, 2016 – Governor Pat McCrory announced today that CSX will open a new intermodal terminal in Edgecombe County. Known as the Carolina Connector (CCX), this critical infrastructure project will bring jobs and economic opportunity to eastern North Carolina...