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36252
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Rocky Mount’s journey on the road to economic prosperity involved joining the old with the new. Involved with the journey were businesses such as the CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Rail Terminal and Rocky Mount Mills, predicted to produce substantial job growth.
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28480
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Princeville came back stronger after hurricane Floyd’s, but the devastation of hurricane Matthew is proving too much for many in the historic town. Many residents are struggling to rebuild and others have decided to sell their properties to the Federal Emergency Management Authority. The differences the hurricane has had on Tarboro and Princeville are also compared and contrasted.
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36247
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Attesting to the potential and positive impact of North Carolina’s 58 community colleges were profiles of Asheville-Buncombe, Edgecombe, Fayetteville Technical, Guilford Technical, Lenoir, Pitt Community, and Vance-Granville. Asserting to their potential and positive impact in North Carolina were statistics for: average median wage, number of companies receiving customized job training, and numbers of military members who will advance their education, post service.
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4307
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QVC, the TV and Internet retailer, will build a one-million-square-foot distribution facility near Tarboro in Edgecombe County. It will be the company's fourth and largest distribution center. Target date for completion is June 2000. The $70 million project will add over 1,000 jobs to the county's workforce. In 1998, QVC shipped over 62 million packages from its other distribution centers.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 31 Issue 9, Sept 1999, p4, il
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29780
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In both Edgecombe and Nash counties, community colleges are striving to provide services not only to students but the community as well. Programs, initiatives, and specialties make Edgecombe Community College and Nash Community College integral in their community development infrastructures.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p37-40, por
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35580
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The giant industry in terms of impact was Long Mfg, NC Inc. Impact was possible because of the production of goods ranging from tobacco to peanuts, from boat trailers to power units. Another factor that made the impact of the business in business for thirty plus years possible: keeping up with the technological times through its computer system.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p38-39
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39527
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Counties like Nash and Edgecombe, historically agrarian, have been developing a strong manufacturing base in the past few decades. Generating economic and job growth for towns like Rocky Mount and Tarboro are industrial recruiters like Carolinas Gateway Partnership, companies like Tyson Foods, Inc., and projects like the Carolina Connector intermodal rail terminal.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 37 Issue 8, August 2017, p90, 92, 94, 96, 98-101 Periodical Website
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7966
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In 1997, Nash and Edgecombe Counties merged their separate economic development efforts into a public-private partnership called the Carolina Gateway Partnership. The partnership is composed of leaders from the counties and eighteen municipalities. The region's largest city, Rocky Mount, lies in both counties, with the county line running down Main Street. Since its inception the partnership has facilitated the arrival of thirty new industries and helped eighteen more remain or expand. Wright discusses the revitalization of Rocky Mount after the flood of 1999.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 64 Issue 6, June 2006, p25-26, 28-30, 32-34, 37-40, 42-44, il