“We’re doing a better job of telling our story that we have something for you to come to and hopefully that will help stop that migration.” Oppie Jordan Carolinas Gateway Partnership vice president, Edgecombe County recruiter By COREY DAVIS Staff Writer WILSON – A packed room that included several business and city leaders from the Twin Counties gathered Wednesday morning at the Wilson Country Club to hear the economic development outlook for Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson and Johnston counties. It was the second of a three-part economic summit series co-hosted by the Triangle Business Journal and Research Triangle Regional Partnership. The panelists included Carolinas Gateway Partnership vice presidents, Krista Ikirt, who recruits for Nash County and Oppie Jordan, recruiter for Edgecombe County. The four Eastern North Carolina economic development leaders fielded questions from Triangle Business Journal real estate reporter Amanda Hoyle, who served as the moderator, and also fro ...

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