A workforce READY FOR ACTION.

Explore how we are training our workforce for jobs of today and preparing for jobs of tomorrow.

I-95: America’s Main Street AT YOUR DOORSTEP.

Explore the Logistics and Distribution cluster.

We Work for You

We are a public-private industrial recruitment agency dedicated to the economic development of the Eastern North Carolina counties of Nash and Edgecombe. A collaborative effort of two counties and 18 cities, towns and municipalities, this region offers an exceptional opportunity for companies experiencing growth and expansion or desiring relocation.

Promote economic development

Provide jobs

Retention & growth of existing business

Attract new business & industry

Stay Connected

Sign up for our newsletter to stay informed of the latest developments in Nash and Edgecombe Counties.


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Carolinas Gateway Partnership, 427 Falls Road, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804, http://www.econdev.org. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Success Stories

The Carolinas Gateway Partnership assisted The Cheesecake Factory in finding and securing a building in the Whitaker Business and Industry Center, identifying several incentives in the process.

“Our goal was to establish an operation that was located optimally for supply chain efficiency, was easily scalable to support our future growth plans, and where the local culture was warm and friendly.”
– Cheesecake Factory

News

Sara Lee to expand area bakery

By WILLIAM F. WEST Staff Writer Sara Lee Frozen Bakery is going to begin a $19.8 million expansion of the company’s plant just off U.S. 258 southwest of Tarboro that is going to create 108 new jobs. “Food manufacturers like Sara Lee Frozen Bakery choose communities...

CSX rail hub construction remains on track

By WILLIAM F. WEST Staff Writer Construction of the future CSX intermodal facility is on schedule to be complete by the end of the year. That is what state Transportation Department spokesman Andrew Barksdale told the Telegram in response to recent written questions...

Our Workforce

Rocky Mount MSA

Population: 150,667

Edgecombe County

Population: 55,574

Nash County

Population: 90,093

Partners