Welcome to the Carolinas Gateway Partnership!

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. To learn more, click the various links on this page.
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Rocky Mount Named One of 10 Exceptional Southern Markets

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Seven Additional Cities to Participate in the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative

The Obama Administration announced it is expanding the Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Initiative to include Brownsville, TX; Flint, MI; Gary, IN; Macon, GA; Rockford, IL; St. Louis, MO; and Rocky Mount, NC.
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Governor McCrory Announces Future Interstate Designation

Governor Pat McCrory and Transportation Secretary Tony Tata announced today that U.S. 64 between I-440 and I-95 near Rocky Mount has been added to the future Interstate Highway System.
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New website for businesses, workers and workforce data

North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Division of Workforce Solutions has launched a new system to connect workers, employers and researchers with powerful new data tools. The new system will be particularly helpful to economic development agencies and site seekers in evaluating the capacity of area job markets. A variety of reports can be generated to provide up-to-date data in a variety of formats for local areas and custom regions.
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21st Century Business

A discussion of the inviting business climate in the Twin Counties region of eastern North Carolina with officers of the Carolinas Gateway Partnership.

Kingsboro CSX Select Site

Kingsboro, promises ideal access and tremendous opportunity for any growing industry. The 1400 acre park is located on US Highway 64 just 12 miles east of Interstate 95.

Remarkable Rocky Mount

Refresh, Renew, and Rejuvenate as you tour the quality of life and the many family-friendly amenities available to both residents and visitors alike in the City of Rocky Mount.

Doing Business in Nashville

Discover the many benefits of doing business in the Town of Nashville!

Doing Business in Tarboro

Discover the many benefits of doing business in the Town of Tarboro!

Living in the Twin County Region

Learn about our great business climate, outstanding education, ideal location, and much more.

Nash Community College - Industrial and Advanced Manufacturing Academy

Edgecombe County Nash County Town of Nashville City of Rocky Mount Town of Tarboro