Studded with flocks of geese and turkeys, roaming deer and tall pine groves, the short drive along Sugg Parkway in Pitt County’s Indigreen Corporate Park could be mistaken for a state park excursion — except that it houses modern industrial buildings....

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PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - In Eastern North Carolina, we have a number of legendary barbecue joints and a growing list of craft breweries. Now one county hopes to make our area a culinary destination by helping your taste buds travel along the new Pitt County Brew and 'Cue Trail....

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The County Home Complex was selected and honored as the American Planning Association's, Great Public Space of 2017....

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A celebration of national recognition gave people an opportunity to think about the future of recreation in Pitt County. More than 100 people ignored a drizzling rain on Saturday morning to attend the celebration of the American Planning Association designating the County Home Complex one of five Great Public Spaces as part of its 2017 Great Places in America program. ...

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July 11, 2017, Greenville, N.C: Mayne Pharma and its contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization, Metrics Contract Services, have designated their new stability storage facility a “Center of Excellence.” The $3.5-million standalone facility located in Greenville, N.C., earned the classification by integrating best-in-class operational standards and equipment during construction, said John Ross, president of Mayne Pharma USA. ...

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Pitt County Development Commission executive director, Wanda Yuhas, has been named the 2017 NCEDA Economic Developer of the Year! NCEDA annually presents a service award to an individual who provides outstanding leadership in economic development. ...

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Greenville, NC (Wednesday, February 22, 2017) A distinctive line of products with an equally distinctive brand was recognized Tuesday for its quality business performance and leadership in the Pitt County industrial community. Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery was selected by the Pitt County Development Commission as the county’s 2016-17 Industry of the Year as a manufacturer that best represents the community as a model corporate citizen, Brad Hufford, PCDC associate director for retention and expansion, said. ...

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Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Representatives G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) and Walter Jones (R-NC), introduced the Eastern North Carolina Gateway Act of 2016 – legislation to improve Eastern North Carolina’s highway system....

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Greenville, NC (August 25, 2016) - A pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company announced Wednesday it is renovating an existing building to triple the capacity of its stability storage space....

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Greenville, NC (August 4, 2016) Mayne Pharma has completed its $652-million transaction with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited and Allergan, acquiring a portfolio of 42 pharmaceutical products, according to a statement released Wednesday. ...

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Mayne Pharma has been selected as Pitt County’s Industry of the Year for 2015-16. Each year, the Pitt County Development Commission recognizes a manufacturer or distributor that best represents the community as a model corporate citizen. ...

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D R Burton Healthcare Products LLC, makers of surgical and respiratory products, purchased their global headquarters facility in Farmville, North Carolina in October, 2015. Completion of the corporate offices and state-of-the-art manufacturing operations are expected by July, 2016. ...

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GREENVILLE, NC (September 24, 2015) - A shared business vision was the foundation for a deal that led to Wednesday’s groundbreaking on a $65 million pharmaceutical facility expansion that will add more than 100 jobs in Pitt County, company executives told N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday in Greenville. Roger Corbett, board chairman of the Australia-based Mayne Pharma Group, Chief Executive Officer Scott Richards and Stefan Cross, president of Mayne Pharma USA, joined McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary John Skvarla for a celebration on the front lawn of the Indigreen Corporate Park facility on Sugg Parkway....

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GREENVILLE, NC (August 27, 2015 ) Mayne Pharma, the parent company of Metrics Contract Services, will invest $65 million to expand facilities and equipment at its site in Greenville....

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GREENVILLE, NC (July 30, 2015) – The Greenville, NC MSA has been ranked in the top 10% on Forbes.com’s list of “Best Small Places for Business and Careers” for 2015. The 17th annual ranking of the Best Small Places for Business and Careers evaluates the 200 smaller U.S. metropolitan statistical areas using various metrics. The smaller metros range in size from 54,500 people in Carson City, NV to 260,400 in Hagerstown, MD. The Greenville, NC MSA has a population of 175,700....

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East Carolina University today announced its plan to create the first School of Entrepreneurship in the East, made possible by a generous commitment of $5 million by a Raleigh area entrepreneur, J. Fielding Miller, and his wife, Kim Grice Miller. The new Miller School of Entrepreneurship is expected to serve as the regional hub for preparing generations of East Carolina students to take an entrepreneurial mindset into their communities. The school will infuse a culture of innovation and leadership across the campus and region using academic programs, workshops, research, public-private entrepreneurial partnerships and other services that respond to the needs of small business....

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GREENVILLE, NC (July 6, 2015) — East Carolina University is being recognized for its community partnerships by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, which chose ECU as one of 18 Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities. Since 2013, the APLU has given the designation each year to several universities that work with public- and private-sector partners in their areas to support economic development......

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GREENVILLE, NC (June 19, 2015) – The Greenville, N.C. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) has been ranked in the top 20 percent of all U.S. metropolitan areas in Area Development’s list of Leading Locations for 2015, coming in at 72 out of 373 U.S. MSAs overall. Greenville also ranked 25th in the workforce category, putting it in the top 10 percent nationwide....

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