Take a glimpse of what it's like to work and live in this area.
Goldsboro City Hall in downtown Goldsboro, NC
Cape Lookout National Seashore in Harkers Island, NC
Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston, NC
Lenoir Memorial Hospital is one of the leading hospitals in the Kinston, NC area.
Havelock Tourist and Events Center in Havelock, NC
An A-6E TRAM Intruder stands along Highway 70 near the Havelock Tourist and Events Center in Havelock, NC. The Eastern Region can flex its military muscle in a major way. The Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps air stations at Cherry Point and new River and the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base are driving tremendous population growth in the region.
Mt. Olive Pickle Company in Mt. Olive, NC
The Mt Olive Pickle Company in Mt Olive, NC, is located at the intersection of Cucumber and Vine. Playing on North Carolina's high national ranking in such areas as sweet potato, cucumber, hog, pig, poultry and seafood production, more than 20,000 people in the region – 7,500 alone in pork and poultry processing – work for some 160 facilities involved in value-added agriculture.
Evans Street in Downtown Greenville, NC
Restaurants and other businesses line Evans Street in downtown Greenville, NC.
Tar River in Downtown Greenville, NC
An old bridge from 1927 now carries walkers, joggers and cyclists as it joins the walking paths that crisscross the Town Common, along the banks of the Tar River in downtown Greenville, NC.
Grady-White Boats in Greenville, NC
Grady-White boats have been built in Greenville, NC, for over 50 years. Some 3,300 people work for the 40 boat building and marine trade firms in the region, where generations of boat building and a number of specialized training resources have created a deep pool of skilled and cost-effective labor.
Top 10 Food Festivals
Photo: Dylan Ray
Food festivals draw attendees across the United States.
North Carolina Baseball Museum, Wilson, NC
The North Carolina Baseball Museum at Fleming Stadium in Wilson, NC, contains relics and memorabilia related to North Carolina's baseball roots.
Brooke Stuercke, research lab and culture specialist, works in one of the culture labs at UNC Wilmington's Center for Marine Science. The lab contains various species and toxicities of HABs, harmful algae blooms. Many of the laboratories at UNC Wilmington's Center for Marine Science are performing biotechnology research with organisms taken from the ocean.