Home of East Carolina University Pirates
Our University and Medical School with teaching hospital; our diverse industry; our location in Eastern North Carolina, close to the Atlantic Ocean, 3.5 hours to the Outer Banks (OBX); within an easy drive of Raleigh and the Triangle, Wilmington, Jacksonville (Camp Lejeune), Fayetteville (Fort Bragg, Pope AFB), Goldsboro (Seymour Johnson AFB) and Havelock (Cherry Point). Also historical sites of Washington, NC, the first Washington in the US, New Bern, home of the colony's capitol Tryon Palace.
A good family town with national shopping and restaurants and hotels/motels.
A very enjoyable location for industry, medical and shopping for Eastern North Carolina. The friendly nature of our residents.