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Goals and Objectives
Economic Development Partnerships

The Duplin County Economic Development Commission recruits new industry and supports existing industry in Duplin County. Its mission is to promote job growth, diversify the County's industrial mix, and expand the local tax base. Economic Development works very closely with several partners. Below you will find a representative list.


  1. North Carolina's Eastern Region (regional partnership)
  2. North Carolina Department of Commerce
  3. North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, Inc.
  4. Allies: Progress Energy, Four County EMC, Tri-County EMC, Jones-Onslow EMC, Sprint, North Carolina Natural Gas, CSX Transportation, various consultants, architects, engineers, etc.
  5. Economic Development Administration
  6. North Carolina Department of Agriculture
  7. Small Business Technology Development Centers
  8. Universities in the surrounding area
  9. North Carolina Legislators
  10. United States Senators and Representatives