County Economic Development Sites:
Carteret County Economic Development http://www.carteretedc.com/
Craven County Economic Development http://www.cravenedc.com/
Duplin County Economic Development http://www.duplinedc.com/edc.htm
Greene County http://www.greenecountync.com/
Jones County Economic Development http://www.co.jones.nc.us/
Lenoir County Economic Development http://www.lenoiredc.com/
Onslow County http://www.onslowedc.com/
Pamlico County http://www.pamlicocounty.org/EconomicDevelopment.aspx
Wayne County Economic Development http://www.ci.goldsboro.nc.us/dgdc.aspx
Downtown Redevelopment Agencies and Main Street Program Participants:
New Bern (Craven County) Swiss Bear http://www.downtownnewbern.com/
Jacksonville (Onslow County) B.O.L.D. http://www.bold2000.com/
Morehead City (Carteret County) http://www.downtownmoreheadcity.com/
Kinston (Lenoir County) http://www.ci.kinston.nc.us/
Goldsboro (Wayne County) http://www.ci.goldsboro.nc.us/
Regional Economic Development Sites:
North Carolina's Eastern Region http://www.nceast.org/
North Carolina's Global TransPark http://www.ncgtp.com/
For ENC http://www.forenc.com/
State Economic Development Sites:
NC Department of Commerce http://www.commerce.state.nc.us/
NC Rural Center http://ncruralcenter.org/
Federal Economic Development Sites:
Economic Development Administration http://www.eda.gov/
NC Economic Developers Association http://www.nceda.org/about.php
National Association of Development Organizations http://www.nado.org/
USDA Rural Economic Development Resource site http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/
First Gov http://www.firstgov.gov/ is the official portal for the US Government.
Federal one-stop grant site http://grants.gov/
http://www.epa.gov/ecocommunity is a web site of the Environmental Protection Agency and it contains a number of topics related to community-based environmental protection (CBEP). CBEP integrates environmental management with human needs, considers long-term ecosystem health and highlights the positive correlations between economic prosperity and environmental well-being. The site includes links to CBEP resources, EPA on-line news, regional coordinators, tools, sustainable development challenge grants, frameworks, and livable communities. You can also order the sustainable community CD-ROM, “This Place Called Home.” There is a grant writing tutorial on this site, for those needing assistance.
You may or may not know that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a web page. http://www.fema.gov/ will take you to FEMA's site. It offers hurricane preparedness information, fact sheets, maps and links to related key sites.
State of North Carolina web portal to state government http://www.ncgov.com/
www.doa.state.nc.us/msc/ is where you will find a list of the new address codes for the state government. This is the Mail Center's Web Site.
Want to know who the state senators or representatives are from your area? Want to know about pending legislation? Need to look up a General Statute? Want some information from a legislative publication? All this and more are available at web site: http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/
NC State Data Center for statistics on North Carolina state, counties, and municipalities. http://sdc.state.nc.us/
http://www.nclm.org/ will get you to the home page of the North Carolina League of Municipalities where you will find information of importance to cities and towns. Legal and legislative information is also posted at this web site.
http://www.dca.commerce.state.nc.us/ will get you to the Division of Community Assistance web page where you can learn what this agency can do for municipalities.
http://www.ncacc.org/ is the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners.
Other pertinent sites:
http://www.econdata.net/ is a web site that is a compilation of other web site where economic, population, and statistical information can be found. The site gives the viewer some basic information about the key sites. Those who frequently use this type of data may find this site useful. Knowing how to access and use this type of data can help those who are applying for various types of grants. This data is also useful for planning purposes.
http://www.municode.com/ is a site where ordinances are listed by state. For North Carolina there are a number of cities and towns listed whose ordinances are accessible at this web site.
http://www.southern.org/ is a site devoted to growth of the Southern States (Southern Growth Policy Board). You can view and download the report released from the 1998 Commission on the Future of the South or you can examine the feature, economic development through technology.