Gov. Cooper brings more jobs to Edgecombe County

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper holds a press conference at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, March 30, 2017, to announce that he signed a HB142, a compromise replacement bill for HB2, that the N.C. General Assembly passed earlier in the day. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP)

TARBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper visited Edgecombe County on Wednesday to announce future state job plans.

Governor Cooper announced a new multi-million dollar investment to bring hundreds of jobs to North Carolina.

The new plan will impact the areas of Durham and Edgecombe counties.

Corning Incorporated, a company specializing in glass, ceramics, and other related materials, will invest about 275 million dollars between the two locations adding more than four hundred jobs.

Edgecombe County is planning on gaining a hundred of those jobs.

The future planned project also includes a warehouse facility.

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