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Welcome to Jacksonville Onslow Economic Development

The Mission of JOED is to stimulate, encourage and promote economic development in Onslow County and its municipalities. We strive to accomplish this through the recruitment of new business and investment, the creation of new jobs and assisting in the retention and expansion of our existing business and industry.

What's Happening

Oyster Restoration and Mariculture as Key Economic Development Driver


The JOED Board of Directors extends its thanks to guest Tom Looney for his presentation at last week’s board meeting. Mr. Looney discussed a new initiative, Driving Sustained Economic Development in Coastal NC with Oyster Mariculture.

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NC DOT and US Workboats Keel Laying


This month NCDOT officials gathered at US Workboats (Formerly Armstrong Marine) in Hubert to celebrate the “Keel Laying” construction phase of the first NCDOT passenger ferry.

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