Governor Bev Perdue will be in Eastern Carolina Thursday to deliver what her office is billing as a "major address" on educational goals.
Perdue will speak at the Ned Everett Delamar Center on the campus of Pamlico Community College, on her vision of making sure students who graduate from high school are college and career-ready.
The event is scheduled for 2 p.m. The general public is invited, though seating is limited to 650 people. Organizers recommend people arrive early. Civic leaders, municipal and county officials, education leaders, from Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties will be at the event Thursday.