New Jobs For Martin County

New jobs are heading to Williamston in Martin County.

Monday morning, North Carolina Commerce Secretary Jim Fain cut the ribbon to the new processing center for Quintiles Transnational Corporation, a pharmaceutical services provider.

The new facility located at the Northeast Telecommunications and Business Center in Williamston will employ 60 people with weekly wages averaging around $576.00, plus benefits.

Quintiles headquarters is in the Research Triangle Park.

The center received money from a state fund that assists in industry recruitment and expansion.