U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > North Carolina > Coastal North Carolina
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 04-21-2010, 09:18 PM
 
3 posts, read 5,588 times
Reputation: 11

Advertisements

What can anyone tell me about New Bern, NC? My husband and I are considering relocating and that was one of the areas we found.

We have two small children and are looking for a nice place to raise them...Good schools, shopping and restaurants, etc.

My husband is a vice principal and I am a teacher. I am aware of the budget cuts, etc. in North Carolina and we are not moving until we both find jobs. We are really just looking to start over.

Any advice???

Thanks
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 04-22-2010, 03:01 PM
LLN
 
Location: Upstairs closet
4,984 posts, read 8,773,060 times
Reputation: 6452
Schools can be pretty good, some are not.

Shopping is fair. Jacksonville, Greenville and Morehead City all have better and all about 45 minutes away.

Some pretty good restaurants, but not a lot. Been here about 2 years now and am getting pretty tired of what we have. Several very nice ones that I would never tire of, but can only afford occasionally. Again, Greenville and Morehead City area have others.

I think the Craven County Schools Job fair is tomorrow. There are a few openings, but I am sure they will be quickly filled. Asst Principal is a very political hot potato but I will defer on that one.

Good Luck.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-27-2010, 09:45 AM
 
Location: Newport, NC
956 posts, read 3,599,951 times
Reputation: 703
Also, use the forum search. Type in New Bern or teaching, for example, and you'll get pages of discussion.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-04-2010, 08:21 AM
 
15 posts, read 77,112 times
Reputation: 17
Check with the Craven County School Board. I know that Bangert Elementary has pulled their current VP out of retirement. (not sure how long he is staying) The current principal at the high school has taken another job somewhere and The Epiphany School (Nicholas Sparks founded private school) is expanding rapidly. This is a great area for educators.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-06-2010, 12:02 PM
 
Location: Limbo
47 posts, read 130,113 times
Reputation: 51
Go to Carteret county
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:




Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > North Carolina > Coastal North Carolina
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top