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Old 08-02-2007, 12:20 PM
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Does anyone have a feel for the three cities (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point)? Is there anything different about any of them for living-wise? Is one younger vs. more family-oriented? Does one have a better social/arts scene than the other?
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Old 08-02-2007, 05:16 PM
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depends on what you want. I am looking toward teh Clemmons/Lewisville are. A bit more expensive but it has what I need, more room. I like the country like setting but still close to everything. From the research I have done the Winston-Salem area has more bang (shops activities), less problems. I could be wrong but this is what I have found so far. If you read other posts you will learn. good luck!!!
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Old 08-02-2007, 06:45 PM
Location: Indianapolis
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I'd rank them as Greensboro, Winston-Salem, then Highpoint but some people may disagree with me and pick Winston first. It's really a toss up, you can't go wrong with any of them but I personally do not like High point. I love northern parts of Greensboro (Browns Summit, Summerfield, Oakridge).
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Old 08-03-2007, 01:32 AM
Location: Clemmons, NC
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Winston Salem (Clemmons), Kernersville, Greensboro in that rank. I don't fieel nothing on High Point all though I know people who love it there. It all depends on likes, wants, and needs I guess. Family wise I would rank Clemmons (Winston Salem) first, Kernersville second, Greensboro third. Socialy and younger Greensboro first Winston Salem second. Arts, well, Winston Salem is called the city of arts so that should tell you that.
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Old 08-04-2007, 11:39 AM
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Thanks. Re: High Point, people have mentioned that they love it there--others that there are gangs, and others that it is a very wealthy snobby town. I was a bit confused.
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Old 08-06-2007, 10:11 AM
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Having lived in all three, I'd have to agree with the Greensboro, Winston-Salem, then Highpoint ranking, although I also agree it's pretty much a toss-up. We ended up living along the Wendover Ave corridor, which placed us right in the middle of everything - we were easily accessible to Jamestown, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem. We went to Winston-Salem for Shopping (Hanes Mall), BBQ (Little Richards), college football (Wake Forest). and dining (Village Tavern, Mid-Town Dessertery, and Mayberry) and racing (Bowman Gray Stadium). We went to Greensboro for nightlife (Coliseum Complex and downtown) and dining (too many places to list). Highpoint, not so much, other than BBQ (Carter Brothers) and Italian (Rome Pizza) and ice cream (Brusters).
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Old 08-07-2007, 08:07 PM
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I grew up in Kernersville and moved away 16 years ago. We go back every two years or so to visit family, and I have been amazed with the growth. My mother was a coordinator at the Sawtooth Center for Visual Design in W/S and my dad worked in Market Research in W/S and Gboro. Kernersville was the obvious best central location for the two. It is a great family town...mostly a bedroom community with good schools and churches. My brother recently moved to Davie Co near Tanglewood and that area is really becoming what Kville was about 10 years ago. If you are a family.....I would definitely recommend Kernersville or Clemmons....if you are single-the new loft living and professional lifestyle condos in W/S seem really appealing. My absolute favorite is Oakridge....a G'boro suburb with beautiful homes on large lots or acreage...an overall upscale community. Prices seem to be a bit higher than average there, though. It is close enough to Kernersville so that if we moved back, we would be familiar with the surroundings. It is top on our list and we visit open houses there every time we go home.
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Old 08-07-2007, 10:45 PM
Location: The 12th State
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The beauty about living in the triad is that you can enjoy what each of these cities have to offer. A good central location between the three is Kernersville, NC , Union Cross, NC, Horneytown NC (try for the Davidson County side for cheaper taxes) Georgetown, & Wallburg

They are all great laid back friendly towns
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