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Old 04-09-2012, 08:18 PM
 
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Im am single black mother with a 15 year old son and I am trying to move to NC by August.I was thinking about maybe Raleigh or Charlotte. I need help with findinga good SAFE area with a good high school and nice area.Any suggestions would be appreciated. Oh by the way im renting and looking to pay around 700 for an apartment.
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:22 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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You've asked a very general question. The more info you can provide, the more helpful people can be.

What has attracted you to NC, specifically, since you don't have a particular city in mind?

Do you have work lined up (I'm guessing not, since you don't know what city you want)? If not, what field do you hope to work in, and have you researched the job prospects in your field in various places?

Do you want a big city, small city, town, country....? How much are you looking to spend on rent/mortgage?


It's hard to answer your question as asked.
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:59 PM
 
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Raleigh and Charlotte have lots going for them but all of the negatives with bigger cities as well. Wake Co. Schools (Raleigh) are kind of a mess at the moment with things going on the past couple of years but still good schools. As stated specifics would mak eit easier to help.
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Old 04-16-2012, 10:18 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Seeing the mess that is CMS for my whole life and knowing plenty of people in Raleigh, I'd pick Raleigh over Charlotte for a good many reasons.
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