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Old 03-13-2009, 12:59 PM
 
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what town is a good starter place? minium wage jobs, cheap rent,etc.
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Old 03-13-2009, 04:47 PM
 
Location: Wheeling, West Virginia
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I grew up in Fairmont, WV. I moved away for college and am probably not moving back for the simple reason that I want to live in a larger city for awhile.

But! I would recommend the Clarksburg-Fairmont-Morgantown section of WV to anyone in the near future. It is really beginning to boom due to a few reasons. For one, the new technology park that came to Fairmont awhile ago has really opened up a market for that field (I'm not sure which field you're in, but a wide variety of job opportunities came from it!) I think another reason this section might be a good choice is that businesses are beginning to recognize its potential accessability. I-79 runs directly up to Pittsburgh and down through the entire state. Anytime an area gets a lot of traffic, businesses flock. Hence, more jobs open up.

Now, with all that being said, Fairmont is still a place that holds one of the highest number of geriatric residents and not a large general population. Not saying that's bad, but just to clarify it's not a hoppin' place quite yet. I'm not sure if it will ever obtain the population of a larger city unless something major changes.

Morgantown has more of a younger crowd due to the university and has a ton more to do, but many describe it as a typical college town - and a very congested one at that because of its small size and very large population density.

Clarksburg seems to me to be more rural than fairmont and morgantown. But i'm not sure much about it I haven't spent very much time there except for visiting the mall!

Hope that helps !
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Old 03-13-2009, 05:09 PM
 
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ya that helps, do you know how much rent is about in clarksburg for a two bedroom, i live in connecticut now and pay 800 a month so i'm looking to live somewhere cheaper.
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Old 03-13-2009, 05:38 PM
 
Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia
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You might want to look into Martinsburg, WV. Located in Berkeley County, we are known as the fastest growing county in WV due to our closeness to Washington, DC (only 70 miles away!) Here are some links that provide some useful information about our area. If you have any questions, please let me know. -mmccul

Martinsburg, West Virginia. Northern Gateway to the Shenandoah Valley. Offering valuable information about Martinsburg, Berkeley County West Virginia, site will feature local information, calendar of events, tourist information, shopping and hotel gu

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Homes in Martinsburg WV, New Homes in West Virginia – Martinsburg Station (New award-winning subdivision by Toll Brothers, might be to expensive for what you are looking for).
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Old 03-13-2009, 05:57 PM
 
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ok so i was misinformed i don't think my job is out there, i think it's only in virginia. i work at stop& shop which is also affiliated with giant, so to get a transfer i have to go there. do you know of any giant or stop& shop grocery stores in wv?
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Old 03-13-2009, 06:01 PM
 
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Old 03-13-2009, 06:29 PM
 
Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia
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ok so i was misinformed i don't think my job is out there, i think it's only in virginia. i work at stop& shop which is also affiliated with giant, so to get a transfer i have to go there. do you know of any giant or stop& shop grocery stores in wv?
In Martinsburg, there is a grocery store called Martin's, which is a chain owned by Giant. (I assume we are reffering to the same Giant).


Welcome*-* Giant
MARTIN’S® Food Markets
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Old 03-13-2009, 06:40 PM
 
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awesome it is the same giant, thanks for info gonna research more towns that have martins, so what town you in how much is rent?
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Old 03-13-2009, 06:55 PM
 
Location: Gary, WV & Springfield, ME
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First it was VA and now it is WV. All in the span of 8 posts. I smell a troll.
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Old 03-13-2009, 07:03 PM
 
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what are you talkin about alicet, troll my butt, i'm lookin for somewhere to live in either virginia or west virginia pyscho, go somewhere else
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