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Old 09-26-2006, 01:25 PM
 
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Im from just 35 miles north of Louisville, Ky, where they have some gang activity in the West end. I guess when I think of gang activity I think of South Central L.A., New York, Kansas City, ect.
I did a comparison of Louisville and Greeley and Greeley is nothin compared to Louisville. But for me ANY gang activity would seem like alot. I did a search on Denver and it made Louisville seem like Mayberry. L.A. had better numbers than Denver???
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Old 09-26-2006, 02:17 PM
 
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You are right the gang activity in Greeley (and even Denver) is very minimal, petty stuff. Mostly property crime or drug dealing. Rural CO (like the rest of rural America) has a huge meth problem so the gangs are moving to rural areas. The solution, don't do meth or get involved with people who do and you won't really run into these gangs.
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Old 09-26-2006, 04:11 PM
 
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Meth is a big problem in my small town of about 7,000 people, 30,000 in the county. It is the biggest county, other than Marion (Indy) in Indiana, with plenty of houses way out in nowhere cookin up Meth. I moved to go to college and came back 4 years later and the place went from a nice, hardworking middle class town to nothin but meth heads. It's sad that a whole town can go to hell in less than 5 years!
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Old 12-04-2006, 02:41 AM
 
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Well seeing as I currently live in Greeley I can tell you that the gangs aren't that big of problem to the middle class yet. However thanks to rural America the ingredients for meth are availible in tool sheds of farms and the tweekers dont take the time to think about their actions. The biggest threat is to the college students as one of the first missions of the Surenos is to go and jump a college student. You can see them out in the open and most are segregated to the poorer parts of Greeley with most of the activity happening north of 7th and 7th (Avenues and streets in Greeley are both numbered.) However if you either stay near the University or farther west there are some very nice neighborhoods
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Old 12-04-2006, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Between Belmont & Cramerton, North Carolina
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Hoosierteacher, my wife and I moved from Indiana to Fort Collins a couple of years ago -- and we will move back to Indiana soon. Even though Colorado seems to be a nice place to live (Mountains, low humidity, etc.) the people are much less friendly than in the Midwest, the property is more expensive, and it is really really dry out here.
My wife got her master's at the university in Greeley and hates the town. Of course, there are some nicer areas but many people are moving away because of the reasons like meth, illegal immigrants, and the resulting decline in quality of life. Also, the city itself is not very pretty and the surrounding land is flat and dry. If you're from southern Indiana and used to rolling green hills, you will have a hard time adjusting.
Another drawback in Colorado are the universities. The major 4-year public schools (University of Colorado & Colorado State University) are considerably worse and have much less funding than the major public schools in Indiana (Indiana University and Purdue University). This might become important when you have children.
Fort Collins is a pretty town but it also increasingly struggles w/ crime resulting from meth addicts. These especially include identity theft, burglary, and gang activities.
The people in Fort Collins are very conservative, even compared to us Hoosiers. One good thing about Fort Collins is that the K-12 school system is pretty good and that there are some IB World Schools in town.

Hope that helps!
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Old 12-02-2010, 11:51 AM
 
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I'm very interested in the Greeley/Fort Collins area, can anyone give me info on that? Specifically, what is the weather like, towns like, are there good schools, churches, etc? And any other tidbits...
I want to buy a liquer store in east of UNC , please give some tips how it works , is it good to start retail store in this area?
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Old 12-02-2010, 11:59 AM
 
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I am thinking to buy a liquer store in east of UNC, please suggest me ,

is that busy area or safer? what are bad points and what are goods to starts please....
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