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Old 01-26-2007, 11:43 PM
 
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Can anyone tell me about Halifax - Enfield - Scotchneck area is there work there? and what are the homes going for? is it a place we might want to live(looking for rural) and how far to Raleigh or Rocky Mount? my husband does irrigation for work is there anything around these areas?
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Old 01-27-2007, 01:22 PM
 
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You might wanna check roanoake rapids, on I95 north of enfield and halifax. It is a nice community, with a big lake near by. Enfield is about 20 minutes from rocky mount. From raliegh, id say about a hour and a half or more.
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Old 02-09-2007, 07:56 AM
 
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We are looking to relocate to Enfield. I loved the town of Scotland Neck as well. The cashier said it was a great place to live as long as you had a job or a car. Downtown Enfield could be just cute, but the downtown strip is empty. I do not think it will take long for Halifax, Enfield to be revived. There is Carolina Crossroads just outside of Halifax- to be 750 acre entertainment park that is supposed to employ 12000 people (so I hear).

Carolina Crossroads is about 15 min from Enfield. We drove to Raleigh and it was about 1 hr and 10 min to the inter beltline. I also have heard rumors that University of North Carolina is putting a new campus in Rocky Mount (20 Min from Enfield). All of these things will bring jobs to the area and from what I hear that is very much needed...

I just hope that folks are excepting of outsiders there, everyone seemed kind when we were there???? Good luck, maybe we will meet up there!
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Old 05-27-2007, 12:33 PM
 
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Default Enfield, NC

Am looking to retire to North Carolina (possibly or SC). I am 58 years old and currently live in Southern California. Although our weather can't be beat, the costs for housing, etc. are out of line. I have about 250,000 in equity in my home and can go almost anywhere and pay cash for a home. Must be a large historic home and possibly bed and breakfast potential. Problem is most of the ones I find are in very small towns and being older I must have good medical facilities around as I am not getting younger. Saw the beautiful historic home in Enfield and price is right but the more I hear about Enfield, Halifax, etc. - it sounds like the towns are pathetic and going down hill. South Carolina is a possibility but the homes are higher and I would rather not have a mortgage. Since it is just me and my dogs I really am flexible about where to go. Larger towns in NC are a possibility but can I find what I want?? Is someone familiar with NC as far as university towns or college towns that I might look at? Usually medical facilities are quite good where the schools are.
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