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Old 03-20-2011, 08:59 PM
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Hello, our family of 8 will be moving somewhere in the Statesboro or Savannah area this summer. I am so excited to be near the beach, and history, and all the other fun things there will be to do and make a part of our new life there. My husband only has to travel to Statesboro twice a week. We could live about an hour to an 1 1/2 maximum hour drive away. My biggest question is this: I will have children in HS, Jr High, grade school, and preschool, also, maybe a college student coming home for the summer. I also have a child with Aspergers' Syndrome, a higher functioning type of Autism. I cannot pay for private school and I have, of course, missed the deadline for any charter school this year.....Where is a great school to put each of my kids and really, where is a school with good help (Special Ed) for my 7th grader. Any help or pointing me in a direction to ask more questions is very appreciated. Also, if it means anything, we have lived in the South before, Montgomery, AL for 5 years. Are things similar, should I expect something new and unique to the Savannah area? Because we all talk like Yankees, but we can and would love to assimilate as much as possible! Thank you again!
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Old 03-20-2011, 11:15 PM
Location: Metro Atlanta & Savannah, GA - Corpus Christi, TX
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I would recommend staying west of Savannah proper if your husband will be commuting to Statesboro, even two days a week. For good schools, Effingham (Rincon, Springfield, Guyton) or Bryan (Richmond Hill, Pembroke) counties are well known in the Savannah area. Pooler, located in the western part of Chatham is also a great area and growing rapidly. These areas would be less than an hour of commuting from Statesboro.
I have also lived in Montgomery for a short period of time and have family still there and I will tell you, you CANNOT compare Montgomery and Savannah. The two are drastically different from one another despite being close population-wise and both being in the south. Montgomery is more conservative and MUCH less pedestrian friendly with less to do than Savannah. In Savannah, we don't care where you're from or that you don't talk with a southern accent. Unlike other southern towns, most people won't bug you about going to their church either. You get the idea..
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Old 03-21-2011, 11:18 PM
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