Selling our natural resources and beauty to the highest bidder, often times overseas not even bolstering our own economy by building pipelines with eminent domain, and creating short term jobs and destroying the land in the process. A state-tailored site readiness program could have three main goals: Just go to Colorado. Also, opioid addiction is rampant throughout the state, churches outnumber the Dollar General Stores only by a slight margin, people still hang rebel flags, the dress code is camouflage, and you’ll be hard pressed to find a store like Whole Foods nearby. I work in downtown Clarksburg, and I would say that the downtown and western areas are definitely more dicey. The hiking and skiing out west is better than anywhere else in the country. Quick question, if you have the time and don't mind: what's the cost of living like? If you move to Northern Virginia, it might be because you work in D.C. Exclusive coverage of Rivals Camp Series. Is there a pizza place I need to try? The two called Beckley home for … If you’re an outdoor enthusiast like me, it truly is Almost Heaven. There's even a difference between here and Summers county. If you're an outdoorsy person, you can find a lot to get into. 1. I was born and raised in WV for 24 years before moving to Colorado. I will say that I was really looking forward to the spring/summer time, as there seems to be a lot of things to do outdoors in the mountains and rivers. ET in Morgantown and will be … WV was home for 13 years. 1. As said in a different response, my posting will be to Clarksburg but it appears the actual building location is a little bit north. New companies and people are moving here all the time.” Williams added, “I’ve read that 80 people a day are moving into Raleigh-Durham. I'm originally from WV (left to find work) but planning a move to Washington. The Harper’s Ferry and Shepherdstown area are beautiful places to live but still about an hour away from major metropolitan areas. For activities, outdoors is huge in WV. Thanks for the info! Megan Constantino, 34, said she felt fortunate that she and her husband Frank, 36, were able to land good jobs in West Virginia. I agree that downtown Clarksburg is not dangerous. "country roads" are shit, and most counties don't have the budget to repave them with some decent asphalt, so they just roughly patch over every pot hole which inevitably ends up exploding next winter, while most of the "mountains" in my opinion, are just overrated hills. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the WestVirginia community. To be fair, the public source crime data is pretty high compared to the surrounding area. Thank you so much. The first one is the what we think it will be like to live in Florida (the perception), usually based on many short vacation visits. Here, we'll highlight three key West Side neighborhoods: West Colfax, Arvada, and Lakewood. Recently, I found out that I have the opportunity to move to the Clarksburg area for work. It has truth to it. Featuring the best of what the Mountain State of West Virginia has to offer! Oh and a county clerk south of Clarksburg yelled at a gay couple who went in to get a marriage license. It's a decent commute, but Morgantown has more amenities (though higher cost of living and ungodly traffic during the school year). Thanks for the hospitality and the sentiment! Breaking Recruiting News. That's my plan. However, if the posting and area translates out as well as we hope, we could definitely see laying down roots for good in the area. has already said he'll veto it but lawmakers say that they plan to override it. Here is some important information about this post: View the author's citations. But if you just want a great meal out, Chicago’s restaurant scene is one of the best in the country. West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced, as of November 14, 2020, a face covering must be worn at all times in indoor, public places.