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12-07-2006, 02:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Canes4me View Post
College room mate has lived there for around 15 years and loves it. Typical college town with trendy eclectic shops near the campus and a revitalization effort downtown. Crime rate is low even for NC standards which is low to begin with. Local politics is right of center and the area is considered to be in the Bible belt of NC. Great place to raise a family so that means not much of a hell raising party town. One hour to mountains, hour and half to Charlotte, hour and half to Raleigh, 4 hours to the beaches all on interstate highways. Excellent medical facilities and reasonable housing market. I would plan every bit of 2 hours from there to the RBC Center, but you might want to check out the Greensboro Generals of the ECHL which would be 30 minutes away. Good luck with your choice....
Sorry, Canes4me, but the Greensboro Generals haven't taken the ice in three years now - their last season was 2003-2004. There's been talk about a new ECHL team in Greensboro but as of now, it's not come to fruition.

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