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anyone in MS

Posted by on Jul. 19, 2013 at 6:28 AM
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I recently applied to a job in Madison, Mississippi.  Does anyone live near there or know anything about it.  I currently live in Colorado, so I know weather will be very different.  I am more interested in what schools are like, activities for children, is it a good place to live for families, etc.  Stuff like that. 

Any information would be appreciated.  Thanks

by on Jul. 19, 2013 at 6:28 AM
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indowifey
by on Jul. 19, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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I am from MS, although I moved out of state 6 yrs ago. It can be a nice place to live, if you live in the right area. I would say in Madison, Ridgeland, Reservoir, or Brandon are the main areas I would look to live. They all have good schools. Madison is minutes away from Jackson, the capital, crime is out of this world. Stay out of Jackson. As far as things to do, eh...not tons but all of the places i mentioned have decent sports if your kids are into that. Parks, libraries, natural science museum, children's museum....I'm sure you'll find something. It's the bible belt. There's still a bit of racism. But all in all it's not terrible as long as you are aware of certain areas.
You can look on craigslist to get an idea of rents, just choose Jackson as the area because it'll give you like 5 different options. Also read some of the news websites or newspapers. Contact the chamber of commerce....
Wlbt, wjtv, wapt. Those are the major news channels. Clarion ledger is the main metro area newspaper.
dingysfamily
by Gold Member on Jul. 19, 2013 at 11:23 AM

There should be a group for MS that you can join and get more in

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by Ruby Member on Jul. 19, 2013 at 4:50 PM

Good luck :)

Katmegali
by on Jul. 19, 2013 at 6:49 PM

Biloxi is a Great place to live.. on the Ms Gulf coast.. I just moved away but it's a nice place to me. A lot of Casinos but still much for the kids.. hour from New Orleans or Mobile

Kathy489
by Bronze Member on Jul. 19, 2013 at 6:56 PM

It might be a pretty place to live, but Mississippi always ranks right at or near the bottom in education. Google it.

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