sub-standard schools, no jobs, falling house value
Waiting and hoping home prices will rise so we can sell out without losing too much to recover.
the school system has failed the no student left behind standards every year recently. They had NO FUNDS for marching band, but thousands for lights on the football field. The school superintendent claims he is over-qualified as he has worked in a lengthy list of school districts, this means not one of them would keep him for any length of time.
The only decent jobs here are factory work in a chemical or plastics plant, but unless you have a GOOD GOOD friend in human resources, you have a better chance of winning the next five lotteries in a row.
It's not a bad retirement area as houses are cheaper every day, and there are a few attractions in the area thanks to being on the West Virginia border.
Driving through the Parkersburg, WV/ Belpre,OH area you will find hospitals, drug stores, bars and churches, but almost NOTHING else.
The cost of living is low Read More