When traveling, timing is everything

...came to the local museum. (I nodded knowingly.)I was still looking smug when I went inside the hotel and met the desk clerk."If you had only one day to see Milwaukee" I said, "what do you suggest?"Her eyes brightened and she said...

Augusta's homeless seek refuge from cold, pack shelters

...said.Augusta Rescue Mission housed eight men overnight Monday, about an average night for the shelter, said front desk clerk Lonnie Ward.The shelters planned to continue operating on an emergency weather plan through Wednesday, making sure...

Couple's love of animals led to successful business venture

...employees and has grown to a staff of 20 groomers, dog handlers, cleaners and office personnel. Handler and front desk clerk Erica Flakes, 21, said the work environment is a homey one."They make you feel like family," said Flakes, who...

Eunice Williams

...Following her retirement from Bath Mill, she was a Foster Grandparent in the Aiken County School System and was a Desk Clerk at the Croft House. In addition to her husband and parents, family members include daughters, Gale Whisenant, Warrenville...

Rants & Raves

...where you cut into my lane and almost hit me. RANT TO THE Columbia County Library. Kids running around screaming, desk clerks loudly talking. It's like a zoo! Doesn't anybody tell people to be quiet? It's a library. YOUR SUNDAY OPINION...

Score a good deal with savings on Super Bowl party food

...months ago for a physical. I was asked to pay a different amount from what I was told at work, so I asked the front desk clerk to call my insurance company. I was right in that instance as well.

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Georgia showing signs of recovery

SAVANNAH, Ga. --- Hotels are hiring desk clerks and housekeepers in anticipation of a spring tourist boom in Savannah, while even a rural Georgia city devastated by manufacturing...

Now's the time to become a stamp collector

...only 41 cents for them. You can thank me for the rise in sales. I'm the one who's been riding around town asking desk clerks to sell me all of their Forever stamps before May 12 -- when the price goes up. My plan is simple. I am going to...

Bill Kirby
Hotels had vacancies during Masters Week

...60-room motel's vacancies during Masters Week to new hotels entering the market. At Knights Inn, another budget hotel, desk clerk Jessica Kiener acknowledged having "vacancies on a few days." "Last year, I don't think we had any," she said...

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'80s 'point-and-click' works well when playing whodunit games

...takes him to a flophouse called Hotel Dusk where everyone seems to be hiding something. As Hyde interviews the gruff desk clerk, the spacey errand boy and an assortment of evasive guests, he discovers a 30-year-old mystery that may have a...

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