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Homeowners, hotels find lots of stuff left by guests

...mislaid possessions hotel staffers found at Baymont Inn and Suites off River Watch Parkway, said Terri Edwards, front desk clerk."We have signs posted stating that the hotel is not responsible for lost items, but if we find an item that's...
Augusta's homeless seek refuge from cold, pack shelters

...Pope 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...
Score a good deal with savings on Super Bowl party food

...few 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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Across the southeast

...people to death on Thanksgiving in a motel lobby. Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Jack Parker identified the dead as front-desk clerk Kim Olney, 28, of Birmingham; Dorothy Smith, 58, of Flushing, N.Y.; and 42-year-old truck driver John...
Across Georgia

...would-be robber When a man with a white pillowcase over his head walked into the Studio Lodge hotel on Friday, front desk clerk Joseph Hurd thought the maintenance man was playing a joke. But when the man said, "Get down!" and headed toward...
Six dead in Greenville motel fire

...the other end of the building and it was just getting worse." Wilson said she closed the door back and called the front desk clerk, who told the couple to escape down the front stairwell. "We couldn't see. There were people falling all over...
Evacuees head for Augusta

...Carolina and headed north, cancellations drained the wallets of local hotels. "This hurricane has a wider area," front desk clerk Sonya Edwards said at the 67-room Hampton Inn in Aiken. "We just know if it hits, the guests will be here. If...
Being a fan doesn't come cheap at Darlington

...119 for a motel room like this takes a lot of nerve," Williams said. "It's like they have no shame." The front desk clerk next door at the Comfort Inn shrugged her shoulders when asked about her property's $150-a-night room rate...
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Hotel robbed by armed gunman about 10:30 p.m., hotel employees said. The man, dressed in a dark plaid shirt and dark ski mask, held front-desk clerk Janet Alexander at gunpoint and demanded money from the hotel's register, she said. The man fled the hotel on...
Disturbance in The Force felt

...the fictional money leveraged by Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam Neeson) in The Phantom Menace. "You have to have cash," front desk clerk Nakisha Jones explained. More in tune with the Star Wars craze was the band of crazies attending an early-morning...
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