Guest house

Fears grow over plans for Waverley Guest House in Southend

Plans to convert a beachfront guesthouse into a care home for vulnerable and homeless people with mental health issues face growing opposition. The Stephen’s Place charity has submitted a proposal to renovate the Waverley Guest House in the East Esplanade. The Southend-based charity said the care home would help with its “charitable purposes” to “alleviate […]


task force makes drug-related arrests in and around Martha Berry motels | Local News

Agents of the Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force, armed with search warrants, made 14 drug-related criminal arrests in and around several motels along the Martha Berry Boulevard corridor. According to Rome’s Deputy Police Chief Debbie Burnett, the task force had gathered intelligence on the raids in recent months. During the execution of the warrants, the officers […]


Beach vacationers can save money on rooms

Looking for a beach vacation? Some Jersey Shore hotels say vacationers are coming back and gobbling up rooms. “There is definitely a fever in the cabins,” said Christina Ranuro, owner of White Sands Oceanfront Resort & Spa in Point Pleasant Beach. “People are finally looking to break free. I see guests I haven’t seen since […]


Youth hostels are making a comeback from Utrecht to Yerevan

While most of the world was stranded over the past year, hostels in destinations around the world – from Utrecht (Netherlands) and Yerevan (Armenia) to Greenville (South Carolina, United States), have quietly engaged in unique ways, and are preparing for post-pandemic travel. The Green Elephant, in Maastricht, the Netherlands, has been named Extraordinary New Hostel, […]