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Lee Hincks/Post & Courier

  • The day after the South Carolina State Fair ended, dozens of lost-and-found items dropped from rides or left behind all in the excitement of food booths and carnival games are strewn in an office behind a vacant corn dog stand.The leftovers from the 12-day event that attracted some 400,000 visitors include a wide assortment of single shoes and sandals (including a thigh-high boot), a pile of stuffed animals, a large handful of cellphones and a huge box with sets of keys. They were joined by a wheelchair, a stroller, a giant teddy bear and a TV remote.Fair Guest Services Director Howard Still and his team have gathered the unclaimed items and work to return what's left of the collection that looks like an impromptu garage sale.