Jobs done as hobby still require licenses in Va.

January 20th, 2013 → 7:45 am @

ROANOKE Roanoke-based guitarist Bob Casey plays a lot of music, but he had never considered it to be more than anything but a glorified hobby. Occasional gigs put money in his pocket during his years at Virginia Western Community College. After he star…


Drier destinations

November 28th, 2011 → 1:12 pm @

The Tourism Authority of Thailand ‘s Central Region Office has announced that five of the 19 provinces under its jurisdiction are safe from the flood crisis and are ready to welcome tourists this winter.


Des Moines Social Club eyes central fire station for new home

November 21st, 2011 → 4:03 pm @

Des Moines Social Club leaders are exploring whether to buy or lease the city’s central fire station building after the fire department relocates a few blocks west.