GASSAWAY — After floods, droughts and winter storms that tax normal channels of aid beyond their limits, the West Virginia National Guard can be counted on to step up and pitch in to keep Mountain State residents safe, sustained and supplied with what’s needed to get them back on their feet.

It began as a mysterious disease with frightening potential. Now, just two months after America’s first confirmed case, the country is grappling with a lethal reality: The coronavirus has killed more than 1,000 people in the United States, a toll that is increasing at an alarming rate.

As a former critical care nurse in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Sara Morrison is picking up her needles and accepting a new kind of call to action: She is joining dozens of other Charleston Area Medical Center volunteers who are sewing medical masks for those on the front lines of …

Students who were set to graduate from West Virginia University’s main campus this spring will now have to wait until December for an in-person graduation ceremony, following WVU’s switch to online classes for most students for the rest of this semester.

Michael Tawney, the general manager of Park Place Stadium Cinemas, had a grim task on Monday: clearing the list of movies that would be playing right now — if the theater was open — from the two-story sign overlooking Washington Street in Charleston.