Basil Smith holds onto his 1-year-old daughter Piper’s wrist and ankle as she slides on the playground at Washington Manor in Charleston on Monday. They were enjoying the beautiful weather outside with his nephews Brody Hodge, 2, and Bentley Hodge, 3.

Royal Renovations painters (from left) William Lusk, James Harbaugh and Cody Baley brush on a fresh coat of paint to the exterior front of a house on Quarrier Street, in Charleston, on Thursday.

The long-term ramifications of Kanawha County’s pivot to allow ATVs and UTVs on paved highways are unknown. Critics of the reversal remain vocal in their opposition, citing concerns ranging from rider and pedestrian safety to noise pollution.