A barred owl left dazed, confused and severely concussed following an encounter with a car on Charleston’s Bridge Road on Feb. 22 returned to its home in the forest surrounding the Sunrise Carriage Trail on Sunday, as a small crowd of well-wishers looked on.

Girl Scouts (left to right) Coralei Reilly, 6, Evelyn Yuhase, 6, and Ruby Perry, 6, work on their creation, a Tagalong shake, during Thursday’s Cookie Taste-Off event at the Marriott in Charleston. The event pairs teams of Girl Scouts with area chefs to make desserts based off classic Girl S…

West Virginia State University President Dr. Anthony Jenkins (right) and Dr. R. Charles Byers place a wreath by the grave of Mary Barnes, a former slave who, along with her children, sold the land in Institute where the school is located to the state of West Virginia. The state Legislature e…