Evan Smith

Evan Peter Smith is a reporter and multimedia producer from Ohio who has spent more than six years covering local and national news for a variety of publications, including Forbes and the USA Today Network. Before joining the Entercom team, he served as a political consultant and writer in Washington, DC, and a beat reporter covering crime, local government and economic trends in rural Appalachia Ohio.

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    May 20, 2019 - 4:49 pm

    At the Hyatt Regency hotel in Greenville, Aventer Gray, the wife of controversial Pastor John Gray, had the conference room decked out in pink, with offerings for the 400 or so people in...

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    May 20, 2019 - 4:17 pm

    Well, it’s that time of year again, when the synchronized fireflies overtake Congaree National Park.

    Beginning about a week ago, volunteers at the park saw what they called “intermittent...

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    May 17, 2019 - 2:42 pm

    The Greek Festival is here once again, which means lots of shaved lamb, dancing, and honey-coated deserts right here in Greenville.

    The annual event, which takes place at 406 N. Academy...

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    May 17, 2019 - 2:38 pm

    Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office say they have recovered more than $200,000 worth of stolen goods, all hidden in an underground tunnel system on some land in Piedmont.

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    May 17, 2019 - 2:32 pm

    Earlier this week South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham unveiled his plan to deal with the ongoing influx of migrants into our southern border.

    The Republican lawmaker says changes need

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    May 16, 2019 - 3:56 pm

    A Greenville native has taken home the biggest prize on this latest season of Survivor. 

    Chris Underwood won "Survivor: Edge of Extinction," despite having been the third person voted out....

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    May 15, 2019 - 2:59 pm

    As a means of expanding enrollment, Converse College is considering adding co-ed undergraduate programs and changing its name to Converse University.

    One of the oldest women’s colleges in...

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    May 15, 2019 - 2:35 pm

    A woman has filed a civil suit against the Burger King on West Faris Road in Greenville, claiming that a cheeseburger and some chicken nuggets she ate three years ago are to blame for chronic...

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    May 14, 2019 - 3:06 pm

    It may sound odd to focus all on blood during the celebration of National Police Week, but the organizers behind The Blood Connection, a local nonprofit, say it actually is a perfect fit.

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    May 14, 2019 - 2:37 pm

    While we may still be lagging behind cities like Ashville or Charleston, tourism in Greenville has been on a steady rise, thanks in no small part to the city’s downtown restaurant and art scene....

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