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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    September 19, 2019 - 6:00 am

    On this week’s edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story, our own Chris Evans sat down with John Humphries, one of the founders of the Guard Your Life challenge, which aims to keep kids safe on the...

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    September 18, 2019 - 4:52 pm

    Brett Kavanaugh is back in the headlines after the New York Times reported that additional allegations of sexual misconduct were made against the Supreme Court Justice.

    It was later revealed...

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    September 18, 2019 - 4:44 pm

    The name of a man who died in a two vehicle collision in Spartanburg County has been released.

    On Wednesday, the coroner’s office announced that 34-year-old Jeffery Pebro Mack Roebuck...

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    September 18, 2019 - 4:41 pm

    A boil warning has been put in place for one South Carolina town.

    The Town of Lockhart experienced a water main break on Tuesday.

    That resulted in water being shut off all over town,...

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    September 17, 2019 - 4:38 pm

    With more and more cases of vaping-related illnesses spreading across the country, including right here in the Upstate, lawmakers have begun calling for vaping restrictions or outright bans....

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    September 17, 2019 - 4:22 pm

    The warnings about vaping have now hit the Upstate.

    Prisma Health Upstate announced on Tuesday that doctors have alerted South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control about...

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    September 17, 2019 - 4:18 pm

    Spartanburg police are now investigating after two men wearing masks broke into the Spartanburg Auto Mall and stole 30 sets of keys.

    One of those keys was used to steal a Chevy Equinox SUV...

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    September 17, 2019 - 4:15 pm

    Dorman High School announced on Facebook on Monday that one of its students, 15-year-old Sahiyd Thomas-Joyner, died over the weekend while on a church camping trip at Lake Keowee.

    According...

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    September 16, 2019 - 5:56 pm

    An Asheville man is now behind bars after police say he broke into several establishments, including multiple churches.

    The Asheville Police Department announced the arrest on Monday....

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    September 16, 2019 - 5:54 pm

    Help is needed to find a missing North Carolina teen.

    Deputies in Rutherford County are asking the public to help them find a missing, possibly runaway teen, who was last seen on September...

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