Patrick Gentry

Patrick Gentry is a News Reporter/Content Creator at 106.3 WORD.  Patrick is responsible for creating compelling content and delivering timely information to our listeners on the Upstate’s premiere news/talk station.

Patrick spent some time up north going to college and working in radio in Cleveland, but after a few years of big city living, soon realized that the Upstate was home. Patrick now feeds his radio bug at Entercom Upstate in Greenville, South Carolina. You can be assured that Patrick will give you an accurate, honest, and creative report of all things Upstate South Carolina.

Patrick raises a young son and serves his church in Lyman, South Carolina.

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    June 14, 2019 - 4:31 pm

    A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when, or even if,  Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure.

    South Carolina has no drugs to...

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    June 14, 2019 - 4:19 pm

    Authorities say a police officer investigating a panic alarm shot a South Carolina homeowner who opened his door and pointed a gun at the deputy.

    Greenville County Sheriff's Lt. Ryan...

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    June 14, 2019 - 4:15 pm

    A week-long search for a missing South Carolina pony has come to end. Yesterday, Stolen Horse International, a Facebook group dedicated to locating missing horses, confirmed that Pikachu, the 2-...

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    June 14, 2019 - 1:28 pm

    Authorities are looking for a driver who struck a South Carolina trooper while fleeing from a traffic checkpoint in Orangeburg County.

    The Highway Patrol said Trooper M.R. Burgess was...

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    June 14, 2019 - 1:21 pm

    Authorities in South Carolina's westernmost county are searching for those responsible for vandalizing one church and desecrating graves at another.

    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is...

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    June 14, 2019 - 1:01 pm

    A K-9 handler suspended for using excessive force on a suspect is back on duty in South Carolina.

    WCBD-TV says Deputy Kenneth Sandefur was suspended from the K-9 division for 40 hours...

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    June 13, 2019 - 5:45 am

    In this week’s 106.3 WORD Cover Story, it’s summertime! That means, vacations, road trips, pool parties, and a host of other activities that will bring you outside.

    Summer is a time of year...

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    June 12, 2019 - 4:21 pm

    The South Carolina father convicted of killing his five children won't testify on his behalf or make a statement to a jury deciding whether he gets the death penalty.

    Timothy Jones Jr....

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    June 12, 2019 - 11:49 am

    Authorities say a 6-year-old girl has died in a shooting in a South Carolina home where no adults were around.

    North Charleston Police Department spokesman Spencer Pryor said the girl...

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    June 12, 2019 - 11:45 am

    Greenville businesswoman Dorothy Dowe defeated Greenville Attorney Lindsey Jacobs to win yesterday's Democratic Primary for the At-Large Greenville City Council seat. 

    Dowe will face...

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