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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    FILE - In this Monday, May 14, 2018 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation after party at Wollman Rink in Central Park in New York. Smollett, who is black and gay, has said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs early Jan. 29, 2019. Chicago police said on Saturday, Feb. 16, "the trajectory of the investigation" into the reported attack on Smollett has shifted and they want to conduct another interview with the "Empire" actor. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
    February 20, 2019 - 8:56 pm

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local):

    7:50 p.m.

    Attorneys for Jussie Smollett say...

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    February 20, 2019 - 4:38 pm

    The South Carolina House has suspended debate after a representative collapsed on the House floor.

    House Speaker Jay Lucas says Rep. Jimmy Bales was alert and taking coherently to him...

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    February 20, 2019 - 4:32 pm

    Conservation groups suing President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests want a judge to halt preparatory work for the drilling until their case is heard in...

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    February 20, 2019 - 12:46 pm

    South Carolina lawmakers have heard from supporters and critics of proposed legislation to reform South Carolina's prison system.

    Members of a House subcommittee on Wednesday heard from...

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    February 20, 2019 - 12:42 pm

    A state senator says legalizing marijuana for medicinal use in South Carolina would empower doctors to better serve their patients.

    Medical professionals, military veterans and other...

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    FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 that he is running for president in 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
    February 19, 2019 - 6:20 pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination again, a decision that will test whether he can still...

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    February 19, 2019 - 4:11 pm

    South Carolina officials say new data show tourism has been responsible for $22.6 billion, marking six consecutive years of record-breaking growth for the industry in the state.

    South...

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    February 19, 2019 - 3:35 pm

    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and members of the General Assembly are supporting legislation to elevate the Department of Veteran Affairs to a cabinet level position.

    A bipartisan group...

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