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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    December 16, 2018 - 9:46 pm

    A South Carolina inmate is suing the state prisons department, saying the agency violated his religious freedoms by not allowing him to smoke marijuana.

    Media outlets report 41-year-old...

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    December 16, 2018 - 9:40 pm

    A retiring legislator appears to be benefiting from a last minute change to a bill concerning the state agency he has been offered a job as director.

    Republican Rep. Mike Pitts of...

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    December 16, 2018 - 9:34 pm

    South Carolina's top prosecutor is applauding a federal judge's ruling that President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.

    Attorney General Alan tells The Associated...

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    December 15, 2018 - 7:45 am

    Darlington Raceway has donated $4,000 on behalf of a Florence Police Department officer killed in the line of duty in October.

    The NASCAR race track gave the money to the Boys and Girls Club...

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    December 15, 2018 - 6:30 am

    Eight schools won grants to support efforts to educate the next generation of environmental stewards, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced today.

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    In this Dec. 12, 2018, photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, leaves federal court after his sentencing in New York. Trump has gone from denying knowledge of any payments to women who claim to have been mistresses to apparent acknowledgement of those hush money settlements – though he claims they wouldn't be illegal. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
    December 15, 2018 - 12:38 am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Shaken and facing a prison term, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women...

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    FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, then - National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Flynn is relaxed and hopeful even as the possibility of prison looms when he's sentenced in the Russia probe Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. The retired three-star general pleaded guilty last year to lying to the FBI about conversations he had with the then-Russian ambassador to the U.S. during President Donald Trump's White House transition. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
    December 14, 2018 - 8:48 pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel's office pushed back Friday at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael...

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    December 14, 2018 - 5:59 pm

    President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his next chief of staff, ending a chaotic search for a new chief of staff that had been inching forward with the feel of...

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    December 14, 2018 - 4:32 pm

    Governor Henry McMaster today announced the appointment of Charles Dalton of Greenville to serve as a member of the Commission on Higher Education. Mr. Dalton, who recently retired as president...

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    People talk inside a Facebook “pop-up” trailer in New York’s Bryan Park on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. The company hosted a one-day event open to the public, with Facebook employees on hand to answer questions about privacy settings and other issues. The pop-up event caps a difficult year for the company.(AP Photo/Barbara Ortutay)
    December 14, 2018 - 12:37 pm

    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says a software bug affecting nearly 7 million users may have exposed a broader set of photos to app developers than what these users intended....

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