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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    October 21, 2018 - 9:32 am

    South Carolina authorities are investigating a collision that involved a school bus carrying 35 people, including the driver.

    The Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol says it...

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    This frame grab from video provided by Televisa, shows migrants bound for the U.S.-Mexico border waiting on a bridge that stretches over the Suchiate River, connecting Guatemala and Mexico, in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. The gated entry into Mexico via the bridge has been closed. The U.S. president has made it clear to Mexico that he is monitoring its response. On Thursday he threatened to close the U.S. border if Mexico didn't stop the caravan. (Televisa via AP)
    October 20, 2018 - 3:22 pm

    TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):

    1:15 p.m....

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    October 20, 2018 - 11:33 am

    Divers spent two days deep inside a South Carolina sewer, pulling out huge balls of oily, black used wet wipes and baby wipes that had clogged intake pumps.

    The Charleston Water System...

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    October 20, 2018 - 7:00 am

    During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control wants to remind women of the importance of identifying breast cancer as early as possible....

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    October 19, 2018 - 5:17 pm

    A Greenwood man received a 25-year prison sentence and a $50,000 fine today for selling a large amount of cocaine and marijuana to an undercover police informant in Spartanburg County.

    Dana...

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    Honduran migrants rush across the border towards Mexico, in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Migrants broke down the gates at the border crossing and began streaming toward a bridge into Mexico. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
    October 19, 2018 - 4:01 pm

    TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):

    1:55 p.m....

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    October 19, 2018 - 3:36 pm

    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and the state's congressional delegation urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to reconsider his administration's plan to shut down a half-built nuclear fuel...

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    October 19, 2018 - 3:11 pm

    Abbeville County School District officials confirmed students and adults have been injured in a school bus crash on Highway 25 near Nation Road this afternoon.

    School officials said the...

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    October 19, 2018 - 2:45 pm

    A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for biting off his ex-girlfriend's lip.

    Greenville prosecutor Walt Wilkins told news outlets that 23-year-old Seth Aaron...

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