Cover Story

Patrick Gentry
May 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
For this week’s 106.3 WORD Cover Story, I took a gorgeous drive down Highway 25 to Due West, South Carolina to learn about a new program being added to Erskine College’s athletic program. The Erskine athletic director won’t be needing to order equipment such as footballs, helmets or pads. In fact,...
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Patrick Gentry
May 22, 2019 - 6:00 am
With Memorial Day happening on Monday, this week's WORD Cover Story is focusing on remembering South Carolina's fallen heroes. How do people honor their lost loved ones? Evan Smith spoke with James Mulak, who served in the United States Marine Corp and who now works as a case coordinator for...
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May 15, 2019 - 3:37 pm
This for this week’s cover story, we sat down with Laura Bain, Furman’s Associate Director of Sustainability Assessments, and Scot Sherman, Furman’s Director of Landscaping and Construction in order to find out exactly how they maintain a beautiful campus; while also being an example to all when it...
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Patrick Gentry
May 02, 2019 - 5:45 am
In this week's edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story we are covering the ever-growing popular CBD trend in the Upstate. Whether CBD is purchased from a specialized shop or your local gas station, we wanted to know if CBD products are not only safe, but do they work? Patrick Gentry spoke with an...
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Evan Smith
April 25, 2019 - 8:30 am
On this week’s edition of the 1063 WORD Cover story, we’re taking a look at screen time for kids. We spoke with Jean Rogers, of the Campaign for a Commerical Free Childhood , about how it impacts children and what parents can do. So what are the effects of too much screen time for kids? Listen to...
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Patrick Gentry
April 18, 2019 - 5:45 am
For this week’s 106.3 WORD Cover Story, the idea started because I got sick. I didn’t want to have to take time out of work to sit in the doctor’s office for what is a fairly mild ailment. So, instead of calling the doctor, hoping I could get an appointment, then take time out of the day to sit in...
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Patrick Gentry
April 11, 2019 - 5:45 am
In this week's 106.3 WORD Cover Story we take a look at how the generosity of a community in conjunction with a local non-profit, Habitat for Humanity, is making veteran's dreams come true one house at a time. I talked to one Army veteran who told me that thanks to Habitat for Humanity's help, she'...
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Patrick Gentry
April 04, 2019 - 4:45 am
In this week’s edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story we are having the same problems as you with the watery eyes, sneezing and the bright yellow powder that turns our cars green. It’s allergy season as well as the focus of this week’s Cover Story. I interviewed Dr. John Pulcini with Prisma Health's...
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Patrick Gentry
March 20, 2019 - 9:22 pm
In this week's edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story, we take a look at the farm to table movement in the Upstate, including restaurants, shops, and farmers' markets. I found out about one Upstate town has been encouraging residents drive past the big box grocery store to shop with their local...
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Patrick Gentry
March 07, 2019 - 5:45 am
In this week’s edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story… It’s What The Hack. What you should be on the lookout for while online. I talked to a renowned security expert and columnist Roger Grimes about security concerns where your device isn’t being hacked – you are. You probably think posting things...
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