Cover Story

Patrick Gentry
October 04, 2018 - 5:45 am
In this week’s 106.3 WORD Cover Story, with the upcoming midterm elections around the corner, and much talk about election tampering since the 2016 election we wanted to know, exactly how safe is your vote? How vulnerable are these aging voting machines to tampering; how do you really know that you...
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Patrick Gentry
September 26, 2018 - 9:24 pm
In this week’s 106.3 WORD Cover story, the idea was based on a WalletHub study that found South Carolina didn’t rank very highly in the category of “Teacher-Friendliness.” In fact, we placed 7th. In this week’s Cover Story, I wanted to know why South Carolina didn’t do so well in many factors that...
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Patrick Gentry
September 13, 2018 - 5:45 am
In this week’s Cover Story, as you might guess… Hurricane Florence is dominating the headlines and I did some research into what our state and local authorities have to say about their plans for the upcoming storm. I also talked to the director of emergency planning for the largest health care...
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Seth Stokes
September 06, 2018 - 7:15 am
In this week’s 1063 WORD Cover Story we are taking a look at cutting the cord from your cable or satellite provider. I spoke with a local Upstate resident, whose family has been cable and satellite free for several years now. We talk about the benefits of being a streaming only household as well as...
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Seth Stokes
August 30, 2018 - 7:24 am
In this week's edition of the 106.3 WORD cover story, we take a look at the Greer Streetscape Project that should start around the beginning of 2019. This is a project that has been several years in the making. It will transform Trade Street, which is the bustling epicenter of the town, into...
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August 16, 2018 - 6:00 am
In this week's edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story, we take a look into Yucca Mountain and how South Carolina could possibly offload it's large amounts of nuclear waste there. Yucca Mountain houses nuclear waste repository designated by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act amendments of 1987. It was...
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Seth Stokes
August 09, 2018 - 6:00 am
In this week’s edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story, we are taking a look at technology in the classroom. Schools are placing assignments in the cloud, students are collaborating through computers on projects, school districts are issuing Chromebooks to each student. Classrooms are really a...
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Seth Stokes
August 02, 2018 - 6:00 am
This week's edition of the WORD Cover Story focuses on this weekend's Tax-Free Weekend. I spoke with Bonnie Swingle, the Department of Revenue's Public Information Director, to learn more abou the retail holiday. Bonnie Swingle.mp3 For a list of exempt items you can log on to: dor.sc.gov/...
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Seth Stokes
July 19, 2018 - 6:00 am
In this week's edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story we take a look at the possibility of the Carolina Panthers, under new ownership, moving training camp away from the Upstate. I sat down with local realtor and big-time Panthers fan, Davey Basinger, to get a ran perspective on the possibility of...
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Seth Stokes
July 05, 2018 - 9:00 am
In this week's edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story, I take a look at A Ride to Remember; a three day bike ride to help end Alzheimer's. The ride will start in Simpsonville on Friday, July 13th and will end in Charleston on Sunday, July 15th. It covers 252 miles. I spoke with Ashton Houghton, the...
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