Cover Story

Seth Stokes
August 31, 2017 - 8:39 am
In this week's edition of the 106.3 WORD cover story, we take a look at college football in the Upstate. The tailgating, the traditions, the economic impact. I sat down with a die-hard South Carolina fan, Stuart Kay, to find out what makes tailgating so special in Columbia and to learn about some...
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Seth Stokes
August 24, 2017 - 9:25 am
In this week's edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story, we are taking a look at concussions in football at the high school level. Concussions and head injuries continue to be a hot topic debated on TV, radio, social media, etc. Will the continuing research into head trauma from football cause the...
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Seth Stokes
August 17, 2017 - 9:15 am
In this week's edition of the 106.3 WORD Cover Story we take an in depth look at the solar eclipse that is happening Monday, August 21. I spoke with Kumar, Duke Energy's Distinguished Professor of Powered Engineering at Clemson, to find out what kind of research people are doing and the affect the...
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Seth Stokes
August 10, 2017 - 9:05 am
In this week's 1063 WORD Cover Story, we continue our small town series with a look at Greer. I spoke with James Carter, the owner of Empire Ltd. Studio which is a high end men's clothing consignment shop in downtown Green, about their program that teaches social cues to the youth in the community...
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Seth Stokes
July 27, 2017 - 9:16 am
In this week's edition of the WORD Cover Story, we take a look at fires that have been occuring on school buses. Ed Jenson spoke with Rayn Brown, the Chief Communications Officer with the Education Department, to find out more about how the state plans to rectify this issue. Ryan Brown - Ed.mp3...
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Seth Stokes
July 20, 2017 - 10:49 am
July is skin cancer awareness month so we took a look at the subject for this week's WORD Cover Story. Seth Stokes spoke with oncology nurse, Traci Freeman, RN/BSN/OCN; about the types of cancer, causes, treatments, preventions, etc. Traci Freeman Interview.mp3 Statics are from the American Cancer...
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Seth Stokes
July 13, 2017 - 11:27 am
In this week's edition of the WORD Cover Story, we continue our look at small towns in the upstate with a visit to Landrum. I had the opportunity to meet two very nice people in town. One a citizen of four years named Susan Caulk. The other, Patty Otto, owner of the Hare and Hound, a popular tavern...
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Seth Stokes
July 06, 2017 - 8:39 am
In this week's edition of the WORD Cover Story, we take a look at how the upstate has turned into a top vacation destination. I spoke with Taryn Scher (@TarynTKPR), whose PR firm, TK Public Relations, works alongside VisitGreenvilleSC to help market Greenville as a go to vacation spot. Video of...
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Seth Stokes
June 22, 2017 - 9:27 am
In this week's edition of the WORD Cover Story, I take a look at the standards and practices of South Carolina's standardized testing policies. Are they effective? Why does the Palmetto State rank so low nationwide? How do they approach students who are new to the country and do not speak the...
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Seth Stokes
June 08, 2017 - 9:32 am
In this week's edition of the WORD Cover Story we continue our small town series, focusing on Simpsonville, S.C. I took a look at the growing number of local restaurants and eateries in the downtown area. There are some really awesome places in downtown Simpsonville and I was fortunate to speak...
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