Cover Story

Seth Stokes
June 01, 2017 - 9:30 am
Electric Vehicles are the latest craze in the strive for going green. Carmakers all over the world are coming out with their own version of an all electric car that does not use any gas whatsoever. Currently, in the Upstate, only the Ford Focus Electric and Nissan Leaf can be found at dealerships...
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Seth Stokes
May 18, 2017 - 9:01 am
In this week's edition of the WORD Cover Story we take a look at solar energy and how businesses use it to become more carbon neutral and save money as well as what some electric companies think of it. I caught up with Jeff Redderson, the Assistant VP of Facilities and Campus Services for Furman,...
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Seth Stokes
May 11, 2017 - 6:11 am
In this week's edition of the WORD cover story, we continue our small towns in the upstate series with a look at the Town of Lyman. I met with Betty, owner of Trading Pages bookstore and a former resident, to see what doing business in a small town is like as well as life in Lyman. Video of WORD...
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Seth Stokes
May 03, 2017 - 5:17 pm
In this week's edition of the WORD cover story we take a look at the opioid issue in the Upstate. It is an issue that can affect anyone. It even hit former State Representative Eric Bedingfield's family. Hear what he has to say Video of Seth Stokes Interviews St. Rep. Eric Bedingfield Law...
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Seth Stokes
April 27, 2017 - 6:00 am
In this week's edition of the WORD Cover Story, we take a look at millennials. They are a fast paced, quick thinking, technologically savvy generation. I spoke with a poli-sci professor at Clemson who works with them every day and a research psychologist and psychoanalyst who has a bit of a...
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Seth Stokes
April 20, 2017 - 7:11 am
There are several different points of view on the social civil war going on in our country right now. One perspective that I found particularly unique is that of Patrick Sapp. He is an african-american, a star on the gridiron at Clemson who all played in the NFL. Now, Mr. Sapp is on the board of...
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Seth Stokes
April 13, 2017 - 8:46 am
For this week’s edition of the 106.3 WORD cover story we are beginning a monthly series taking a look at small towns in the Upstate. Fountain Inn was first on the list. So I traveled there and met with a couple of people who may know a thing or two about the town; the Director of the History Center...
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Ed Jenson
April 06, 2017 - 3:14 pm
Last month firemen from several fire departments fought the blaze at the Century Oaks Apartment complex. A fire ripped through the complex leaving 9 units damaged or destroyed and leaving 45 people without homes. 1063 WORD news talked with Parker Assistant fire chief Brad Johnson about how...
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Seth Stokes
April 06, 2017 - 8:53 am
Late last month, residents at the Century Oaks Apartments in Greenville County dealt with a traumatic event. A fire ripped through the complex, leaving 45 people without homes. The Fire Department and EMT’s were on hand to fight the blaze and to help anyone with injuries. They were not the only...
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