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Emily Pace

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Emily Pace joined WSPA in November, 2011 as a Digital Journalist, also known as a one-man-band reporter. 

Before coming to the Upstate, Emily worked for WACH, the FOX affiliate in Columbia, where she reported and anchored for nearly two years.  While in the Capital City, she covered numerous stories ranging from the inauguration of the state's first female governor and the affair allegations leading up to it, to the case against a mother in Orangeburg who confessed to killing her two children that gained national attention.

Emily is a South Carolina native, who hails from coastal Georgetown.  She graduated with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.

After college, Emily packed a warm winter coat and headed north to Marquette, MI.  During her time at WLUC, the NBC affiliate covering the state's Upper Peninsula, Emily served as a reporter and Weekend Anchor.  She had the opportunity to cover a wide variety of different topics, from a high-profile murder trial to a 200 mile sled dog race.

In her spare time, Emily enjoys volunteering with various homeless organizations, running, watching reality TV, spending time with her husband, and traveling when she can.

Emily is excited to be living and working in the Upstate.   If you have any issues that you want covered, please let her know.



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  • Family Shot, Including a 9 Yr Old Girl In Anderson

    Family Shot, Including a 9 Yr Old Girl In Anderson

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:45:34 GMT
    Anderson City Police say three people, inculding a 9 year old girl, were shot on Elizabeth Street Thursday night.Anderson City Police say three people, inculding a 9 year old girl, were shot on Elizabeth Street Thursday night.

    Anderson City Police say a family was shot in a drive-by shooting Thursday night.

    Anderson City Police say a family was shot in a drive-by shooting Thursday night.

     

  • Pickens Co. Deputy Injured In Crash

    Pickens Co. Deputy Injured In Crash

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:38:21 GMT
    A Pickens County Sheriff's Deputy is in the hospital after a crash in Easley. The Sheriff's office says Deputy Thomas Camp was injured when he lost control of his car on Edinburgh Lane at 4:25am Thursday.
    A Pickens County Sheriff's Deputy is in the hospital after a crash in Easley. The Sheriff's office says Deputy Thomas Camp was injured when he lost control of his car on Edinburgh Lane at 4:25am Thursday.
  • ‘Teacher Truth Tour' Makes Stop In Asheville

    ‘Teacher Truth Tour' Makes Stop In Asheville

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:26:43 GMT
    In Buncombe County, some students must share textbooks as the district continues to face budget cuts in the classroom.In Buncombe County, some students must share textbooks as the district continues to face budget cuts in the classroom.

    A group of teachers and parents joined Aim Higher Now on Wednesday in Asheville passed by the General Assembly.

    A group of teachers and parents joined Aim Higher Now on Wednesday in Asheville passed by the General Assembly.

  • SC Teen Competes in Food Network's "Chopped Teen Challenge"

    SC Teen Competes in Food Network's "Chopped Teen Challenge"

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-08-12 18:05:02 GMT
    Tommi Rae Fowler will appear on Chopped for the Teen Tournament on July 29.Tommi Rae Fowler will appear on Chopped for the Teen Tournament on July 29.
    Tommi Rae Fowler, 16, of Anderson County was one of 16 teens chosen nationally to compete in the Food Network's first-ever Chopped Teen Challenge series.
    Tommi Rae Fowler, 16, of Anderson County was one of 16 teens chosen nationally to compete in the Food Network's first-ever Chopped Teen Challenge series.
  • Asheville Regional Breaks Ground On Airport Upgrades

    Asheville Regional Breaks Ground On Airport Upgrades

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-08-08 23:26:13 GMT
    Asheville Regional Airport saw a solid year of passenger growth, up 14 percent compared to the previous year, according to a company press release.Asheville Regional Airport saw a solid year of passenger growth, up 14 percent compared to the previous year, according to a company press release.

    The 5-year, 4-phase project, slated for completion in 2018, will result in a new replacement runway, a second taxiway and 40+ acres of land suitable for aeronautical development.

    The 5-year, 4-phase project, slated for completion in 2018, will result in a new replacement runway, a second taxiway and 40+ acres of land suitable for aeronautical development.

  • Plant Grafting Company Bringing 125 Jobs To Mills River

    Plant Grafting Company Bringing 125 Jobs To Mills River

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-08-07 22:10:12 GMT
    Tri-Hishtil announced the 125 jobs as part of stage one of the project Thursday morning in western North Carolina.Tri-Hishtil announced the 125 jobs as part of stage one of the project Thursday morning in western North Carolina.
    A plant grafting business plans to move its headquarters to Henderson County and hire 125 new employees. Tri-Hishtil announced the 125 jobs as part of stage one of the project Thursday morning in western North Carolina.
    A plant grafting business plans to move its headquarters to Henderson County and hire 125 new employees. Tri-Hishtil announced the 125 jobs as part of stage one of the project Thursday morning in western North Carolina.
  • Greenville Rally Against Hatred Scheduled In Response To KKK

    Greenville Rally Against Hatred Scheduled In Response To KKK

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:16:29 GMT
    Greenville will host its first ever Unity Rally Against Hatred on July 26th.Greenville will host its first ever Unity Rally Against Hatred on July 26th.
    The first Unity Rally Against Hatred will be held at the Hughes Main Library in Greenville on July 26th to address the motives of the KKK.
    The first Unity Rally Against Hatred will be held at the Hughes Main Library in Greenville on July 26th to address the motives of the KKK.
  • Workers Unearth Cherokee Gravesite In Macon Co.

    Workers Unearth Cherokee Gravesite In Macon Co.

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:30:39 GMT
    County officials and members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians met Friday at the property to discuss what to do with the human remainsCounty officials and members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians met Friday at the property to discuss what to do with the human remains
    Construction crews find a priceless artifact at the future Parker Meadows Park in Franklin, N.C.
    Construction crews find a priceless artifact at the future Parker Meadows Park in Franklin, N.C.

  • Asheville Police Officer Killed, Crashes Car at 240 Bridge

    Asheville Police Officer Killed, Crashes Car at 240 Bridge

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 12:47 PM EST2013-12-17 17:47:44 GMT
    Officials a cruiser, driven by Officer Robert Bingaman, was traveling over the Jeff Bowen Bridge on I-240 and landed on the ground below Tuesday afternoon.Officials a cruiser, driven by Officer Robert Bingaman, was traveling over the Jeff Bowen Bridge on I-240 and landed on the ground below Tuesday afternoon.
    Officials say a cruiser, driven by Officer Robert Bingaman, was traveling over the Jeff Bowen Bridge on I-240 and landed on the ground below Tuesday afternoon.
    Officials say a cruiser, driven by Officer Robert Bingaman, was traveling over the Jeff Bowen Bridge on I-240 and landed on the ground below Tuesday afternoon.
  • Too Much Rain Could Wash Out Fall Foliage

    Too Much Rain Could Wash Out Fall Foliage

    Tuesday, August 6 2013 6:38 PM EDT2013-08-06 22:38:00 GMT
    The moutains of western North Carolina is a destination for leaf lookers in the fall.The moutains of western North Carolina is a destination for leaf lookers in the fall.

    Experts say excessive rainfall isn't great for leaf color.

    Experts say excessive rainfall isn't great for leaf color.

  • SC Will Soon Require CO Detectors In Homes, Hotels

    SC Will Soon Require CO Detectors In Homes, Hotels

    June 11, 2013 04:00 PM EDT2013-07-09 22:12:00 GMT
    © New safety codes that will require carbon monoxide detectors and alarms in residential and some commercial buildings will go into effect July 1, 2013.© New safety codes that will require carbon monoxide detectors and alarms in residential and some commercial buildings will go into effect July 1, 2013.
    South Carolina will join other states working to combat CO poisoning.  North Carolina requires carbon monoxide alarms in new homes, but does not require them in hotels.
    Inspectors checked a where three people are presumed killed by carbon monoxide fumes from a pool water heater.
  • Hold The Milk: Your Favorite Cereal May Not Be So ‘Wholesome’

    Hold The Milk: Your Favorite Cereal May Not Be So ‘Wholesome’

    Friday, June 28 2013 7:13 PM EDT2013-06-28 23:13:07 GMT
    If Frosted Mini-Wheats has been a part of your family’s diet for some time now, you may be eligible for some compensation.If Frosted Mini-Wheats has been a part of your family’s diet for some time now, you may be eligible for some compensation.
    If Frosted Mini-Wheats has been a part of your family's diet for some time now, you may be eligible for some compensation.
    Kellogg has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a class-action lawsuit after claiming its Frosted Mini-Wheats improved kids' attentiveness and memory.
  • Are You Safer Walking Than Riding In A City?

    Are You Safer Walking Than Riding In A City?

    Friday, June 21 2013 6:31 PM EDT2013-06-21 22:31:01 GMT
    Drivers and trolleys operating in the City of Greenville undergo routine inspections.Drivers and trolleys operating in the City of Greenville undergo routine inspections.
    A trolley crashed into a building Thursday in downtown Asheville. Police say the trolley rolled backward, hit a stop sign and then a building. Officers believe the accident happened due to a mechanical
    Police say an out-of-control trolley in downtown Asheville crashed into a building Thursday.
  • Upstate Strawberry Harvest Better LateThan Never

    Upstate Strawberry Harvest Better LateThan Never

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:04 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:04:00 GMT
    Local strawberry farmers say their crops are finally ready to be picked.
    Local strawberry farmers say their crops are finally ready to be picked.
  • NC House Passes Bill That Allows Guns In Bars, Restaurants

    NC House Passes Bill That Allows Guns In Bars, Restaurants

    Wednesday, June 5 2013 4:51 PM EDT2013-06-05 20:51:02 GMT
    If approved by lawmakers in North Carolina, CCP holders could arm themselves in a bar and restaurant where alcohol is served.If approved by lawmakers in North Carolina, CCP holders could arm themselves in a bar and restaurant where alcohol is served.
    A bill that would allow concealed weapons in bars and restaurants is moving closer to becoming law in North Carolina. The House approved the final reading of the bill Monday night. The measure gives
    The Republican-led House approved a measure that would expand where concealed carry permit holders can carry their weapons.
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  • SC Film Commission Releases New App

    SC Film Commission Releases New App

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:03:32 GMT
    Much of the movie "Leatherheads" was shot in South Carolina.Much of the movie "Leatherheads" was shot in South Carolina.
    A new app released by the South Carolina Film Commission is for directors, producers and tourists and film buffs as well. The app provides information on South Carolina locations, support services and production incentives so film makers can find the perfect place to make films, television shows and commercials.
    A new app released by the South Carolina Film Commission is for directors, producers and tourists and film buffs as well. The app provides information on South Carolina locations, support services and production incentives so film makers can find the perfect place to make films, television shows and commercials.
  • Hospital To Discuss Discharge Of Ebola Patients

    Hospital To Discuss Discharge Of Ebola Patients

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:19:19 GMT
    The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.
    The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge. Meanwhile, Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan's Purse, who one of the aid workers had been working for, says Dr. Kent Brantly has recovered. A news release from Emory University Hospital didn't say when the two would be discharged or if it had already happened.
    The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge. Meanwhile, Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan's Purse, who one of the aid workers had been working for, says Dr. Kent Brantly has recovered. A news release from Emory University Hospital didn't say when the two would be discharged or if it had already happened.
  • Deputies Looking To I.D. Spartanburg Fondling Suspect

    Deputies Looking To I.D. Spartanburg Fondling Suspect

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:45 AM EDT2014-08-21 08:45:30 GMT
    The Special Victims Unit of the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in trying to identify a fondling suspect.
    The Special Victims Unit of the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in trying to identify a fondling suspect.
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