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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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  • Lightning, Heavy Rain Delays Numerous Football Games

    Lightning, Heavy Rain Delays Numerous Football Games

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:52 AM EDT2014-09-15 09:52:50 GMT
    Play was delayed during  Gaffney High School vs. Spartanburg High School football game Friday night due to lightning. Play was delayed during Gaffney High School vs. Spartanburg High School football game Friday night due to lightning.
    Many football games this weekend were delayed and postponed due to weather.
    Many football games this weekend were delayed and postponed due to weather.
  • Gay Pride Event Draws Thousands To Spartanburg

    Gay Pride Event Draws Thousands To Spartanburg

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:22:50 GMT
    The LGBT community gathered at Barnet Park to rally support for equal rights.The LGBT community gathered at Barnet Park to rally support for equal rights.

    Around 4,000 people attended the 6th annual Upstate Pride March and Festival in downtown Spartanburg.

    Around 4,000 people attended the 6th annual Upstate Pride March and Festival in downtown Spartanburg.

  • Hundreds Learn Survival Techniques At “Prepper Camp”

    Hundreds Learn Survival Techniques At “Prepper Camp”

    Friday, September 12 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-09-12 22:40:13 GMT
    Prepper Camp is a three-day event being held at Orchard Lake Campground Friday through Sunday.Prepper Camp is a three-day event being held at Orchard Lake Campground Friday through Sunday.

    Organizers say this weekend's Prepper Camp in Saluda is one of the largest outdoor preparedness events in the U.S.

    Organizers say this weekend's Prepper Camp in Saluda is one of the largest outdoor preparedness events in the U.S.

  • 15 Students Hurt In Henderson Co. School Bus Crash

    15 Students Hurt In Henderson Co. School Bus Crash

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:29:14 GMT
    The driver of the bus, 61-year-old Terry Haddenham, has been charged with failure to maintain lane control.  Investigators say speed was not a factor.
    The driver of the bus, 61-year-old Terry Haddenham, has been charged with failure to maintain lane control.  Investigators say speed was not a factor.
  • N.C. Mountain State Fair Opens

    N.C. Mountain State Fair Opens

    Thursday, September 4 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-09-04 21:07:17 GMT
    Last year, a record 191,596 people attended the fair held at the WNC Agriculture Center in Fletcher.Last year, a record 191,596 people attended the fair held at the WNC Agriculture Center in Fletcher.

    The 21st North Carolina Mountain State Fair runs from Sept. 5-14.

    The 21st North Carolina Mountain State Fair runs from Sept. 5-14.

  • Electric Bus Fleet Rolls Out In Seneca

    Electric Bus Fleet Rolls Out In Seneca

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-09-03 21:51:25 GMT
    The all-electric bus fleet in Seneca is the first of its kind in the nation.The all-electric bus fleet in Seneca is the first of its kind in the nation.

    Officials say the City of Seneca and Clemson Area Transit are the first to have an all-electric bus system in the country.

    Officials say the City of Seneca and Clemson Area Transit are the first to have an all-electric bus system in the country.

  • Attempted Murder Charge For Driver In Clinton Crash

    Attempted Murder Charge For Driver In Clinton Crash

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:11:26 GMT
    Alton PaytonAlton Payton

    Clinton Public Safety has filed an attempted murder charge against the driver of a car that plowed into Bailey Manor Wednesday afternoon. Public Safety Director Robin Morse says Alton Payton, 84, will also be charged with one count of malicious damage to real property.

    Clinton Public Safety has filed an attempted murder charge against the driver of a car that plowed into Bailey Manor Wednesday afternoon. Public Safety Director Robin Morse says Alton Payton, 84, will also be charged with one count of malicious damage to real property.

  • 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.
  • 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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