Ben Hoover, WSAV News 3

Ben Hoover

WSAV News 3

Greenville, SC, United States

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Past articles by Ben:

Special Report: Training for Disaster

When major disasters create catastrophic conditions, the job requires a group of highly skilled men and women. → Read More

Wild Carolina: Flying Rabbit Adventures

Rope courses, zip lines, and obstacles 50 feet above the ground. It’s not for everyone but for those craving a challenge the newest aerial adventure park is now open in the Upstate. → Read More

Meet the Clemson athletic trainer who arrived over 30 years ago and decided to stay

Clemson plays Georgia this weekend kicking off the college football season in Charlotte. Traveling with the Tigers will be the team’s head athletic trainer. 7 News Anchor Ben Hoover introduces us to the man who arrived in Clemson over 30 years ago and decided to stay. → Read More

Wild Carolina: Ben goes to kayak school

Suiting up and learning the ropes of kayaking happens on dry land first at Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) in Bryson City, N.C. → Read More

Court back in session for jury trials in SC after coronavirus closure

Your constitutional right to a speedy trial hasn't been possible for months. In March, the coronavirus closed the courts. → Read More

Local attorney breaks down Supreme Court DACA ruling

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday against President Trump's attempt to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of immigrants. → Read More

Police seek owner of dog who bit person in Asheville

Asheville Police are working to identify the owner of a dog that bit a person. → Read More

Ohio police seek help from Laurens Co. with cold case

Police in Ohio are asking for help from Laurens County to solve a nearly 40-year-old cold case. → Read More

Upstate couple falls in love over chemo treatments

From high school sweethearts to a college romance there are countless ways couples meet and fall in love. → Read More

A Family Affair in Greenville for Broadway’s ‘My Fair Lady’

The stars are truly aligning this week at The Peace Center with Broadway's "My Fair Lady" in town. When one of the actors on tour with the production arrived in Greenville she had a familiar face waiting for the orchestra pit! → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Pres. Trump holds rally in Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (WDTN) – President Donald Trump is giving his first campaign rally of 2020 in Toledo at the Huntington Center along with Vice President Mike Pence. 5:30 p.m. UPDATE A group of Trump supporters from Detroit said they had been waiting outside the arena for three hours. They spent another hour waiting in line […] → Read More

Unhappy customers take list of concerns to Spartanburg Water

Frustration was expressed from both sides at Tuesday's Spartanburg Commission of Public Works meeting as the contentious debate between county customers and Spartanburg Water System continues to yield no common ground. → Read More

Student’s mother wants answers in Union Co. video investigation

A mother who said her son was videotaped by an administrator at school wants answers. → Read More

Opa! See how all that food is prepared before the Greek Festival

The pastries are stacked nearly to the ceiling on the eve of Spartanburg's Greek Festival. → Read More

LTO Burger Bar on Carolina’s Family at 4 for National Cheeseburger Day

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – Wednesday was National Cheeseburger Day! Carolina’s Family at 4’s Jamarcus Gaston stopped by LTO Burger Bar, located at 2541 N Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville. For more information, visit their Facebook page and website. → Read More

Spartanburg Water pulls Land Access Agreement

A year long battle between an Upstate utility company and a group of homeowners appears to be over. → Read More

Did SC GOP dodge its own rules?

A weekend vote by South Carolina Republicans to forego a presidential primary may have broken the party's own rules. → Read More

Lowcountry man gets life for raping, impregnating child

A 37-year-old Lowcountry man has been found guilty in the rape of a 10-year-old girl, who he impregnated. → Read More

Driver charged with deadly DUI appears in court

A driver facing charges in a deadly DUI crash faced his charges in court Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Dollar General store in Henderson Co. robbed

The Henderson County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a Dollar General store was robbed, Sunday morning. → Read More