Aaron joined the WMBF News team in May 2018 by way of the prestigious University of Missouri School of Journalism. Originally from Stone Mountain, Georgia, Aaron is glad to be closer to the coast, warmer weather and his family. Graduating with a Bachelors in Journalism with an emphasis in Sports Broadcast TV/Radio in 2018, Aaron is a proud member of the ‘Missouri Mafia’. While in school he worked as a reporter at KOMU 8, the NBC affiliate in Columbia, Missouri. Aaron is also a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and considers himself an 'NABJ baby', growing up around the organization and earning a scholarship in 2014. Aaron is a die-hard Atlanta sports fan (Braves,Falcons, Hawks) still hurting from Superbowl LI. Going to games with his mom and dad as a child is what he believes helped fuel his passion for sports and storytelling. Aaron is new to the Myrtle Beach area and is looking to take a few strokes off his short game. If you ever see him around don’t be afraid to say ‘Hello!’
The Grand Strand Adult Hockey league was forced too cancel a slat of games after what they’re calling ‘unsafe playing conditions’ at the Myrtle Beach Roller Rink. ""It’s a little frustrating because a lot the guys pay league fees," began League Director Tom Kostiw. “Some of the guys travel from as
FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Though the NFL season only has one game remaining, Florence football fans won’t have to wait too much longer for gridiron action. The Carolina Havoc announced it’s 2019 season schedule Monday. The team will play 10 games total, six of them at home in the Florence Center. The
As the partial government shutdown reaches the thirty day mark, communities across the Grand Strand are banding together to support strained government employees. Sunday, representatives from the Grand Strand Islamic Society donated home-cooked meals, and non-perishable foods to TSA agents working a
It’s a scorned lover’s worst nightmare, a bargain sale of one’s prized possessions. That fear came to fruition Saturday for one man after a Myrtle Beach woman posted signs in the River Oaks area urging customers to ‘Take my ex’s stuff!’
A sport with deep roots in Myrtle Beach is spreading its grasp to include athletes of all abilities. The Myrtle Beach Pickleball Club hosted an elite player out of Quebec, Canada at their league play games Monday at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center.
The theme for this years Grand Strand robotics season will have competing students' head in the clouds. The FIRST robotics season kicked off Saturday with an introductory assembly at the Academy for the Arts, Science and Technology in Myrtle Beach. The students learned this years theme, Destination
A stand-off between Florence City Police and an armed suspect ended without injury Saturday. According to Lt. Mike Brandt with the FPD, the suspect and officers exchanged fire near the Family Dollar on Lucas Street, before the man fled and barricaded himself inside the store.
Tokens of love and affection continue to pour in from around the nation in support of the Aguilar family in the aftermath of the 13-year-old’s kidnapping and murder.Philadelphia artist Jonny Castro crafted his unique tribute to the Aguilar family, writing in a post Saturday that arrangements are be
A local athletic club is looking to expand its reach outside of the painted pickleball lines. On Thursday the Myrtle Beach Pickleball Club donated proceeds from its October regional tournament to New Directions, a group committed to providing those in need with temporary shelter, basic necessities,
As a kickoff to the 2018 SCHSL State Championship week , the ten teams from the upper and lower state answered media questions ahead of their weekend matchups. Four teams from the Grand Strand and Pee Dee qualified for the games.
One man was arrested and charged Friday after punches were thrown on the file following Myrtle Beach’s 52-31 win over Hartsville. According to Lt. Robby Kilgo, Derrick Bellamy of Myrtle Beach was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for his role in the incident. Video shows a man being rest