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!’
Myrtle Beach residents won’t have to go far to enjoy the sights and sounds of derby day.The Myrtle Beach Pelicans announced as part of its 2019 promotional schedule, an in-game horse race during the middle 3rd inning on Friday May 3.
Florence has a new deputy in town....well sort of. Country Legend Charlie Daniels was honored by Sheriff Kenney Boone during a meet and greet before a show Saturday at the Florence Center. Daniels was presented with a badge and a plaque from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.
Kamala Harris’ campaign stop in Myrtle Beach was anything but traditional, no armed security, no podium. Instead the California Senator stood on a chair in Big Mike’s Soul Food and answered questions on her platform.“This is about a collective vision, not on who we are right now,” Harris began. “Bu
Tiger faithful donning the purple and orange rejoiced as their team wound the final second off a game that was never really in doubt. A 44-16 dismantling of the Alabama Crimson Tide at the hands of a freshman quarterback stunned some and sent others into triumph.
A referendum coming to vote in the coming weeks would put an outdated Florence Memorial Stadium out of commission and sanction the construction of new athletic complexes for three Florence One District Schools.
A new ticket scanning device could soon spread it’s reach county-wide, shortening lines for the upcoming Horry County football season. The use of the scanners was discussed at a monthly meeting Monday between Horry County Schools officials and district athletic directors. Currently two schools own
DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) - The son of the ‘Intimidator’ will return to the race track sooner than some thought.Dale Ernhardt Jr. announced on Twitter Friday he will compete in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sport Clips Haircut VFW 200 on August 31, 2019.
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Despite generating an estimated $20 million in economic revenue in 2018, the Myrtle Beach Sports Center is still hoping to stop a three year economic downturn. Numbers released earlier this week show the facility’s economic impact down nearly $11 million from 2016 final num
A dog at the Grand Strand Humane Society is being called a hero Sunday after volunteers say he saved a litter of misplaced puppies. Harold found himself back at the shelter after a bad fit at a new home, writes the shelter in a Facebook post. However volunteers are calling it a ‘blessing in disgui
Coastal Carolina Baseball finds itself on another national preseason power rankings as first pitch creeps closer. The Chants fall at number 21 on USA Today’s Preseason Poll. Coastal is ranked on a national list for the fifth time, selected at No. 12 by Collegiate Baseball, No. 21 by D1Baseball, No.
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