McKinley Strother joins the WAFF 48 News team quickly transitioning from behind the camera to an on-air reporter. His passion is storytelling—something that has brought him all the way to the Valley.
In 2016, McKinley graduated from Elizabeth City State University (#HBCUPride) in North Carolina. The year prior, he started working as a producer at WTKR-News 3 in Norfolk, Virginia. The best part of his experience was being able to tell the stories of his hometown. Right now, McKinley is most excited to go from behind the computer to out in the community.
McKinley is a self-proclaimed foodie. If you have any suggestions on the best restaurants let him know!! Or the best hot yoga studios—a second love of his.
McKinley made the 15-hour drive from Virginia to Alabama in October 2017 and is excited to call the Tennessee Valley his new home.
A Huntsville couple was inside the V.A. Hospital in Birmingham Thursday during the hourslong lockdown. Leigh and Larry Kemmitt were at the facility for a normal procedure when the "shelter in place" call was sent out.
Considering the events from Monday’s tornado, funding research on storm systems in the South seems like money well spent. However, until this week when the U.S. House of Representatives passed their spending bill the program was close to losing its funding.
Well over 48 hours after Monday evenings deadly tornadoes across the Tennessee Valley, some people injured are still in the hospital fighting for their loves. One couple in particular facing the lows of their lives a second time this year.
Every year under the Accountability Act, schools in Alabama are placed on the failing schools list based on their average scores from a state mandated test. In Lawrence County, R.A. Hubbard High School is the only school on the failing list.
The family of Betty Jo Russell remembered her by releasing balloons at her grave site Thursday. One year ago, Russell was one of two killed in a bus crash in Tunica, Mississippi. The bus was traveling from Huntsville to Fitz-Tunica Casino when it overturned on an icy highway.