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Amanda joined the WHNT News 19 team in December of 2013.
She graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Radio, Television and Film.
She is currently one of the producers for WHNT News 19 This Morning.
Amanda enjoys walking her dog Ally, watching TV and hanging out with friends.

Recent Articles
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    “We have the opportunity to do something special” – crowd erupts as player with a disability scores touchdown for Alabama school

    ATTALLA, Ala. (WHNT) – “We have the opportunity to do something special.” That’s what Etowah Middle School Head Football Coach Ryan Carter told his team Tuesday night before they took to the field. The Blue Devils were playing Sardis Middle School at home. Coach Carter had already put a call into Sardis Middle School’s head coach letting him know what he wanted to do, let RJ score on the last play. RJ needs a wheelchair to get around. He suffers […]

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    Alabama one of 27 states investigating potential Volkswagen fraud

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama is one of at least 27 states investigating potential fraud by Volkswagen, according to Attorney General Luther Strange. Strange says the state will be issuing subpoenas to Volkswagen as part of the multi-state prob of the auto manufacturer’s representations of its diesel vehicle emissions. Attorney General Strange says, “We take any allegations of consumer fraud very seriously and will review the representations made by Volkswagen to its diesel customers in Alabama.” Other states participating in the […]

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    Alabama A&M Homecoming Parade Route Changes

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This year, Alabama A&M University friends and alumni will be able to enjoy the 2015 Homecoming parade from “The Hill.” The 2015 Homecoming Parade will be Saturday, September 26th and 9:00a.m. on the AAMU campus. The Parade Line-up will be at the T.R. Parker Building Parking Lot, which is accessible from the second Chase Road campus entrance on the left when traveling from Meridian Street. Bands will line-up at the Arthur J. Bond Hall parking lot. […]

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    Power Restored in Monrovia

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Utilities report that power has been restored to the Monrovia area. The outage was along east of Jeff Road to Indian Creek Road and from University Drive north to Blake Bottom Road. Officials report the outage was caused by a down tree limb near the corner of Old Monrovia Road and Bishop Road as storms passed through the area. Crews are working to restore service to other isolated areas affected by the weather.  

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    Grant man arrested for child pornography

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Marshall County Sheriff’s office says late Thursday afternoon a Grant man was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography. Andrew Darrell Byrd, 25, was arrested after a multi-jurisdictional investigation into child pornography downloaded from the internet. Officials says thousands of images were uncovered on Byrd’s computer. The investigation is till ongoing. Byrd is in the Marshall County jail with no bond.

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    UPDATE: Power restored in north Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Utilities reports service has been restored in northwest Huntsville near Alabama A&M University. The area impacted was east and west of Meridian Street just south of Winchester Road to Highway 72 and east of Memorial Parkway to Moores Mill Road. Huntsville Utilities says the thunderstorm caused a tree to fall on Wilkenson, which is what caused the power outage. The utility company reports that crews are still working to restore power to isolated outages that the […]

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    Two hikers rescued near Flint River

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Two hikers were rescued after getting lost along the Flint River in Madison County overnight. The pair started their hike around 2:00p.m. Sunday afternoon near Oscar Patterson Road. They called 911 about five hours later to report they were lost. Rescue crews from New Market, Moores Mill, HEMSI and the Madison County Sheriff’s office were involved in the search. A Medflight crew used a spotlight to help locate the hikers around 1:30a.m. Crews then pulled the […]

  • Shooting Investigation in Decatur

    Decatur man in critical condition after suffering gunshot wound to the neck, juvenile arrested

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A Decatur man is in critical condition at Huntsville Hospital after being shot in the neck late Sunday night. It happened at the intersection of Cedar Street SW and Cleveland Avenue around 10:00 p.m. Police said the shooting stemmed from a verbal altercation among a large group of people.  According to neighbors, they saw about 50 people gather in the road. After a heated argument started among the crowd, an unnamed juvenile shot the man, police said. That juvenile is […]

  • Wrong Way Pursuit

    Police catch up with elderly woman driving wrong way on I-565

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police found themselves in an unusual pursuit early Monday morning. Officials say just after midnight, someone called 911 to say a driver was traveling east in the westbound lanes of I-565 and Jordan Lane. Officers say they caught up to the driver around Chapman Mountain, but the elderly woman didn’t stop for several more miles. She finally pulled over near Shields Road and Highway 72. Traffic was blocked off until the driver could be escorted […]

  • Jordan Lane Wreck

    Two badly hurt in early morning wreck at Oakwood Ave. & Jordan Lane

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating a single vehicle wreck that injured two people.  It happened around 4:30 Friday morning at Oakwood Avenue and Jordan Lane. Police say when they arrived on the scene it took about 30 minutes to cut the two people out of the Plymouth Breeze. They had to remove the vehicle’s roof and all the doors. Once they were freed, Jeffrey Wayne Robinson, the driver, and Amberely Nichole Maclin, the passenger, were rushed to […]

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    Car hits tail end of a train in Jackson County

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Officials say a car clipped the tail end of the train Friday morning on Highway 65, in Jackson County just over the Madison County line. It happened around 6:45 a.m.  State Troopers say the driver of the car was headed north on Highway 65, but there was heavy fog and he didn’t see the lights indicating that the train was going past. The car clipped the tail end of the train before swerving into the […]

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    Raw chicken causes major cleanup in Morgan County

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Just after 2:00 Thursday morning firefighters from Florette and Alabama State Troopers were called to a wreck on Highway 67 and Crawford Bottoms Road in Somerville. When they arrived on the scene they found an 18 wheeler on its side with thousands of pounds of frozen, raw chicken breasts thrown across the road. The driver was taken to Decatur Morgan Hospital, but is expected to be okay. Crews had to block Highway 67 north and […]


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