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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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    Beware of an Athens Utilities bogus phone call

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Athens Utilities customers be alert! Some businesses are receiving bogus phone calls that claim they have an overdue utility bill and that payment is due immediately. Athens Utilities managers say they are not the ones making these calls. They urge customers who receive a suspicious call to hang up and call Athens Utilities directly. The Customer Accounts phone number is 256-233-8750.  

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    Skating in the Park returns to Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Get ready to lace up your skates! The fourth annual Skating in the Park event is coming back to the Rocket City. The ice rink will officially open on Friday, November 20th at 4:00 p.m. It will run through January 4, 2016. The rink will be located directly behind the Huntsville Museum of Art in Downtown Huntsville. It will stay open seven days a week, that includes holidays. Concessions and outdoor restrooms will also be available […]

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    Using art to show support for victims of terror attacks

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Students and faculty at the Alabama Center for the Arts in Decatur are using their artistic talents to show support for France after Friday’s deadly terror attacks.  Dr. Mary Beth Johns with the Athens State University Art Department organized a project that allows visitors to trace an outline of the Eiffel Tower onto a 4×6 card to create a work of art. People are encouraged to return their artwork to the center where they will be displayed in […]

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    “Brian with Decatur Utilties” is a scam artist and wants your information

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Utilities wants to warn you of a scam artist who goes by the name “Brian with Decatur Utilities.” He is calling from a local number: (256) 275-8284. The company says local commercial accounts were contacted Friday morning and threatened with disconnection. Residential customers may also be contacted. You are encouraged to hang up on any caller requesting immediate payment by credit or prepaid card and threatening to disconnect service. Customers are asked to call DU’s […]


    UPDATE: Huntsville Police say they don’t suspect foul play in Mastin Lake Road shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Huntsville police say a man was found dead in a Huntsville living room a with a gun shot wound to his head. It happened around 7:30 Friday night on the 5300 block of Mastin Lake Road. Huntsville Police say it appears to be self-inflicted. Authorities say they believe he was staying in the home. They are not releasing his identity at this time as they work on notifying his family. We will keep you updated on WHNT.com.  

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    UPDATE: Highway 53 reopened after 18 wheeler blocks road

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Highway 53 is reopened after a semi-trailer cut a corner too sharply and partially went into a ditch. It was blocking the intersection of Wall Triana and Highway 53 in Toney. Crews had to take several hours to clear the scene. No one was injured.  

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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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