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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
  • Huntsville Stabbing Investigating

    UPDATE: Man charged with attempted murder after woman stabbed on Hunters Ridge Dr.

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Huntsville Police say a man is charged with attempted murder following an incident where a woman was stabbed early Wednesday morning. Police and paramedics responded to a 911 call on Hunters Ridge Drive just before 2 a.m. Wednesday. The woman said her boyfriend stabbed her.  She was rushed to Huntsville Hospital for treatment. Police responded to the 4000 block of Hunters Ridge around 9:50 a.m. Wednesday based on a report the suspect had returned. Police say Joshua […]

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    Authorities search for an escaped work release inmate

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT)- The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for an inmate who escaped from the Decatur Work Release Center on Sunday. Authorities say 21-year-old Tyler Russell Baird escaped at 10:30 p.m. Baird is 6’2” and weighs 150 lbs.  He has brown hair and blue eyes. Baird was last seen wearing either blue or black clothing. Please call your local law enforcement agency or the Alabama Department of Corrections at 1-800-831-8824 if  you have any information on this case.

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    Overnight house fire on Keel Mountain Road

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Officials are investigating the cause of a house fire on the 1800 block of Keel Mountain Road. It happened just after midnight, Friday morning. Firefighters from Keel Mountain, Gurley and Central all responded to the call. It took around an hour to get the fire under control. Officials say the house was unoccupied. The renters had moved out of the home on Thursday. Firefighters say the house is a loss. Keel Mountain Road is currently […]

  • Elkmont House Fire

    Home destroyed by fire in Elkmont

    Elkmont, Ala. (WHNT)- A fire destroyed a woman’s home in Limestone County overnight. Firefighters from Elkmont and Owens responded to a call on Highway 127 just after 11:00 p.m. We are told the homeowner may have suffered minor smoke inhalation. She was treated at the scene and is now staying with a relative. Firefighters are still investigating the cause of the fire. The home is considered a loss.      

  • LW Deadly Shooting Hatton

    UPDATE: Man charged with murder in Lawrence County shooting

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A man has been charged with murder following a deadly shooting in Hatton late Monday night. Sheriff’s deputies say they responded to a home on County Road 500 in the Loosier community around 10:00 p.m. Monday. Investigators found one man dead inside the house.  He has been identified as John “Johnny” Rance Campbell, 44, of 352 County Road 501 in Moulton.  He had been shot in the chest. Deputies took the homeowner, Brian Harville, into […]

  • Arsenal: Gate 7 open for afternoon traffic

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (WHNT) –  Staff at Redstone Arsenal hope to have Gate 7 open by close of business Tuesday so people can use it to go home. It is now open for traffic. Gate 7, Martin Road off of Zierdt Road, was closed for much of the day Tuesday.  It caused long delays Tuesday morning as drivers had to use other entry points, most of them opting for Gate 9. This caused delays on many feeder roads to Gate 9, […]

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    Driver of car hurt as vehicle rams back of school bus in Colbert County

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Nearly a dozen students escaped serious injury after a car plowed into the back of a Colbert County school bus Tuesday morning. The wreck happened just before 7:30, as two kids were getting onto the bus during a stop. Dazed by a collision as they sat on a school bus, Brick Hatton Elementary School students watched as rescue workers freed a woman from her car pinned underneath. “It’s just scary,” said Anthony Olivis, the Colbert […]

  • MO Somerville House Fire

    Home damaged in overnight fire in Somerville

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT)-  An overnight fire heavily damaged a home in Somerville. It happened just before 10:00 pm Monday evening on Center Springs Road. Volunteer firefighters from Somerville and Cotaco responded to the call. They were able to douse the flames quickly, but battled hot spots for several hours. The man who lives in the home was not hurt.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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    Mother, daughter die in late-night wreck in Lauderdale County

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – “I know that at two in the morning, if someone is calling me… something’s wrong.” Unfortunately something was. Anderson resident Sheree Cates has been unable to sleep since she got the news of her good friend’s car running off the road. “She was a good person, she [really] was,” said Cates. “Everybody loved her. She made everybody laugh. I just… I can’t believe it.” The wreck on Highway 207 happened just before 11:30 Thursday night. […]

  • U-Haul Wreck

    Police chase ends in wreck

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A man is in critical condition after leading Huntsville Police on a short pursuit. It started when an officer noticed a U-Haul truck with its lights off near the intersection of Drake Avenue and Triana Boulevard around 1:30 am. Huntsville Police say they tried to stop the U-Haul, but the driver took off. In less than a minute, speeds reached over 80 miles-per-hour and police cancelled the chase. The driver of the U-Haul lost control of […]

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    Huntsville mayor gives update on “The BIG Picture”

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle made an announcement today regarding the Rocket City’s master planning effort, also known as “The BIG Picture.” Mayor Battle and the city’s Long-Range Urban Planner Dennis Madsen announced two meetings for next week to get the public’s input on the master plan. “If we don’t have followship we don’t have a good plan,” said Battle.  “So we want everybody to feel like this plan is their plan.” The city has been trying for […]

  • Hulaco Road house fire

    House catches fire on Hulaco Road in Morgan County

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A home sustained heavy fire and smoke damage after an early morning fire in Morgan County. It happened just after 6:00 at the intersection of Hulaco Road and Highway 67. When Tri County Volunteer Firefighters arrived on the scene they saw heavy smoke coming from the home. Once they were inside, they saw heavy fire. Rock Creek and Ruth Volunteer Firefighters were called for backup. It took crews 30 minutes to douse the flames. We’re […]


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