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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.

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    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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    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visits Huntsville, touts Common Core standards

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Huntsville on Tuesday.  He and senior officials stopped in the Rocket City as part of the Department’s “Partners in Progress” bus tour.  He also made stops in Georgia and Tennessee. The tour highlights the states’ commitment to encourage reform, innovation, and help all students achieve success. The main event of Duncan’s visit was a forum on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.  Morgan Wagner, a Grissom High […]

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    Grand opening today for Artisan Apartments in Twickenham Square

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Thursday will be the grand opening of the newest apartment complex in Huntsville. The Artisan Apartments in Twickenham Square are one and two bedroom apartments ranging from $899 to $1,350 per month. Mayor Tommy Battle and other city officials will attend the ribbon cutting. The Bristol Development Group built the apartment complex on St. Clair Avenue. The development will also feature a saltwater pool, two alfresco kitchens, lounge/recreation areas, fitness center, java bar and clubhouse. The […]

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    Capital murder suspect Joel Moyers to remain free on bond, for now

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A bail hearing for capital murder suspect Joel Moyers was postponed Tuesday afternoon. Limestone County Circuit Court Judge James Woodroof had been scheduled to hold a hearing at 1:30 p.m.  This move followed a ruling from the Alabama Supreme Court late last week that said a state appeals court erred when it ruled Moyers should be granted bail because prosecutors have agreed not to seek the death penalty in the capital case. As a result […]

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    Lincoln County’s new mayor to be sworn in Thursday

    LINCOLN, Tn. (WHNT) – New leadership comes to Lincoln County.  The county’s mayor-elect, Bill Newman, will be sworn in on Thursday. The swearing-in comes a little ahead of schedule.  It was originally set for Monday, September 1st , but federal offices will be closed due to Labor Day. Newman will be sworn in at the Lincoln County Commission meeting. He campaigned on a platform of change for Lincoln County, saying leaders had to become more proactive in economic development.  He […]

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    Free health screenings avaliable

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – There will be a chance to receive potentially life-saving health exams for free on Wednesday, August 27th. There will be no out-of-pocket expenses or even a co-pay. Free health screenings will be offered in Madison and west Huntsville. This is part of an outreach program from Huntsville Hospital. The Mobile Medical Unit is kind of hospital clinic on wheels. The green and white bus will be at the Madison Senior Center on Hughes Road from […]

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    Morgan County Drug Task Force Successfully Executes Search Warrant

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014, Morgan County Force Agents executed a search warrant at 34 Cardinal Rd. Hartselle. Sheriff Ana Franklin reports that agents received a tip that subjects were cooking methamphetamine at the residence. After a week-long investigation, agents discovered 35-year-old William Chad Lones and 31-year-old Amanda Leann Erwin were buying cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine as often as they could. Agents executed  the search warrant and found Erwin in the back bedroom of the […]

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    Huntsville Abortion Fight Continues at Zoning Board Meeting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – On Tuesday night, there will be another round in the battle over  Huntsville ‘s abortion clinic, but this could be the last in the fight over the clinic’s proposed move. The site is currently the Women’s Wellness Center on 4831 Sparkman Drive in northwest Huntsville. It is an obstetrics and gynaecology practice. It is possibly the future location of the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives. Until June, Huntsville’s only abortion clinic operated on Madison Street […]

  • Valley Votes 2014

    School Board candidate forum tonight at Huntsville High School

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville parents and teachers are coming together to help voters make an informed decision in the upcoming municipal elections.  The elections will take place August 26. The Huntsville Council of PTAs is putting on a candidate forum tonight (Monday, August 18) at 6:30 p.m. at Huntsville High School. There are a total of nine candidates vying for three seats. Districts 2, 3 and 4 are up for election this cycle. The incumbents are not running. Each candidate […]

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    Suspicious Mobile Home Fire

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT)- Firefighters are investigating a suspicious mobile home fire. The fire happened on Joyce Street in the Somerville area around 3:00 am Friday morning. First responders arrived to find the mobile home engulfed in flames. No one was inside at the time. Authorities are not sure the home is even in use.  

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    Governor Bentley Visiting Syncro Corp in Arab

    ARAB, Ala. (WHNT) – Governor Robert Bentley will be in Marshall County on Tuesday.  He plans to visit Syncro Corp on Sundow Drive in Arab. It is a 70-year-old manufacturing and systems integration company. The company focuses on product research and development as well as management and post manufacturing support. The company has recently expanded into other markets including medical, industrial, utilities, transportation, technology and military. Governor Bentley will meet with community and business leaders there at 2 p.m. and […]

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    Bailey Cove Library to host meet and greet with District 3 candidates Monday evening

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Municipal Elections for Huntsville City are quickly approaching and voters will elect new leaders in three of Huntsville districts on August 26th. More than a dozen candidates are running for City Council and School Board seats. On Monday night, voters will have a chance to meet some of those candidates. All the candidates from District 3, southeast Huntsville, will be in attendance. The event will take place at the Bailey Cove Library which is located on […]


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