Carri Walters is the Digital Marketing Coordinator here at WHNT News 19. Carri joined the WHNT News 19 team in June of 2012. She has played a variety of roles at the station. She started off working in the studio, but quickly followed her passion of writing into the newsroom where she worked as a producer. She’s now turned her focus to marketing, and is currently a happy member of our Sales team.

Carri is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, where she double majored in Communication and Journalism, with an emphasis in Media Studies.

She grew up in West Chicago, IL. She then lived in Boston, MA for a couple years after college before moving to the Tennessee Valley with her husband.

Carri is excited to be a part of the WHNT News 19 team and loves that she learns something new each time she comes in to work.

Recent Articles
  • Best herbs for pest control

    Wild animals can pose a threat to your garden, but if you plant the right kind of herbs you can add to the variety of your garden as well as keep pests away. Deer and rabbits are typically the most bothersome pests to gardens. To keep them away many gardeners use herbs with a minty aroma. Catmint and Ginger Mint are two recommended herbs to use to deter animals. Rosemary also has a fragrance which may help ward off pests. Rosemary […]

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    Coleus plants can grow in shade or sun

    Coleus has been around for ages. You’ve probably seen it used in landscaping. Originally, Coleus was a plant that was always grown in the shade. It was the most dependable plant for shady conditions. More recently, a lot has been done to Coleus and there are now varieties grown to thrive in full sunshine as well as full shade. When you plant Coleus, it’s important to realize the plant likes a lot of water. Water them daily when conditions are […]

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    Now is the time to spray your fruit trees

    Warmer weather is settling in and it’s bringing many fruit trees in the area into bloom. The buds on apple trees, peach, pear, and plum trees are all starting to open up into a flower. Each bloom represents a fruit that’s going to be produced. If you plan to spray your fruit trees, right now is the time to get started. Insects and diseases can affect your trees anytime from the time the blooms occur up until the day of […]

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    Growing blueberries at home

    Blueberries grow naturally in the south, but it can also be easy to grow blueberries in your own back yard. Each bloom on a bush will produce a berry. Blueberries are usually harvested during May and June. “Rabbiteye” blueberries can make about 15 to 25 pounds of berries every season. As easy as it can be to grow blueberries, it’s also easy to fail if you don’t plant them properly. Blueberries need to be planted in soil that has high content of […]

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    Popular herbs to use in your recipes

    Nurseries are taking a tip from cooking shows and adding more herbs to their inventory. Along with the trees and shrubs for your yard, you can now find hundreds of herbs to use in your kitchen. Add some flavor to your cooking with healthy ingredients like fresh basil. Basil may be one of the most popular varieties of plants in the herbal world. And there is at least one kind of basil to pair with every recipe. Lime Basil is […]

  • Cool Wx Veggies

    It’s a good time to plant cool weather vegetables

    With the weather finally warming up you’re probably getting anxious to plant your first tomatoes and peppers, but it’s still a bit too early for that. The good news is it’s the perfect time to plant some cool weather vegetables! If you want to start your vegetable garden now, it’s important to begin planting  only things that can tolerate frost. Luckily there are a lot of vegetables to choose from. Some vegetables you can safely plant this season include: Cabbage, Collards, Red Lettuce, […]

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    WHNT News 19 hosts Tax Action Line with licensed CPAs to answer your tax questions

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — You’ve probably started receiving tax forms in the mail, so it’s time to start thinking about filing your taxes again.  Instead of waiting until the deadline, why not tackle them early? WHNT News 19 is Taking Action to help you get your tax questions answered.  We partnered with the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) on February 10, and licensed CPAs joined us at WHNT News 19 to take your calls and answer your tax questions. They took […]

  • Decatur Fire

    Fire at Decatur apartment complex

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — Emergency crews responded to a fire at an apartment complex in Decatur this morning. The call went out just after 5:00 a.m. It happened at Dover Glenn Apartments, located on 2500 Spring Avenue Southwest. Crews were able to quickly put out the fire. They say nobody was living in the unit. There is fire damage to that unit and to the apartment unit above it. Nobody was hurt. Authorities are now working to determine the cause […]

  • Mobile Home Fire

    Late night fire leaves Limestone County couple without a home

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A Limestone County couple is looking for a new place to call home after theirs was destroyed in a late night fire. The home was on the 17000 block of Andrews Street, north west of Athens. Firefighters from Owens and Pleasant Grove responded to a mobile home fire just after 11:00 p.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, they found flames shooting from the home. The couple living in the home was able to make it out, […]

  • Two wrecks on Hwy. 231 delay morning traffic

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Two separate wrecks on Highway 231 slowed down traffic Tuesday morning. One wreck happened at Hwy 231 and Meridianville Bottom Road. The second was at Hwy 231 and Grimwood. Two vehicles were involved in each wreck. No word on injuries at this time.

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    UPDATE: Woman charged in hit and run that killed 1 child, injured 2 siblings

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Police have arrested a woman following a deadly hit and run late Sunday night on Highway 72, just east of Memorial Parkway.  One child was killed and his two sisters were critically hurt. Latonya Denise Haley, 31, is in custody. She is charged with vehicular homicide, felony leaving the scene of an accident and two counts of second-degree assault.  She has several past arrests. Emergency crews were called to the crash site, Highway 72 East and […]

  • Decatur Police Car Wreck

    Decatur police officer wrecks patrol car

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — A Decatur police officer is recovering this morning after wrecking his car overnight. It happened at about 12:15 Monday morning.  Officials say the officer was on patrol, headed north on Central Parkway in south Decatur. He noticed a vehicle speeding south.  He attempted to make a traffic stop, but the officer lost control of his vehicle. The officer ran over a curb and knocked down a street sign and parts the a wooden fence of a […]


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