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Christine Killimayer joined the WHNT News 19 team in July 2010 as half of the brand new sports department.

She comes to the Tennessee Valley from Las Vegas, where she worked as a multimedia sports journalist for the Greenspun Corporation. Prior to that, Christine was a sports anchor and reporter at KTKA in Topeka, Kan.

A native of Latrobe, Pa., Christine graduated from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism with a degree in broadcast news.

Recent Articles
  • Mixed-Use Development in the works for former Intergraph campus

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) — Another mixed-use development could be popping up in the Tennessee Valley. Integraph officials want to rezone some its property located south of I-565 and east of Wall Triana Highway. The move would open more than 200 acres for economic development within Madison City limits. The Madison-based software company opened the doors to its new corporate headquarters this past fall. Now, the property owners are looking to utilize its adjoining former campus. The 227 acres are currently […]

  • SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey addresses reporters at SEC Media Days 2015.

    New SEC Commissioner experiences first Media Days in spotlight

    HOOVER, Ala. (WHNT) — SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey first assumed his new role on June 1, but the true test came Monday at his first SEC Media Days in Hoover. “Today was one of those moments in this process where it was real and it will be real again,” he said. For the first time since 1990, a face other than Mike Slive’s addressed the media. In fact, Sankey said he spent the last 12 years hiding in the back […]

  • Auburn QB Jeremy Johnson addresses reporters at SEC Media Days 2015.

    Auburn QB Jeremy Johnson uses leadership skills learned off the field in new role

    HOOVER, Ala. (WHNT) — Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn said he first started recruiting Jeremy Johnson when he was in ninth grade. Now, as the junior quaterback prepares to lead the Tiger offense, Johnson said the leadership skills he developed while growing up are already paying off. “Off the field, showing leadership meads going to class on time, showing up ten minutes early, sitting in front of the classroom,” he said. Simple measures away from the game, but ones that […]

  • Toney Fire & Rescue responds to record 109 calls in June

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The firetrucks for Toney Fire & Rescue haven’t stayed in the garage much lately. The department responded to a record breaking 109 calls in June. The mark surpassed the previous high of 104, which was set in April 2011. “Not really a positive milestone,” said Heath Jones. Jones has been with the department for more than a decade. He said the summer months, particularly July and August, are typically the busiest for the department. But […]

  • Madison City Schools promote from within, name Sylvia Lambert new Bob Jones principal

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) — Madison City Schools announced Sylvia Lambert as the new Bob Jones High School principal on Thursday. Lambert replaces Robby Parker, who was promoted as the district’s new assistant superintendent last month. Parker led the 11 person committee that selected Lambert out of roughly 50 qualified applicants. She most recently served as Bob Jones assistant principal over curriculum and instruction. “Her expertise and her knowledge of Bob Jones High School understanding the expectations, she’s going to take […]

  • New trampoline park, Viet Huong expansion in the works for Madison Plaza

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — The Madison Plaza shopping center is under new ownership, but the strip mall’s future is still unclear. CBL & Associates Properties sold the site to Atlanta’s RCG Ventures on July 1 for $5.7 million. RCG Vice President of Acquisitions Scott Tarbet confirmed the sale to WHNT News 19. Meanwhile, CBL, the former owner of Madison Square Mall, said these moves are about upgrading the quality of its properties. “We continue to strengthen CBL’s portfolio with the […]

  • Loved ones hold candlelight vigil in memory of Calindo Fletcher

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A field traditionally illuminated by Friday night lights, instead dimly glowed by Tuesday evening candlelight. Just 24 hours after the passing of Calindo Fletcher in a Nashville hospital, his friends and family gathered for a vigil to mourn the loss of their selfless hero. Despite wearing the Bucks’ uniform for only one season, the 2014 graduate was revered within the Buckhorn community for his football heroics. “You used to always hear the commentators say, ‘Touchdown, […]

  • Madison County Sheriff’s Office investigating vandalism at Hazel Green’s Billy Hunter Park

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating vandalism found at Billy Hunter Park in Hazel Green. The incident is believed to have happened in the overnight hours of July 3 or early-morning hours of July 4. Graffiti marred the ballpark’s signs, gym and concession stand. The markings have already been cleaned up, but it cost an estimated $2,600. This is the second act of vandalism the Hazel Green Athletics Association was forced to clean up in the last year. […]

  • Neighbor dispute in Limestone County leads to 2 arrests, features woman with infamous past

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man, Wednesday, accused of shooting into a neighbor’s vehicle. The neighbor was also arrested on outstanding warrants for harassment and reckless endangerment. William Edward Willard, 80, of Elkmont is charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle. Investigators said he was at his girlfriend’s home on Putman Circle when the incident occurred. They believe it is part of a neighborhood dispute. “This has been an ongoing problem in that particular […]

  • This is what the sign said in front of Joe Davis Stadium until July 1, 2015. WHNT News 19 contacted the City of Huntsville, and workers have now removed the lettering.

    No fireworks at Joe Davis this July, despite what sign said until this week

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – In the Tennessee Valley, the fireworks display at Joe Davis Stadium has been a beloved tradition for years.  But with the Huntsville Stars long gone, would the show go on? Our newsroom received countless calls and emails this week asking that very question.  One reason, the sign along Memorial Parkway said ‘Fireworks July 3.’ With the stadium silent now that the Huntsville Stars have moved away and changed names as well, who would host this year’s festivities? […]

  • ASPCA takes possession of animals at Lawrence County shelter

    MOULTON, Ala. (WHNT) – The situation at the Lawrence County Animal Shelter just keeps getting worse by the day. Familiar yellow crime scene tape now surrounds former director Bobbie Taylor’s property in Moulton. Police have cordoned off the property and are calling it a crime scene. Meanwhile, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals arrived to the shelter early Tuesday to help with the criminal investigation. The ASPCA’s Animal Cruelty Disaster Response vehicle is now on the site, […]

  • (Photo: Shane Hays, WHNT News 19)

    Woman hit by vehicle on Governors Drive, seriously hurt

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A woman was injured when she was hit by a vehicle on Governors Drive on Monday afternoon. Police say the woman tried to walk across the westbound lanes of Governors at Braham Avenue about 3:30 p.m.  Neither she nor the driver who hit her saw each other, police said, adding the driver will not face charges. The woman hit was seriously hurt, and was walking with a cane.  She suffered head injuries and was taken to Huntsville […]


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