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Drew Galloway is WHNT's Interactive Content Producer. He is a lover of nerd-culture and literature.

Drew joined WHNT in February 2013 after writing for The Madison Weekly. He writes about a variety of topics, including crime, community, and other general stories that come our way on a given day.

Drew's love for literature began at an early age when he picked up his first book, The Hobbit. His love for writing grew at UAH, where he studied English and Philosophy.

Drew loves movies and often writes movie reviews for WHNT.com. Drew and a few others at WHNT love to attend the premiere showings on midnight of the first day a film is released.

Drew loves science-fiction and fantasy, including Star Wars and the Lord of The Rings, and now The Hobbit films. He also loves the Marvel Comics films and is looking forward to the next installment of The Avengers in 2014. Ask him about any Marvel character and he'll surprise you with his wealth of knowledge. His favorite is Ant-Man, due for a film in 2015.

He is also one of the cool people at WHNT who dress up for Halloween.

Drew and his beautiful wife, Alexis, attend Willowbrook Baptist Church. They are planning to get a puppy very soon, possibly a Pug. Check back for updates!

Recent Articles
  • Photo: Stephanie Gentle

    Valleywx.com: Friday night’s moon photos

    The official Full Moon (Blue Moon) happened Friday morning at 5:42 AM. It’s still almostfull on Friday evening, and what a beautiful display it has been! Here are some fantastic photos of Friday night’s Moon:

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    14-year-old swimmer drowns in eastern Colbert County

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – Thursday night, crews located the body of a 14-year-old boy who went missing while swimming in eastern Colbert County earlier Thursday afternoon. The Colbert County EMA told us the teen, now identified as LaBronte Davis, went under the water while swimming with a 12-year-old girl, a family member, near Lakewood View Rd. and didn’t resurface. The girl ran to a relative’s home to get help. The two were swimming in the area where Town Creek meets with Wilson Lake. The […]

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    Officials put down prisoner uprising at Bibb County Correctional Facility

    BIBB COUNTY, Ala. – Bibb County Correctional Facility is currently on lockdown after officials with the Alabama Department of Corrections put down an inmate uprising Thursday night. Officials said 16 inmates barricaded the entrance to their dormitory and refused to allow officers inside. The inmates disconnected the electricity inside the dormitory, causing a minor fire, and trashed the area. Warden Willie Thomas called the Corrections Emergency Response Team, who responded and was able to talk to the inmates and convince them […]

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    UPDATE: Victim of near-drowning incident in Harvest has died

    HARVEST, Ala. – Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirm the woman found in a neighborhood swimming pool Wednesday evening has died. It happened on Kelly Ridge Boulevard in the Harvest area. Emergency crews responded to the call of an unresponsive woman, who they have identified as Cynthia Kerr of New Market. First responders tried to resuscitate Kerr on the scene and rushed her to the hospital. She died Thursday. Investigators thoroughly investigated the incident. They say, at this […]

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    Valleywx.com: Thursday night’s Blue Moon

    A Blue Moon is actually a second Full Moon in a calendar month.  July’s first Full Moon back on the 2nd was the Full Buck Moon.  The one you can see tonight and Friday morning (7:09 PM Thursday to 6:08 AM Friday) is the “Full Sturgeon Moon;” it is officially FULL at 5:42 AM, but you won’t notice the difference if you peek at it this evening or in the morning.

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    2 killed in collision on Mooresville Road, 2 others injured

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Alabama State Troopers are investigating a wreck that killed two people Wednesday night at the intersection of Mooresville Road and Bibb Garrett Road in Belle Mina. In addition to the two people who died, two others were hurt. Troopers say the crash happened at approximately 8:25 p.m.  Valorie Yolanda Witchard, 39, and a 14-year-old passenger in Witchard’s vehicle, LaShae Danielle Henderson, died in the wreck. Both lived in Belle Mina.  Troopers say Henderson was not wearing […]

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    UPDATE: Getting answers to questions regarding animal control officer’s action to put down several dogs with a firearm

    BOAZ, Ala. – Boaz Police say the animal control officer who put down several dogs in bad condition wasn’t able to capture them with a tranquilizer, and after multiple attempts to catch them put them down with a firearm due to safety and health concerns. We have received many phone calls, emails, and concerns through social media about a recent incident in Boaz regarding the local animal control officer and the removal of dogs from a residence near the Boaz Golf […]

  • Huntsville officer Brett Russell takes the stand in his trial for excessive force

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The federal trial of Huntsville police officer Brett Russell continued Wednesday in Huntsville.  Russell is accused of using excessive force during an arrest in December 2011 and obstructing justice. Wednesday, the prosecution’s primary witness, Officer Joshua Bates, was still on the stand as proceedings continued.  Bates was on the scene the night of the incident and can be seen in the video as the victim, Gary Hopkins, was pulled out of the police car. Bates testified Tuesday that he […]

  • Lauderdale County inmate seeking abortion decides to carry baby to full term

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – A woman who filed a lawsuit claiming a sheriff violated her right to an abortion filed paperwork to inform the court that she has decided to carry the baby to full term and birth Wednesday. The woman identified only as “Jane Doe” filed a lawsuit against Lauderdale County Sheriff Singleton last week, claiming he violated her rights to get an abortion and allowed cruel and unusual punishment. Earlier Wednesday, the state of Alabama petitioned the court to strip […]

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    Governor Bentley orders Alabama National Guard members to be armed

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Robert Bentley announced a plan to arm the Alabama National Guard on his Twitter account Monday. Governor Bentley said the plan involves “arming guardsmen involved in state active duty as well as the four National Guard recruiting location.” He said the plan comes after a meeting with Maj. Gen. Perry Smith, who approved it. More details about the plan are classified and will not be released, Bentley said. This plan follows moves by at least six […]

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    Second Russellville shooting suspect in custody

    RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. – Russellville Police said a second man is arrested and in custody in connection to a Tuesday night shooting. Everett Shields, 17, is wanted for attempted murder in connection to the shooting of an 18-year-old Tuesday night. Shields’ brother, Javorose Yarbough, was taken into custody Wednesday and charged with attempted murder in connection to the same shooting. Authorities said the 18-year-old was shot during an argument outside the Washington Court Apartments in south Russellville. At last update, he was listed […]

  • Charles Childree

    Statewide missing senior alert issued for Ozark man

    DALE COUNTY, Ala. – The Dale County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing senior. Charles Childree, 66, was reported missing on July 21 from Ozark, Ala. He was last seen at his residence on County Road 15. Childree is possibly wearing blue jeans and button up flannel shirt.  He suffers from several medical conditions and has a mental disability, authorities said. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Charles Childree, please call the Dale County […]


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