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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: Beth Jett/WHNT News 19

    4 men help rescue Decatur fire victim from burning home

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Fire & Rescue battled a fire at a residence on 7th Ave SE on Wednesday afternoon. Smoke from the fire could be seen drifting onto Hwy 31. “The smoke was so thick it had all of us coughing,” said Wayne Pullum. He lives across the street from Richard Draper. Neighbors say 53-year-old Draper rents the house with his sister, Donna, who was not home at the time of the fire. Crews responded to the house just after 3:00 p.m., […]

  • A flipped 18 wheeler at the intersection of 6th Ave and Wilson St. in Decatur. (Photo: Jeremy Jackson/WHNT News 19)

    18 wheeler carrying mulch flips at 6th Ave. and Wilson St. in Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. – An 18 wheeler carrying mulch flipped at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Wilson Street after storms moved through the Tennessee Valley Wednesday evening. A culvert at Highway 36 jammed and caused flooding after a thunderstorm drenched the Tennessee Valley. While this occurred, an 18-wheeler ran off the roadway and into a ditch. Wilson Street was closed while a wrecker righted the 18 wheeler and pulled it from the ditch. Thankfully, no one was hurt. Decatur police are not yet […]

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    Authorities locate missing Albertville man

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Albertville Police report they have located a man who went missing early Wednesday morning. Heath Richards, 27, was seen leaving his home on Beulah Cut-Off Rd on foot around 3 a.m. Wednesday. His family says he suffers from schizophrenia and dystonia, a muscle disorder. They say he gets lost very easily. Richards was located in Geraldine Wednesday afternoon. Thank you to everyone who shared this story!  

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    UNA releases 2015 Lions football schedule

    FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama has released the 2015 football schedule. Rhe Lions will open their 2015 season at Legion Field in Birmingham against Miles College Birmingham “Our schedule will be extremely difficult, not only because we are playing tough competition but the travel will have an impact,” said Head Football Coach Bobby Wallace. “There will be at least five teams in our league this year that should be very very good. It might be the most […]

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    UPDATE: Missing Hartselle teen found in Decatur, safe

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – The Hartselle Police Department says a missing teenager has been found.  Samantha Collins, 15, was located in Decatur and is home safe. She was found Sunday, May 24. Prior to this, Collins had not been seen since Sunday, May 17.

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    Decatur police upgrade charges against 4 accused in weekend crime spree

    DECATUR, Ala. – Wednesday Decatur Police announced new charges against four people accused in a weekend crime spree that left two men dead. Antonio Hernandez, 27, and Joshua Davis, 25, were killed by gunfire in the late hours of Friday night or early Saturday morning. A friend who was with Hernandez before his death said a group of males robbed them then shot Hernandez “for no reason.”  Davis’ body was found by a passerby Saturday morning in Wilson Morgan Park. A number of homes were […]

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    UPDATE: State Bureau of Investigations takes over officer-involved shooting investigation in Marshall Co.

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Officials with the State Bureau of Investigations say that entity will proceed with the investigation into an officer-involved shooting that happened Tuesday night. Officials say this is at the request of the Albertville Police Department and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting happened at a home on South Cahill Road, just south of West Main Street in Albertville Tuesday night. The call came in around 7:30 p.m. Officials say a person attempted to break into the […]

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    UPDATE: Missing Lauderdale County boy found safe

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – Just after 10:30 p.m., the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a 12-year-old was found safe. He was reported missing earlier in the night after last being seen at Brooks High School gym.

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    Friends rally around ‘rockstar’ Hampton Cove 4th grader as she undergoes treatment for rare genetic disorder

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – A “rockstar” fourth grader from Hampton Cove Elementary School is in Minneapolis for a bone marrow treatment, and the community in Huntsville is rallying around her. 10-year-old Sydney Ann MacMurray was diagnosed with Fanconia Anemia in mid-February. Sydney and her family have been at the Masonic Children’s Hospital at the University of Minnesota for treatment. Fanconia Anemia typically leads to severe bone marrow failure, requiring a bone marrow transplant. Due to Sydney’s steadily declining blood cell counts, her doctor bypassed […]

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    Huntsville man charged with possession of child pornography

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Huntsville man was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography Friday. Sheriff Blake Dorning announced Monday that investigators with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division searched a residence on the 2500 block of Pioneer Road in Huntsville on Friday. Dorning said investigators there arrested Peter Reiling, 34, and charged him with possession of child pornography. Reiling was taken to the Madison County Jail on a $2,500 bond.

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    UPDATE: State Troopers investigate fatal wreck on Talucha Road

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A single-vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon claimed the life of a Lacey Springs Man. 51-year-old Edward Morrison was killed when the truck he was driving left Talucah Road, just off Highway 36 and overturned. Morrison was pronounced dead at the scene. Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

  • My wife and I got to meet B.B. King back in 2007 as we were traveling to north Mississippi. (Photo: Brad Clasgens)

    Photos: Remembering blues legend B.B. King

    We are collecting pictures of B.B. King with people from the Tennessee Valley. If you have a picture of him or a picture at one of his concerts, you can send it to us by clicking the “Submit Your Photo” button below or by emailing it to photo@whnt.com.


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