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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, The Lord of The Rings, and The Marvel Universe films. Ask him about any Marvel character and he’ll surprise you with his wealth of knowledge. He’s looking forward to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 2017.

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

Drew and his beautiful wife, Alexis, are a little afraid of commitment and still haven’t gotten their Pug puppy, but he’s trying to convince her to pull the trigger!

Top 5 movies, in no particular order:

1. Almost Famous
2. The Empire Strikes Back
3. Groundhog Day
4. Se7en
5. O Brother Where Art Thou

Recent Articles
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    Emergency crews respond to explosions at Ultratec fireworks facility

    OWENS CROSS ROADS, Ala. – Emergency crews responded to the Ultratec Special Effects fireworks facility after incident there Thursday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies on the scene told our crews a call about an explosion came in around 3 p.m. Thursday at Ultratec. They said the second explosion happened while firefighters were on the scene. No one was injured and minor damage was sustained to some property. A Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms spokesperson said, “ATF is on scene investigating the cause of the incident […]

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    Alabama National Guard adds 6 armories to closure list, including Huntsville location

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama National Guard Wednesday announced its plan to close and consolidate six additional armories, bringing the total to 21 armories to be closed by 2017. Under its master plan, the Alabama National Guard had planned to close and consolidate 15 armories between the fiscal years 2014 and 2017. Wednesday, it announced six more armories will be added to the list, including one located in Huntsville. “The $200,000 reduction to the NG budget for fiscal year 2016 forced a corresponding reduction in the […]

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    5 state parks to close, others reduce staffing & hours following budget cuts

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As a result of budget cuts for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the Alabama State Parks System will close five parks and make a number of other cuts that will go into effect in Oct., the department announced Wednesday. Beginning Oct. 15, the following five parks will be closed: Bladon Springs, Paul Grist, Chickasaw, Florala and Roland Cooper. “It is with great disappointment that we have to make this announcement today,” said Gunter Guy, Commissioner of Alabama’s Department […]

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    Judge denies restraining order & dismisses case against Madison County group home Restore Care

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A judge Tuesday dismissed the state’s case against a Madison County group home, saying the state did not meet the burden of proof needed to remove the residents from the care provider. Monday, the Alabama Department of Mental Health (DMH) argued that Restore Care, Inc. had 140 reported instances of abuse and neglect since October involving its mentally disabled residents. A state investigator testified that the volume and nature of the complaints — including reports of bruised residents, medication errors, delayed medical […]

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    Hillary Clinton to speak at Alabama Democratic Conference in Birmingham in October

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will visit Birmingham in October to deliver an address to the Alabama Democratic Conference. ADC Chairman Joe L. Reed said Clinton will speak at the semi-annual convention, held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel, on Oct. 17. “There are a lot of issues facing Alabamians that Mrs. Clinton will be expected to address. Front-burner issues are: Medicaid, tuition for college students, judicial appointments, education, minimum wages, fair taxes, Voting […]

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    Limestone County woman charged with attempted murder of her husband

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – A Limestone County woman is in jail Tuesday after deputies say she tried to kill her husband following several days of arguing. Limestone County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested Vilite Petty, 61, of Athens Tuesday evening for attempted murder. The incident occurred at a home on Lovell Road earlier Tuesday. Investigators said Vilite Petty and her husband had been arguing for a few days before the shooting. They say this was a factor that caused her to get a […]

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    Governor Robert Bentley & wife reach divorce settlement

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley announced that he and wife Dianne Bentley have filed a divorce settlement with the court Monday. “The last four weeks have been a very difficult time for my family and for our state. The people of Alabama have prayed for us and have encouraged us. For that, I am extremely grateful,” Governor Bentley said. The State’s First Lady, Dianne Bentley, filed for divorce in late August, citing “…such a complete incompatibility of temperament that […]

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    Buckhorn High School student hosts ‘Kick Out Breast Cancer’ kickball tournament Oct 24

    NEW MARKET, Ala. – A Buckhorn High School senior has big plans to help “kick out” breast cancer. On Oct. 24, the Kick Out Breast Cancer kickball tournament will be held at Sharon Johnston Park to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research. The tournament starts at 8 a.m. and goes to 7 p.m. The cost to participate is $5 for adults and $3 for youths. So far, 35 teams have signed up to participate. Buckhorn Senior Adrian Bone says […]

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    Tracks at Sanderfer Rd crossing in Athens clear

    ATHENS, Ala. – A train is no longer stopped and blocking the Sanderfer Road crossing Thursday evening after repairs were made to the tracks. A city of Athens spokesperson said the transportation company did not get work completed on a portion of the railroad track in Athens, forcing the train to stop. It took several hours before the company was able to coordinate with ALDOT to fix the track. Athens Policeblocked Sanderfer Road at Jefferson Street, near Bonnie Doone Apartments to make motorists aware of […]

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    Wreck blocks I-565 eastbound traffic near Greenbrier exit, westbound traffic also slow

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A wreck is causing a traffic headache on I-565 east of the Greenbrier Rd. exit Thursday evening. Traffic is backed up all the way to the Mooresville exit. Officials expect the wreckage to be cleared around 7:30 p.m. We’re hearing that I-565 westbound traffic is moving very slowly, also. If you’re planning on driving into Huntsville, you may want to use Hwy 72 through Athens until the wreck is cleared.

  • Restore Care's main office, located in Toney (Photo: Kristen Conner/WHNT)

    Citing danger of ‘irreparable harm,’ officials order removal of residents from Madison County group home

    TONEY, Ala. – Citing danger of “irreparable harm,” the Alabama Department of Mental Health Tuesday filed to have residents of a group home that serves the intellectually disabled removed from the care of their provider. WHNT News 19 has learned a judge has scheduled a hearing in the case Monday, September 28. Attorneys tell us that is when they will present examples that they say illustrate the safety and welfare emergency that’s prompting the push to remove residents from the group homes. […]

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    Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle announces bid for 2016 re-election

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle announced his bid for re-election in 2016 Wednesday afternoon. Battle was elected mayor on October 7, 2008. Since then, he has served Huntsville on a platform of job and economic development, improving infrastructure, and government fiscal management, among others. #TommyBattle #BattleWorks #Huntsville pic.twitter.com/JwsMPXFSHO — Tommy Battle (@TommyBattle) September 23, 2015 The next Huntsville general election is scheduled for August 23, 2016 to elect the mayor, district 1 and 5 city council members, and school […]


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