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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!

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    Ebola in the U.S.: What you need to know

    (WHNT) – One confirmed Ebola patient has been diagnosed in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control announced Tuesday. The virus has claimed more than 3,000 lives in west Africa after being infected, according to a World Health Organization report from last week. Health care professionals say Ebola is a severe disease that carries a high case fatality rate, even with the best of care.  But how should this affect your day to day life? Is there currently anything to be afraid of? WHNT News 19 […]

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    Hwy. 31 South in Tanner blocked due to deadly wreck

    TANNER, Ala. – A wreck on Highway 31 in Tanner claimed the life of a driver Wednesday afternoon.  Additionally, Highway 31  South near Huntsville Browns Ferry Road is blocked while crews clear the scene. The wreck happened around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The two vehicles involved were a grey car and a garbage truck. Crews on the scene tell us the male driver of the grey car died. This part of Highway 31 South will likely be closed for couple of hours, […]

  • New eatery moving into Clinton Row Project space

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Clinton Row Project is getting a new eatery. The space on Jefferson Street is designed to be rotational, rentable, spot so a variety of local artisans can showcase their goods. Belle Chevre’s Cheese Shop was the first to take advantage of this location. But something new is coming to town! Have you heard of Carrie’s Kitchen, home of the famous green chili cheese? Owner, Carrie Coan is bringing fresh food with fantastic flavor to Clinton Row. You […]

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    University of Alabama Police charge student with making terrorist threat

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Monday afternoon, The University of Alabama announced the arrest of a student who allegedly made a terrorist threat last week. Daniel Evan Simmons, a 19-year-old University of Alabama student, has been arrested by University of Alabama Police and charged with making a terrorist threat. Simmons’ Facebook account lists him as having graduated from Vestavia Hills High School in 2013. The university said the arrest is the result of further investigation into the additional alarming messages that were sent […]

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    NTSB report on Birmingham UPS cargo jet crash shows probable cause of crash

      BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A report obtained by WHNT News 19 from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shows more information on a UPS cargo jet crash that happened in August 2013. A UPS plane crashed less than a mile away from the Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport on August 14, 2013. The two-member flight crew died in the crash of the Airbus cargo plane. The NTSB report states the probable cause of the crash was due to the flight crew’s “continuation of an unstabilized […]

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    Update: Highway 36 back open after wreck, more delays expected

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Reinforcements  are set to remove grain from an overturned truck on Highway 36, Tuesday morning. Crews will close down the road and traffic in that area will likely experience delays. The grain truck and an SUV crashed at about 8:30 p.m. Monday near New Center Road in Morgan County. The collision knocked the truck on its side causing fuel to leak onto the road. Crews separated the trailer from the truck and towed it away. […]

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    Missing Child Media Alert issued for 2 girls last seen in Clanton, Ala.

    CLANTON, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a Missing Child Media Alert for two fourteen-year-old females who were last seen in Clanton, Ala. Kyndell Brooke East, 14, and Jana Lynn Cowan, 14, were last seen together in the area of the 205 exit in south Clanton, Ala. on September 28. Authorities say the girls could be attempting to get to Moody, Ala where Cowan’s biological mother lives. If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of […]

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    Decatur Police charge man with sexually abusing a child under 12

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police have arrested a man on sexual abuse charges after a call to authorities Tuesday. Police received a call reporting sexual abuse just after noon on Tuesday. Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit responded and began an investigation. Darby Keith McKay, 41, was arrested and charged with Sexual Abuse of a Child Less Than 12 Years of Age. He was transported to the Decatur City Jail where he will be held, pending bond.

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    No charges for Tony Stewart following deadly sprint car accident

    (CNN) — NASCAR driver Tony Stewart won’t face charges in connection with the on-track death of sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr., a New York district attorney announced Wednesday. Stewart, a three-time NASCAR top series champion, was driving a dirt-track car when the right rear tire hit Ward, who was walking on the track as cars slowly circled during a break in an Empire Super Sprints series race August 9 in Canandaigua, New York. Ward, 20, died of massive blunt […]

  • Hartselle Mayor Don Hall (Photo: WHNT News 19 File)

    Hartselle mayor apologizes for DUI arrest, plans to return to work Wednesday

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Hartselle Mayor Don Hall apologized for his recent DUI arrest and said he plans on returning to work Wednesday, according to The Hartselle Enquirer. Hall addressed the Hartselle City Council at the council’s meeting Tuesday night, saying, he is “disappointed and embarrassed for the City of Hartselle.” In a statement, Hall said the DUI arrest brought him to the realization that he had developed a “serious problem” with alcohol that required professional assistance. Hall said he has been seeking professional help for the past […]

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    Paula Deen cooking up online comback

    Paula Deen is cooking up her comeback — online. The southern chef has purchased all her old shows from her time on the Food Network. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The reruns, along with new material, will be featured on her own Paula Deen Online Network. The interactive cooking website is set to launch Wednesday. Fans will have to pay between $7.99 and $9.99 per month for access to broadcasts and recipes. Deen was let go […]


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