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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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  • Makayla ready to fight crime in her Batmobile! (Photo: Julie Driver)

    Father turns his daughter’s wheelchair into crime-fighting vehicle for Halloween

    Halloween is a special and exciting time for children all over the Tennessee Valley. For one creative step-father, Halloween is his time to make his step-daughter feel like a superhero. Every year,  Dustin makes a costume that accommodates her needs. “Oh, she’s my world. I’d do anything for her,” said Driver. Makayla’s mother, Julie, wrote in to the WHNT News 19 newsroom, bragging on Dustin and Makayla. “My daughter Makayla has cerebral palsy and is unable to sit up or walk,” […]

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    Bald spot on lawn outside daughters’ window leads to father’s disturbing discovery

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A bald spot under a father’s 8 and 11-year-old daughters’ window caused him to make a disturbing discovery, WFTV reports. Orange County deputies said the father, who did not want to be identified, caught a man looking into the window. The suspect had reportedly moved a cinder block from the backyard to get a better look in the window. When the father caught the Peeping Tom in the act, he yelled at him to get away […]

  • Rivalry of the century: Man broadcasts high school games for 50 seasons

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Friday marks the 100th match-up between the Albertville Aggies and the Guntersville Wildcats, and throughout half of those years, one’s man voice has broadcasted the game to the Valley. A short stretch of highway separates a rivalry. On Friday that game will be played for the 100th time. The match-up is the longest running continual rivalry in Alabama. Throughout the years, Bill Yancy has been coming to many of those games — no matter if […]

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    Huntsville Police investigate possible child abuse at a day care

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating a possible case of Torture or Willfull Abuse of a Child Under 18. The victim’s mother told police she found bruises on her small child’s legs a few weeks ago. She told them Wednesday she found bruises on his arms. When she asked him about the bruises, he told her his teacher in day care was pinching him, according to a police report. There have been no charges filed, as of Wednesday. Huntsville Police and […]

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    Hwy 31 clear after school bus wreck, no students on bus

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A school bus and another vehicle collided in the northbound lane of Hwy 431, near Dug Hill Rd, Wednesday evening. Officials say there were no children on the school bus at the time of the wreck. The bus driver was transported to the hospital. There is no word on the condition of the driver of the other vehicle. Northbound traffic was closed while crews worked to clear the scene, but is now back open.

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    Unmanned Antares rocket explodes after liftoff

    (CNN) — An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent deaths. According to NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft were set to launch at 6:22 p.m. ET from the Wallops Flight Facility along the Atlantic Ocean. It was set to carry some 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station. “There was failure on launch,” NASA spokesman Jay Bolden said. […]

  • Theatre Huntsville holds ribbon cutting at new west Huntsville office

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Monday, Theatre Huntsville announced plans for their new office, which will be located at the Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theatre Arts campus on Long Avenue. A celebratory ribbon cutting was held at the Long Avenue setting to mark the occasion. One of the great parts of this move is the continued rejuvenation of west Huntsville. The next play for Fantasy is their tradition production of “A Christmas Carol.” Next up for Theatre Huntsville is a November production of “Over the River and […]

  • HudsonAlpha brings science to a new generation of scientists

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – HudsonAlpha is working to inspire a new generation of doctors and scientists. It has created an educational outreach team which allows high school students to do science experiments in a real-life setting. Thirteen students will visit HudsonAlpha twice a week for three weeks after school. Students who complete the program will get a monogrammed lab coat and an invite to the program’s next level. But what they’re really getting out of the program is much bigger than that. […]

  • City leaders tour Firstbank’s new financial center at Twickenham Place

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – City leaders toured Firstbank’s new financial center. It’s in the final stages of construction at Twickenham Place. We’re giving you a look inside too. Firstbank is based in Tennessee. In March, Firstbank announced it was expanding into Alabama, by opening its first branch office in Huntsville. The 8,000 square-foot space is located across from Huntsville Hosptial main. Area president Jim Owens says it will have some unique features. “The building will have a technology bar, which will be […]

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    Are wasps taking over? Tennessee Valley residents report unusually high wasp activity

    TENNESSEE VALLEY — A concerned viewer contacted us about wasps swarming around her house and neighborhood that are making it hard to go outside. Kym Fredricksen lives in Hampton Cove and says the wasps are so bad she can’t make it to her mailbox without being attacked by the flying pests. When she contacted the WHNT News 19 newsroom, several people here chimed in, saying they had similar experiences all over the Huntsville area. We reached out to Ken Creel with the Alabama […]

  • UPDATE: Hazel Green 5-year-old involved in gas can explosion is off breathing tube at Cincinnati burn hospital

    HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (WHNT) – Family friends report a 5-year-old boy is off a breathing tube and talking to nurses at a Cincinnati hospital  after suffering severe burns Monday in an explosion in Hazel Green. Justin Moore suffered burns to more than 60 percent of his body. The incident happened near Tennessee Valley Auto Salvage on Highway 231/431. Crews on the scene say the explosion happened in the back yard of a mobile home just behind the salvage lot.  A small gas […]

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    Suit claims UAH delayed, reduced punishment for hockey player accused of rape

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A woman has filed a lawsuit against The University of Alabama in Huntsville, two administrators, and a UAH police officer claiming the university and faculty failed to take immediate and appropriate action to investigate an alleged sexual assault involving a UAH hockey player. The lawsuit names UAH, Associate Provost Brent Wren, former UAH police Sgt. John Beswick and Dean of Students Regina Hyatt. The incident started in January 2013 when a minor female student, identified as Jane Doe to protect her identity, […]

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