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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
  • CBS Sunday morning interviews our cyber students to learn more about ethical hacking (Photo: Huntsville City Schools)

    CBS Sunday Morning visits Huntsville to interview the next generation of cyber warriors

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  A television crew from CBS Sunday morning visited Grissom and New Century High Schools Friday to highlight the schools’ cyber security curriculum. Students and administrators were interviewed about ethical hacking and the future generation of cyber warriors. CBS Sunday Morning hopes to air the story in February. No specific date has been set. You can see some behind the scenes pictures in the gallery above.

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    Accident with injuries on I-565 blocks eastbound traffic

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police report an accident with injuries and entrapment on I-565 eastbound, east of Exit 9. Crews on the scene said a car travelling westbound crossed the median and hit a car travelling eastbound. Traffic is moving slowly through this area. Eastbound lanes were blocked and traffic was diverted to Wall Triana. There may still be traffic headaches through that area.

  • Jilandra W. Lindley (Photo: Morgan County Sheriff's Office)

    Nurse at Brookshire Nursing Home accused of stealing & selling patients’ meds

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – An LPN nurse at Brookshire Nursing Home in Huntsville is accused of stealing patients’ prescribed medications and selling them. Jilandra W. Lindley was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and theft of property 2nd on Thursday. Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin said a tip from a concerned citizen lead to agents from the Morgan County Drug Task Force and Hartselle Police Officers searching Lindley’s apartment at 100 Puckett Rd. in Hartselle for narcotics.  Franklin said the tip lead them to believe […]

  • Teachers receive hands-on education on Greenpower car initiative

    Teachers from both Huntsville City Schools and neighboring school districts are receiving hands-on education about the Greenpower car initiative this week. The program uses a STEM-based approach to bring a real world experience to students by building and racing an electric car. Last year, the Huntsville City School system was the only team from the U.S. to build, qualify and compete in the race in England. The district is currently in the process of constructing three Greenpower race tracks at […]

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    Huntsville Check Into Cash employees robbed at gunpoint

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Check Into Cash store employees were robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening. At 5:28 p.m., Huntsville Police received a call about an armed robbery at a business at 1407-12 Memorial Parkway NW. When the arrived at the scene, a clerk at the check cashing shop told them a man robbed them at gunpoint. The man was reportedly wearing green jeans, a black jacket, and a black hat. Police did not say how much money was stolen.

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    Man killed in Geraldine in tree cutting accident

    GERALDINE, Ala. – A man was killed in Geraldine Wednesday when a tree fell and hit him. Geraldine officials say Lamar Carr, 60, was cutting wood when the tree fell and hit him. He was taken to Marshall Medical South, where he was pronounced dead. Geraldine residents knew Carr well, we’re told, and are saddened by his loss. Carr did work around the Geraldine area. Arrangements for Carr’s funeral are set at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel in Rainsville. Visitation is set […]

  • Lt. Charlie Collier (Photo: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)

    Limestone Sheriff’s Office Lt. Charlie Collier dies

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office announced the death of longtime officer Lt. Charlie Collier on Thursday. Lt. Collier served as a supervising officer and Training Officer in the Corrections Division. The Sheriff’s Office said Collier and his wife were in Birmingham for medical tests following a brief illness. He passed away during the night in his sleep. Collier joined the Sheriff’s Office in 1986 as a jailer. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1998 and served […]

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    Huntsville woman left with home in ruins after city inspectors tell her contractor doesn’t have proper licenses

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A disabled woman’s home is in ruins after a man hired to do some remodeling turned out to be an unlicensed contractor, as assessed by city inspectors. This week we met with a 62-year-old disabled woman who hired Joshua Harris of Home Solutions for some accessibility modifications to her home.  Harris has been doing work in her home for two months now. This week, she learned from city inspectors that Harris isn’t legally allowed to do the work without the proper licensing, […]

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    Vehicle balances on guardrail after wreck on Governors Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A traffic accident shut down all eastbound lanes of Governors Drive at Parkhill Road just after 9 p.m. Wednesday. When crews got to the scene, an SUV was balancing on the guardrail. Crews on the scene said at least three vehicles were damaged. Officials said a vehicle crossed the center line and caused the accident. Police on the scene said there were no serious injuries.

  • Barry Van Whitton (Photo: Jackson County Jail)

    UPDATE: Barry Whitton back in Jackson County, charged with murder of first wife

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Jackson County man suspected in the disappearances of three people has been charged with murder in the 1998 death of his first wife. Barry Whitton has been charged with the murder of Michelle Townson Whitton, Jackson County Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen said Tuesday. The Alabama Attorney General’s Office is prosecuting the case.  They presented evidence to a Jackson County grand jury, who indicted Whitton in December.  The indictment charges Whitton intentionally killing his wife […]

  • Drawing of a UFO sighted in Gaylesville in 1966 (Photo: Project Blue Book files)

    U.S. Air Force releases details about UFO sightings in north Alabama

    NORTH ALABAMA – Reports have been released by the United States Air Force that detail UFO sightings across the United States. Some of the sightings happened right here in north Alabama. John Greenewald, a UFO enthusiast, spent nearly 20 years filing Freedom of Information Act requests for the federal government’s files on UFOs, USA Today reported. Thousands of reports from a project called “Project Blue Book” were recently released to Greenewald, according to USA Today. “Project Blue Book was based at […]

  • Huntsville Fire & Rescue rushes to house fire on South Plymouth Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  Huntsville Fire & Rescue is on the scene of a house fire at 436 South Plymouth Road. There’s no word yet on any injuries or the extent of the damage. WHNT News 19 has a crew on the way to the scene. We will update you with more information.


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