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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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    Family of woman killed in Ultratec explosion files wrongful death lawsuit

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The family of a woman who died in an explosion at a Madison County fireworks factory in February has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the fireworks manufacturer. The family of Virginia Marie Sanderson filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Ultratech Special Effects and several other parties Tuesday. Sanderson and another person were killed and several others were injured when an explosion happened at the fireworks factory, located in Owens Cross Roads. Deputies told us the explosion […]

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    Drake State president placed on administrative leave, Calhoun administrator named acting president

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – News about a change at the top level at Drake State Community and Technical College was announced Monday evening. The college’s president, Dr. Helen McAlpine, was placed on administrative leave, according to college officials. The Alabama Community College System has not made the details of McAlpine’s leave public, saying that it is a “personnel matter.” In the meantime, Dr. Kemba Chambers, the Dean of Mathematics, Natural Science, and Pre-Engineering at Calhoun Community College has been appointed acting […]

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    Redstone Arsenal Gate 8 reopened following ‘incident’ involving speeding driver

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Redstone Arsenal Gate 8 is reopened after an incident at that location. Arsenal authorities asked drivers to avoid the area around 3:50 p.m. Monday. Redstone officials said a disturbance at the on-post housing area led to a chase, resulting in a driver being stopped by the grab net system at Gate 8. When Arsenal police arrived at the housing area, they found a woman fleeing the area at a high rate of speed. Police saw her run a traffic […]

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    Determined new mom completes college exam while in labor

    MACON, Ga. — A Georgia woman completed her college psychology test last week while she was in labor. Tommitrise Collins, 21, was ready to deliver her baby at Coliseum Medical Center — but first, she had to take an online test. The Middle Georgia State University student told WAGA she could only take the exam on that day. Collins finished the test in less than two hours. Her shared a photo on Facebook that shows Collins sitting on her hospital […]

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    Governor Bentley signs executive order preventing executive branch agencies from assisting in Syrian refugee efforts in Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. —Governor Robert Bentley Monday signed an executive order directing all executive branch agencies to utilize all lawful means necessary to prevent the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the State of Alabama. “It is clear that the United States is not prepared to handle the resettlement of Syrian refugees, and one mistake by the Federal Government in allowing a refugee with a terrorist connection poses a major safety threat to our people,” Governor Robert Bentley said.  “As Governor, the […]

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    UPDATE: Son charged with murder after Vina woman found dead in home

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the homicide of 62-year-old Sharon Keeton Friday afternoon. On Saturday they charged Sharon’s son, 31-year-old Scotty Lee Keeton, with her murder after he was released from the hospital. The sheriff’s department said the call came in around 12:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. When deputies arrived at the home, located on Old Vina Road, they found Sharon dead inside. They also found her son unconscious inside the home. “Her son was also there at […]

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    Saluting Our Heroes: Hall of Heroes Inductee William Robinson

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Vietnam veteran William Robinson and five other veterans were inducted into the Madison County Military Heritage Commission Hall of Heroes Tuesday. Robinson, an Army medic, was awarded Bronze Star Medal for Heroism for actions in the Vietnam war on August 17, 1969 while serving as a medic. When his company came in contact with a large enemy force, he exposed himself to gunfire as he administered first aid to his fallen comrades and evacuated them to a safe area, saving […]

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    Saluting Our Heroes: Hall of Heroes Inductee Cleveland King Jr.

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Vietnam veteran Cleveland King Jr. and five other veterans were inducted into the Madison County Military Heritage Commission Hall of Heroes Tuesday. King, a Marine radio operator, was awarded a Silver Star Medal for actions in Vietnam on March 1, 1969. King’s company was heavily engaged with an enemy force larger than theirs. His platoon commander and platoon sergeant were both wounded. King assumed command of the platoon and directed the men to their objective – an urgently needed landing zone. […]

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    Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department asks for help finding missing teen

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department is asking for your help locating a 17-year-old girl missing since Nov. 6. Destiny Marie Flynt, 17, left her home on the school bus but did not return home after school, according to the sheriff’s department. They said she was last seen at the McDonald’s parking lot in Fayetteville on the afternoon of Nov. 6. If you know where Flynt is, you’re asked to call the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at […]

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    Huntsville Utilities reports power outage in west Huntsville

      HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Utilities reports a power outage in the west Huntsville area Wednesday evening. It said the power outage is affecting primarily commercial properties in an area from Holmes Avenue south to Redstone Arsenal, and from Research Park Boulevard east to Triana Boulevard. Crews have been dispatched and service will be restored as quickly as possible.  The cause is unknown at this time.

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    Florence Police officer injured after traffic stop

    FLORENCE, Ala. – A Florence Police officer was injured after a traffic stop led to a foot chase Monday night. Florence Police said the officer was injured after chasing two juveniles after a traffic stop on the 2300 block of Florence Blvd around 7:30 p.m. The officer was injured and taken to ECM Hospital. It’s unclear about how seriously he was hurt.

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    Madison County GOP leaders want final Republican presidential debate to be held in Huntsville

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Madison County GOP leaders have thrown Huntsville’s name into the debate ring, arguing that the final Republican presidential primary debate should be held in the Rocket City. Madison County Republican Executive Committee Director of Finance Jay Town said in the letter addressed to all GOP presidential candidates, the RNC Committee Debate Committee, the RNC chairman, and Fox News, “Huntsville represents, in myriad ways, the issues most important to our party…, all of which are at the forefront […]


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