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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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    Poarch Creek Indians invest $1M to push Redstone Arsenal Gate 9 away from I-565

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Tuesday the Poarch Creek Indians announced a $1 million investment to help move Gate 9 away from I-565. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle says the project, which is already underway, is now fully funded. The total cost of the project is expected to be in the range of $6-to-9 million. The Poarch Creek Indians own the TownePlace Suites by Marriott, a 120-room, four-story hotel at Redstone Gateway set to open in May 2016. A representative for the Poarch Creek Indians […]

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    Man securing funding for DreamVision theme park in hot water with Alabama regulators

    FLORENCE, Ala. – The Alabama Securities Commission has ordered the CEO of the investment firm backing the proposed DreamVision amusement parks to cease and desist selling real estate investments. Provident Global Capital CEO Bryan Robinson runs another company called Robinson Capital Investments LLC. The commission claims he reportedly sold securities to investors in 2014. The claims suggest he promised to buy houses, repair them, and in turn sell them for a shared profit. Robinson also promised investors 11 percent monthly […]

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    Former Sparkman bus driver enters guilty plea to sex crimes against children

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. –  A Lincoln County man who worked as a bus driver for Madison County Schools entered a guilty plea to sex crimes against children Tuesday. Joe Wiley Dixon pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated sexual battery and received a 10-year-sentence on each count, to run concurrently, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. Dixon will serve the entire sentence. Dixon was arrested in January 2015 in Lincoln County, Tenn. and charged with two counts of aggravated […]

  • Ramon Sanchez (Photo: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)

    Man wanted in Limestone County shooting investigation now in custody

    MADISON, Ala. – The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed a man wanted for questioning as part of a shooting investigation has been found. Ramon Minjares Sanchez is charged with Assault 1st Degree and is being held in the Limestone County Jail. UPDATE regarding shooting: suspect Ramon Sanchez is in custody at the Limestone County Jail. — Limestone Sheriff (@LimestoneCoSO) January 26, 2016 Sanchez, 37, was caught just after 3 a.m. Tuesday in Trinity. The shooting happened Monday night on […]

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    ‘Lazy’ bloodhound goes out for morning walk, finishes 7th in Alabama half marathon

    ELKMONT, Ala. – A “lazy” bloodhound out on her morning walk decided to join in the fun at the Elkmont Half Marathon and wound up finishing 7th overall earlier this month. Ludivine the bloodhound finished in the top ten in the Elkmont Half Marathon — The Trackless Train Trek on January 16. She and her owners live on a farm near the race start line. When she was let out to take her morning walk, she decided to join the race and ended up running the […]

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    Preliminary autopsy results for Noah Chamberlin revealed

    JACKSON, Tenn. — The preliminary autopsy results for Noah Chamberlin were released Monday, according to WREG in Memphis. According to the information released by the district attorney handling the case, Noah died of hypothermia and no signs of foul play were found. The full autopsy results will take eight to 16 weeks, according to the medical examiner’s office. The district attorney also addressed comments circulating on social media about the case. He said there were claims made that said Chester County Sheriff Blair […]

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    Roads remain slick in parts of the Tennessee Valley

    If you absolutely have to be on the roads today, you’re urged to use extreme caution on bridges and overpasses. The weather is already responsible for one fatal accident. We will keep a running list of road closures and conditions here. Keep in mind that the more elevated and rural sections of north Alabama often see freezing before places like Huntsville and Madison. See the latest weather forecast discussion here. Here’s more information about all of our free apps to […]

  • Mountain Mist 50K delayed until Sunday due to winter weather

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Mountain Mist 50K has been delayed until Sunday, due to winter weather. The race will now start Sunday at 7:30 a.m. Packets will be available at Fleet Feet Sports Saturday. You’re asked to keep an eye on the Mountain Mist Facebook Page for any further announcements.

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    Recent lottery winner killed during Ga. home invasion

    FITZGERALD, Ga. — A forklift operator who won over $430,000 playing the Georgia lottery was shot and killed during a home invasion, according to police. Friends and family say Craigory Burch, Jr., 30, was targeted because he won $434,272 in November. The victim’s girlfriend says a shotgun blew open the door and three masked, armed men ran inside their home. “When they came in, he said, ‘Don’t do it bro. Don’t do it in front of my kids.’ He said, ‘Please don’t do it […]

  • Fatal accident in Ardmore linked to weather

    Ardmore Police confirm icy road conditions caused a fatal accident on Hwy 53

    ARDMORE, Ala. – A man was killed as the result of a weather-related accident Friday evening. Police said the accident happened around 4:40 p.m. Friday. Icy roads caused a car to slid into oncoming traffic on Hwy 53 just south of Old School House Road. David R. Shelton, 30, of Pulaski, Tenn., was killed when he car slid into a truck in the oncoming lane. Troopers said Sheton was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of […]

  • Ditto Landing is still flooded. Surrounding roads are closed due to high waters. (Photo: Jeri Remley)

    Federal disaster assistance approved for 39 Ala. counties, including Colbert, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lawrence, & Marshall

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Robert Bentley announced on Thursday that federal disaster aid has been approved to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas impacted by severe weather and flooding that occurred during December 24 through 31, 2015. “The recovery process is ongoing, and this federal aid help will ensure Alabamians have resources available to rebuild their lives from the December severe weather outbreak,” Governor Robert Bentley said. “I appreciate FEMA’s quick response in approving the disaster assistance. We […]

  • Magnolia Plaza fire

    Madison Police report fire at Magnolia Plaza on County Line Road

    MADISON, Ala. – First responders are on the scene of a fire at a business plaza on County Line Road. It appears the door of Madison Dental Care was broken in the firefighting efforts. Fire crews were focused on the roof area on the building. At this point, it isn’t known where the fire started. stem and stein restaurant is on fire currently! @whnt pic.twitter.com/21iJouFWTR — Beth Hollingsworth (@BethAnnTeacher) January 21, 2016 There are no injuries being reported at this […]


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