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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
  • Bobbie Taylor, Former Lawrence County Animal Shelter who faces Animal Neglect and Abuse charges

    Former Lawrence County Animal Shelter director files motion to halt adoption drive

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Bobbie Taylor, the former director of the Lawrence County Animal Shelter, Friday filed a motion asking a judge to halt an ASPCA adoption drive scheduled for this weekend, according to court documents. Taylor filed the motion asking  for a temporary injunction to stop this weekend’s adoption effort for the 250 animals remaining at the ASPCA temporary shelter. Her lawyer said Taylor wants returned to her seven personal pets that were seized, along with the other animals from the shelter. “She’s […]

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    Florence Police search for wallet thief who went on shopping spree

    FLORENCE, Ala. – Police are looking for a man they say a wallet stolen from a local doctor’s office turned into a phone, tablet, and other items for a quick-handed thief. Police say on July 15th, an employee at a local doctor’s office found a man in an employees-only section of the office. That employee said after she showed the man out, she found that her wallet was missing from her purse. Sometime after, a phone, tablet, and other items totaling […]

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    Wreck involving vehicle & bicycle shuts down Hughes Road

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police are on the scene of a wreck involving a vehicle and a bicycle on Hughes Road at Discovery Middle School. Police sent out the alert about the accident just after 5 p.m. They say there are injuries, but didn’t say the extent of them. They say to avoid the area until just after 6 p.m. while crews work the scene. WHNT News 19 has a crew on the scene. We will update you when we […]

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    Man suffers gunshot wound near Marks Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating a shooting in the area of Marks Drive Wednesday night. Police say a man in his 20s was shot in the forearm near Marks Drive, suffering a non-life threatening injury. The suspects, two other men, ran away after the shooting. Police are currently investigating where exactly the shooting occurred and what events led up to it. They have one suspect in custody at a nearby gas station. WHNT News 19 is working to […]

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    Wreck blocks northbound Parkway traffic at Lily Flagg Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Memorial Parkway northbound at Lily Flagg was closed for almost two hours while first responders worked the scene of an accident involving multiple vehicles Wednesday evening. Huntsville Police say the accident happened just before 5:45 p.m. The wreck involved three cars. Two people were severely injured and several others suffered minor injuries. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash. All roads are reopened. @whnt it appears that both N and S bound lanes are closed right now […]

  • Jimmie Harp, talking about the prosecution of Joyce Garrard in March 2015.

    Etowah County District Attorney Jimmie Harp dead at 49

    ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. – Sheriff Todd Entrekin announced the passing of District Attorney Jimmie Harp Wednesday. Harp passed away from complications from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which he was diagnosed with in 2007. According to family members updating a Facebook page called “Praying for Jimmie,” Harp recently suffered some setbacks from his illness. Harp and his office prosecuted several high-profile cases, including the capital murder trial of Joyce Garrard. Sheriff Entrekin said, “Jimmie Harp was a great District Attorney who fought hard prosecuting […]

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    Meet some of the cuddly cats and dogs up for adoption this weekend at Lawrence County’s temporary shelter

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – Following a drive to reunite pets from the Lawrence County Animal Shelter with their rightful owners, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is planning adoption events for the hundreds of remaining animals. These events will be taking place at the ASPCA’s temporary shelter on Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26. Hundreds of animals, including dogs and cats of all breeds and ages, will be made available for adoption to the public. Come out […]

  • North Alabama Sheriff: ‘The world is in a state of disarray and the United States is going down fast’

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – Tuesday, DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said the recent violent attack in Chattanooga that left five service members dead has prompted him to change his office’s policy on firearms. In a press release, Harris said, “after spending more than 25 years in law enforcement and in my third term as sheriff, I never imagined our country would be in the violent state it is in now… The world is in a state of disarray and the United States […]

  • Enrico Harden (Photo: Huntsville Police)

    UPDATE: Huntsville Police capture person of interest after Friday’s shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have found and taken Enrico Harden into custody. Harden was located in Eclectic, Alabama and considered a person of interest in a shooting that wounded two men. Police say two men were taken to the hospital after they showed up to the North Public Safety Complex with gunshot wounds Friday. Police identify them as Samuel Scott, 20, of Huntsville and Eric Scott, 26, of New Market. They are currently listed in critical condition. Police say the men […]

  • Ed Reinhold, Special Agent in Charge from the FBI's office in Knoxville, answers questions during a briefing Friday in Chattanooga, TN. (CNN)

    Investigators reveal new details about Chattanooga attack, say police killed Abdulazeez

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Friday, officials released new details about an attack at two military sites in Chattanooga that left four Marines dead Thursday. Among those new details is that the suspected shooter, 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, was most likely killed by Chattanooga Police in a firefight, Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher said. “Yesterday was a breathtaking example of that everyday courage, that everyday bravery that can often be taken for granted,” Fletcher said. He said Chattanooga officers quickly and aggressively responded when the […]

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    UPDATE: Franklin County authorities say missing woman found

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a woman reported missing earlier this week has been found. Jennifer Nicole Mann Baker has been located in Savannah, Georgia. Prior to this, she had not been seen since last week.  A relative reported her missing on Tuesday. She was found in the company of Valley Vickery.  He is being held on felony arrest warrants for failure to report to community corrections in Franklin County.  He will be brought back […]

  • SEC Media Days continues all week in Birmingham.

    Confederate flag, cost of attendance, transfer rule hot topics at SEC Media Days 2015

    HOOVER, Ala. – Each coach gets a platform to discuss his individual program at SEC Media Days, but certain hot topics popped up in many coaches’ media addresses. This year, three social issues were highlighted across the board – the presence of the Confederate flag, compensation for student athletes, and violence against women. Confederate flag  In 2001, the NCAA banned South Carolina and Mississippi from hosting pre-determined NCAA post-season events because of the presence of the Confederate flag on the states’ Capitol grounds. After […]

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