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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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    Football Friday week 1 schedule – find out matchups here

    It’s the official week one of high school football in the Tennessee Valley! Here’s a list of games involving local high school teams, starting Thursday, August 25, through Friday, August 26. Tune in to our Football Friday coverage August 16, on WHNT News 19 at 10 p.m. Get’cha head in the game– Call in your team’s score at 256-533-1919, or tweet @whnt or@whnt_sports. THURSDAY Huntsville @ Decatur West Limestone @ East Limestone West Morgan @ Priceville Asbury @ Woodville FRIDAY Bob Jones […]

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    Decatur Utilities restores power to southern part of city after problems at substation

    DECATUR, Ala. – Crews from Decatur Utilities’ electric department worked hard to restore power after problems at a substation left many without power Wednesday evening. The power outage was the result of a problem with a high voltage line feeding out of the Cedar Lake Primary Substation.   Power was restored to all customers at 7:45 Wednesday night.

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    Decatur police say child left in parked car likely not injured, mother charged with child abuse

    DECATUR, Ala. – A Decatur woman is behind bars after police said she left her infant inside a parked car that was not running for about 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon. Decatur Police tell us Monica Nyree Harris is charged with child abuse. They say it started around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday when the Morgan County Central Dispatch received a call about an infant left inside a car parked in the 100 block of 1st Ave NE. When the officer arrived, he was found that the 6-week-old child […]

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    Paul Finley discusses transition, burying the hatchet with council members after winning Madison mayor seat

    MADISON, Ala. – The day after dozens of city election races across the valley is the calm after the storm. And in one of the bigger races, Paul Finley not only dodged a runoff, he took the Madison mayoral race outright with over 60% of the vote. The last time we had a mayoral transition in the city of Madison, it went from Finley to Trulock. Now it goes back the other way. We caught up with Finley in the aftermath of the […]

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    Paul Finley claims victory in race for Madison mayor after opponents concede

    MADISON, Ala. – The people have spoken. Former Mayor Paul Finley will start his second non-consecutive term as mayor of Madison in November. With 100% of the precincts reporting, Finley won 62% of the vote with 6,267 votes. Troy Trulock conceded the race for Madison mayor and congratulated candidate Paul Finley earlier Tuesday evening. He won 30% of the vote with 2,996 votes. The third candidate in the race, Hanu Karlapalem, conceded later that night. He won 8% of the […]

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    Trinity votes to legalize alcohol sales by a margin of 49 votes

    TRINITY, Ala. – On its second try in two years, Trinity has legalized the sale of alcohol after municipal elections Tuesday. The vote passed by a margin of 296 “yes” to 247 “no.” In fact, with all candidates running unopposed, it was the only thing on the ballot. In 2014, it was voted down by only 38 votes. Mayor Vaughn Goodwin said he respected opinions on both sides of the situation equally, but said it boiled down to control. “[Alcohol] is going to […]

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    Let’s Talk: A Distracted Driving conversation

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – School has been back in session for a couple of weeks now. School zones are once again jammed on weekday mornings and afternoons. Parents in a rush to drop off or pick up. High school students running late to class or in a hurry to get out. As part of our Distracted Driving Project, WHNT News 19, Joe King of Morris, King, & Hodge, and Sgt. Brent Patterson of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office were at Sparkman […]

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    Decatur man dies from injuries sustained in house fire

    DECATUR, Ala. – A Decatur man died Thursday from injuries sustained in a house fire Wednesday. Steve Kirkes, 45, of S Chapel Hill Road in Decatur, died Thursday, Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn told us. Chunn said the fire happened Wednesday night. After an investigation, the fire was ruled to be accidental, he said.

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    US Olympic Committee issues apology for incident involving 4 American swimmers in Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO – The U.S. Olympic Committee has issued an apology for the incident involving four American swimmers who reported being robbed over the weekend in Rio de Janeiro. “The behavior of these athletes is not acceptable, nor does it represent the values of Team USA or the conduct of the vast majority of its member,” said USOC CEO Scott Blackmun. Brazilian police have accused the athletes of vandalism. The apology comes after American Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and three other U.S. […]

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    Gunter Ave. reopened in Guntersville after crews work to repair damaged road

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Gunter Avenue has reopened after damaged road caused authorities to shut it down Thursday evening. The road was shut down from Brown Street to Ringold St. Originally it was reported that construction crews reportedly hit a gas line while doing construction, but it appears they hit a sewer manhole instead.

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    Shoals pharmacist to pay $2.5 million penalty for illegal Medicare billing practices

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The owner of two northwest Alabama pharmacies pleaded guilty Thursday to obstructing a Medicare audit and agreed to pay a $2.5 million penalty to the government, the Department of Justice (DoJ) announced. Rodney Dalton Logan, 63, of Muscle Shoals, pleaded guilty to one count of obstructing a 2012 federal audit of Medicare claims submitted by a pharmacy he owned. Logan, a registered pharmacist, owned Leighton Pharmacy Inc., which did business as Sheffield Pharmacy and Homecare in Sheffield, and Russellville […]

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    Madison Mayor candidates discuss leadership, argue visions for city’s future at debate

    MADISON, Ala. — The three candidates for Madison Mayor squared off Wednesday night in a debate hosted by WHNT News 19 and the Madison City PTA. The three candidates running for mayor are: current Mayor Troy Trulock, former Mayor Paul Finley, and businessman Hanu Karlapalem. Read our pre-debate Q&A with the candidates. The key to each candidate’s platform: leadership, or current lack thereof. Karlapalem and Finley largely blamed a lack of leadership and vision in top city offices for the city’s problems, while Trulock repeatedly stated that […]

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