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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!

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  • 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 […]

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    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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    Shoals church secretary pleads guilty to stealing over $100,000 from church

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The Highland Park Baptist Church secretary accused of putting over $100 ,000 on the church’s credit card changed her plea to guilty Thursday. Police arrested Deborah Mansell in July 2014. Colbert County authorities said she stole money from Highland Park Baptist Church by using the church credit card without permission. The charges she was indicted on included 20 counts of fraud using a credit card and one count of theft. Mansell pleaded guilty to theft of […]

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    Huntsville Fire & Rescue puts out apartment fire on O’Shaughnessy Ave

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Fire & Rescue put out an apartment fire at 1330 O’Shaughnessy Ave Thursday afternoon. Residents of the apartment complex noticed smoke coming from an apartment and called 911. When crews arrived, they found that no one was home at the apartment. They evacuated the apartment unit and put out the fire. Crews on the scene said there was a small amount of damage around a closet in the apartment. Only the resident of the apartment where the fire […]

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    Beer lovers, get ready for Winter Warmer Week & the craft beer forum.

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Winter Warmer Week is Jan. 19 – 24, from 5 – 9 p.m. Each night will feature a different local restaurant and local brewery. There will be tap takeovers, beer pairing dinners, meet the brewer, beer games and trivia. This is going to be a great week to come downtown and experience food, beer and fun! There will also be a Craft Beer Forum on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. at 200 West Side Square. The […]

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    Lincoln County murder-suicide victims identified

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department has identified the victims of a Wednesday evening murder-suicide. The Sheriff’s Department said Lincoln County 911 received a call Wednesday at 8:10 p.m. that a man who possibly killed his girlfriend was going to kill himself. Deputies talked to some family members who were able to tell them that the man had made those statements. When deputies arrived at the residence on Coldwater Creek Rd., the found two bodies, one male and one […]

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    Huntsville Firefighter injured battling house fire on Harolds Dr.

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Multiple Huntsville Fire & Rescue units responded to put out flames at 302 Harolds Drive on Wednesday night. Flames could be seen coming from the roof of the home at 8 p.m. One man who lives in the home says he smelled smoke, checked the attic and saw flames. All four people living inside were able to escape without injury. Another angle showing the flames spreading on the roof of this Harolds Ave home right now. @whnt pic.twitter.com/RUvxETAI1F […]

  • Caught on Video: Disney cruise ship rescues man who fell off another cruise ship

    COZUMEL, MEXICO – A man who fell from a cruise ship was rescued by a second liner after being in the water for five hours. Mexican authorities said the man fell from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship last week of the coast of Cozumel. Passengers aboard a nearby Disney cruise ship spotted the man and threw lifesavers to him. Disney crew members lowered a lifeboat and rescued him. The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment and has returned […]


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