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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
  • Guntersville student wins trip to D.C.

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Monday morning at the 4th Congressional Art Competition at Wallace State, Cadley Jackson was awarded “Best of the Show.” Jackson’s entry was done entirely with colored pencils. The Guntersville senior will receive a trip to Washington an $500 in spending money. On top of that, her winning entry, titled “Reflections of my Childhood,” will be on display in the United States Capitol Building for the next year. Congratulations, Cadley!

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    Madison-Morgan Co. Drug Task Force seizes marijuana candy, cash, guns

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Agents with the Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug task Force seized drugs, cash, and guns in a raid on a Madison home. The Huntsville Police Department said a search warrant was served at a residence on Crestview Drive on May 1.  There, the agents over 12 pounds of marijuana candy, over a pound of high-grade marijuana, $1,541, and multiple weapons. Blake Edward Peoples, 28, was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana. He was booked into the Huntsville/Madison County Metro Jail on […]

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    Decatur job fair looks to fill 101 openings on May 12

    DECATUR, Ala. – It’ s time to update your resume. The Lyons HR Decatur office is hosting a job fair to fill 101 open positions on May 12. There are immediate openings in the Morgan and Limestone county areas for all types of jobs. Anyone and everyone in need of a job are invited to the job fair. The job fair will be held on May 12 at the Decatur Parks and Recreation Center from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. The center is […]

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    Spring Shred Day event May 2 in Decatur

    (WHNT) – Have you been gathering your old personal documents, hard drives and electronics?  The Better Business Bureau’s Spring Shred Day event is coming soon. The event will be held on Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Calhoun Community College’s Decatur campus. Come out to this free event and take advantage of document shredding, hard drive destruction, and electronics recycling. They ask that you bring no more than three bags or boxes of documents per person.  Cardboard and three-ring […]

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    AUSA & Veterans Memorial Foundation to host free Memorial Day concert

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  The Association of the U.S. Army and the Veterans Memorial Foundation are hosting a free Memorial Day concert to honor the men and women who served our country. The concert, called “An Evening at the Veterans Memorial,” will be held from 7-8 p.m. on Memorial Day at Veterans Memorial Park. Admission is free. It will be full of music, friends, and family in a somber, reflective, and respectful tribute to those who gave their lives for our country. The […]

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    UPDATE: Highway 431 open northbound after fiery wreck, one southbound lane open

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Traffic is flowing once again on Highway 431 in eastern Madison County after a wreck Thursday involving an 18-wheeler. As of Friday morning, both northbound lanes of  Highway 431 are open again, as well as one southbound lane. A wreck shut down traffic Thursday near the Flint River Bridge.  Investigators say the driver of an 18-wheeler hit a guard rail, and the vehicle fell between the north and southbound bridges and caught fire. Officials say they […]

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    Huntsville woman caught in Nepal earthquake devastation heading home

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Great news — A Huntsville woman stranded by the earthquake in Nepal will be home safe and sound Friday. Rachel Brown Matthews says her mother, Beverly Brown, is set to arrive in Huntsville just before 6 p.m. Friday. She’s in good shape after being rescued from the death and destruction in the earthquake ravaged country. Rachel and her family have spent the last week in Madison County tracking down her mother and the group she was with. Beverly Brown […]

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    UAH students & faculty hold candlelight vigil for Nepal quake victims

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Students and faculty held a candlelight vigil to honor and remember those impacted by the earthquake in Nepal Thursday evening. The vigil was organized by the Nepalese Student Organization in partnership with the Office of International Engagement and the Dean of Students Office. “It’s merely to remember the lost lives back home and to support one way or the other the people who have survived and give them an idea that the whole world, even the community here […]

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    Judge dismisses taxpayer lawsuit against Huntsville over Cabela’s deal

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a private citizen alleging the city of Huntsville overpaid to bring Cabela’s to town, our news partners at AL.com and The Huntsville Times reported Wednesday. Carl Fallin Sr. filed a lawsuit and an open records request — saying Huntsville officials “gave away” public property under the guise of economic development.  He accused the city of concealing the nature of its transactions with Cabela’s site developers. His lawsuit listed contracts and land agreements allegedly […]

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    DeKalb authorities charge man with meth-binge murder

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said a man has been arrested for the beating death of a woman after the two were on a multi-day meth binge. Sheriff Harris said Doug Minor, 32, of Fort Payne, is charged with the murder of Bobbie Lynn Ross, 35, also of Fort Payne. Harris said Minor admitted to authorities that he and Ross were on a multi-day meth binge when an argument occurred, causing him to hit her. “He did […]

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    Wednesday’s Orioles game will be closed to the public

    (CNN) — Wednesday’s game between the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox will be closed to the public, the Orioles announced Tuesday. The closed-door contest follows the postponements of Monday’s and Tuesday’s games against the White Sox until a doubleheader scheduled for May 28 following unrest in Baltimore. A source within Major League Baseball told CNN the league is not aware of any prior closed-door games in major league history. The game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards is scheduled […]

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    Remington accepting applications for machine technicians & operators

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala – It’s time to start updating your resume. AIDT is now accepting applications for maintenance technicians and machine operators for The Remington Outdoor Company in Huntsville. The United States’ oldest manufacturer of firearms is adding a facility in Huntsville, bringing more than 2,000 jobs over the next decade. Candidates can apply to positions at www.aidt.edu/jobs.  Only those candidates who apply to positions through the website will be considered. In-person, emailed, or mailed resumes will not be accepted. Here is the information you need to know […]


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