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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 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
  • Dr. Mark Isley, Boaz Superintendent of Education (Photo: Laura Christmas/WHNT News 19)

    Future of Boaz City Schools superintendent remains uncertain

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – The future of Boaz City Schools superintendent remains uncertain Tuesday.  Dr. Mark Isley remains in charge of the Boaz School System for now, but for how much longer remains unclear. Isley told us two weeks ago that his job was up in the air and that he would be bought out of the remaining three years of his contract that was extended just a year ago. At the May school board meeting, the topic wasn’t on the agenda and didn’t come […]

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    UPDATE: Missing Wetumpka man found alive in Georgia

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ala. – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department says a Missing Senior Alert previously issued for a Wetumpka man has been cancelled. Albert Lee Nelson, 73, was found alive in Union City, Georgia.  Authorities were concerned because Nelson suffers from dementia, diabetes, and seizures.

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    Programming note: Scopion to be preempted Monday evening, check here for reair time

    Monday night, WHNT News 19 will preempt an hour of regularly scheduled programming to bring you ‘An Evening at the Veterans Memorial’ to honor those who gave their lives in service of our country. Monday night, Scorpion will be preempted at 7 pm as WHNT airs our Memorial Day special. That episode will be airing later Monday night at 12:37 a.m.  As a note Scorpion is a two-part episode, with part two airing at 8 p.m. Be sure to DVR both episodes! WHNT News […]

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    Car carrier blaze on I-65 slows northbound traffic near Pulaski, Tenn.

    PULASKI, Tenn. – A viewer sent us the pictures above of a car carrier on fire near on I-65 N Monday afternoon. Justin Crisler said he took the photos of the blaze near mile marker 20 on I-65 N, near the Pulaski exit. There’s no word from troopers on what started the blaze or if the driver of the truck was injured.

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    List of Memorial Day 2016 ceremonies & events around the Tennessee Valley

      TENNESSEE VALLEY – If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Memorial Day and remember the veterans who gave their lives to protect our country, we’ve complied a list of some of the events around the Tennessee Valley. “An Evening at the Veterans Memorial” Date and Time: Monday, May 30, 2016, 7:00 pm Location: Veterans Memorial Park, Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL. Sponsor: AUSA Redstone-Huntsville Chapter Music: Featuring Michael Curtis, Lee Marshall, First Missionary Baptist Church Choir, the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and […]

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    Pedestrian killed while trying to cross University Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police are investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian on University Drive Friday night. THe accident happened near the intersection of University and Wynn Drives. Officers on the scene said the man was trying to cross the street when he was struck by an SUV. There’s no word on the identity of the man killed. Huntsville Police are investigating.

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    Update on pedestrian struck and killed on Old Madison Pike near Crestview Drive

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police say John Salter  was riding on a skateboard when he was struck by a vehicle around 8:35 Thursday night. The accident happened in the area of Old Madison Pike and Crestview Drive next to Dublin Park. All lanes of Old Madison Pike were closed. Police say the incident is still under investigation. Salter was pronounced dead in the ER shortly after the accident. Salter loved skateboarding, it was an outlet for him, friends said. He particularly enjoyed travelling down steep […]

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    Crash in Winston County claims the life of a Decatur woman

    WINSTON COUNTY, Ala. – State Troopers reported a crash in Winston County claimed the life of a Decatur woman Thursday. Senior Trooper Johnathan Appling said Louann Jennings Speegle, 69, was killed when the 2012 Toyota Tacoma she was driving collided with a 2014 Isuzu truck. Speegle was transported to UAB Hospital in Birmingham, where she died at 4:47 p.m. Pitzing was also injured and transported to UAB Hospital. The crash occurred at 12:50 p.m. Thursday on Winston County 41, three miles north of Arley. […]

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    Single-vehicle crash claims the life of a Tenn. man north of Athens

    ATHENS, Ala. – State Troopers report a single-vehicle crash Wednesday claimed the life of a Lewisburg, Tenn. man. Senior Trooper Johnathan Appling said at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday Rodney Lynn Bryant, 52, was killed when the 2010 Honda Civic he was driving left Alabama 251 at the five-mile marker, four miles north of Athens and struck a utility pole before overturning. Appling said Bryant was pronounced dead at the scene. State Troopers are investigating the cause of the crash.

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    Huntsville City Council approves Madison Square Mall urban renewal & development agreement

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The area around Madison Square Mall will start to look very different in the coming years. Thursday night, the Huntsville City Council approved an urban renewal and development agreement. This is the rendering of what the Madison Square site could look like under the new plan with Mid-City Owner, LLC. Davis: Here is a rendering of what the mixed-use project could look like when it is fully built out.— Lucy Berry (@lsberry1) May 27, 2016 The […]

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    Missing Senior Alert issued for Winston Co. woman last seen in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Winston County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Linda Jean Hayes. Hayes is a 70-year-old white female. She was last seen at the Baymont Hotel in Huntsville Thursday morning. She may be traveling in a white 2015 Ford Escape, tag number 67AW837. If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Linda Jean Hayes, please contact the Winston County Sheriff’s Department at (205) 489-8765 or call 911.

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    Florence attorney, second man arrested on multiple human trafficking charges

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – A Lauderdale County grand jury convened by the Alabama Attorney General’s Office has indicted a Florence attorney and a second man on human trafficking charges. Attorney Edward “Chip” Dillard, 51, and Tim Staggs, 83, were arrested and booked into the Lauderdale County Detention Center on multiple human trafficking charges Thursday. Dillard is being held on a $500,000 cash only bond and Staggs is being held on a $300,000 cash bond. The indictment charges Dillard with seven counts of human trafficking in the […]


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