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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
  • Terrance Austin (Photo: Scottsboro Police)

    Man charged with murder of 88-year-old Scottsboro woman, bail set at $1 million

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Scottsboro Police Thursday charged a 28-year-old man with the murder of an 88-year-old Scottsboro woman. Terrance Austin, 28, was charged with the murder of Ruby Durham, 88, Thursday. It’s the first murder investigation since 2009 for Scottsboro. Several days ago, police were called to a home on East Willow street for a welfare check. Officers say family hadn’t heard from Durham. When officers got there, they found her deceased inside the home and her car was missing. After […]

  • Sergino Larenta Richard, AKA Sergino Larenta Richard-Key (Photo: Madison County Sheriff's Office)

    Madison County man pleads guilty to infant son’s 2014 murder

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A Madison County man has pleaded guilty to the 2014 murder of his infant son. Sergino Larenta Richard pleaded guilty to murder and was sentenced to 30 years in prison last week, the district attorney’s office said. Richard was originally charged with capital murder in the infant’s death in Aug. 2014. Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning said the infant died of “external force.”  

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    Motorcyclist killed in crash on Jeff Road in Madison County identified, funeral arrangements set

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Alabama State Troopers said a motorcyclist was killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Jeff Road and McKee Road in Madison County. Trooper Curtis Summerville said Johnny Dean Hopkins, 56, of Hazel Green was killed when his 2007 Honda motorcycle hit head-on with a 2002 Ford Ranger pickup truck. Hopkins was declared dead at the scene. The driver of the truck and a passenger were transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries. The Madison […]

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    Scottsboro Police ask for information regarding 88-year-old woman’s death

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – Scottsboro Police are asking the public for any information about a woman who was found dead at her home last week. Police said on Friday evening, Scottsboro Police were called to a residence on the 3300 block of E. Willow St. for a welfare check. There, police said they discovered Ruby Durham, 88, of Scottsboro, deceased in the residence. Her vehicle, a 1994 light blue Cutlass, was missing from the residence, police said. Monday, Scottsboro Police learned that her car was […]

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    Frigidaire, Kenmore wall ovens recalled due to fire hazard

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Electric wall ovens produced by Electrolux and sold at Sears retailers nation wide are being recalled due to a risk of posing a fire hazard to consumers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the thermal switch on the ovens can malfunction due to improper manufacturing. While Frigidaire ovens were only listed as being sold by Knie Appliance & TV, Inc., in Illinois from March 2016 through April 2016, Kenmore ovens were sold exclusively at Sears stores nationwide and […]

  • Mia Coleman (Photo: Decatur Police)

    Decatur Police locate missing 12-year-old girl

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police have located a 12-year-old girl reported missing Tuesday. Police said Mia Reann Coleman, 12, ran away from her home Tuesday morning. They believed she was in the company of a 12-year-old boy. She was located Tuesday afternoon. Thank you to everyone who shared her information on social media.

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    Contractor fired from Madison movie theater project claims $1 million owed in back pay

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Work has once again stalled on Madison’s upcoming movie theater, CinePlanet 15, on Hughes Road. In February, we told you that several lawsuits had been filed against multiple companies involved in the construction process claiming that construction companies had not been paid. Now, work on the theater has completely stopped as the construction company, Consolidated Construction, is no longer on the job. The attorney representing the company, Allen Anderson, tells us Consolidated Construction was terminated – wrongly, he […]

  • Michael Indelicato (Photo: Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office)

    Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office asks for public’s help finding missing man

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. –  The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person. Investigators say Michael Indelicato was last seen at a residence in the 900 block of County Road 73 at approx. 4:30 am Friday morning. Anyone with information about Indelicato is asked to contact the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department at 256-760-5769 or 911.

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    City leaders, ALDOT install signs along South Parkway help direct motorists to local businesses

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Construction on South Memorial Parkway isn’t just a headache for commuters. Local businesses — especially small retailers — are feeling the impact of the large construction project. To combat this, city leaders, business representatives, and the Alabama Department of Transportation announced a new collaboration on Friday to help promote business while construction is going on. Just last week, the traffic lights at Main Street South and Charlotte Drive came down – adding to the confusion of how […]

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    Marshall County officials make special announcement about ‘major road projects’

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Local and state leaders gathered Thursday to discuss much needed road projects coming to Marshall County. Marshall County Commission Chairman James Hutcheson and other officials made a special announcement about construction coming to a stretch of 11 well-traveled miles along Beulah Rd, in addition to others. Alabama Department of Transportation Director John Cooper said, “To get these roads paved and get them in good driving condition for the folks out live here. The traffic counts are meaningful and that […]

  • BreakingNews

    Flash flooding on County Line Rd in Madison causes water to cover roadway in some areas

    MADISON, Ala. – The Madison Police Department is cautioning motorists to use caution in the area of County Line Rd. Police say flash flooding has caused water to cover parts of the roadway up to a foot deep in areas. Remember – it doesn’t take much water to cause a vehicle to lose traction and be swept away. Use extreme caution in this area.

  • Athens bank robbery suspect

    Athens police investigating robbery at First National Bank branch on Hwy 72

    ATHENS, Ala. – The First National Bank branch at the intersection of Hwy 72 and Lindsey Lane was robbed Tuesday afternoon, a city of Athens spokesperson said. City of Athens Communications Specialist Holly Hollman said a man robbed the bank just before 3 p.m. Tuesday.  The suspect is described as a tall man wearing a light-colored button-down shirt, blue jeans, and a black hat with a red bill. The suspect was last seen running toward the Lindsay Shopping Center. Hollman […]


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