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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
  • Some fall plants are just beginning to bloom

    With fall right around the corner, do you want to know which plants will carry on through the season? Watch this week’s Garden Tips to find out!

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    Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride around downtown Huntsville Aug. 23

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Cyclists and bike enthusiasts will have a chance to ride around downtown Huntsville with Mayor Tommy Battle on his annual Mayor’s Bike Ride on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10:30 a.m. Cyclists will travel along on an easy four-mile-loop around the downtown area with a two-mile-bailout for those seeking a family-friendly option. The prelude to this year’s event is a “Skills Drills” Bike Safety Rodeo for adults and children at 9:30 a.m. in the old Holiday Inn parking lot […]

  • See downtown Huntsville in a new way with Thursday Night Bikes

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – See downtown Huntsville in a completely new light every Thursday night with green Regions bikes that you can borrow completely free of charge! Every Thursday night from 4-8 p.m. at the Greene St Market and Southside Square at Harrison Brothers Hardware there will be free bikes that you can borrow. Thursday Night Bikes is a fun and unique way to see all of Downtown Huntsville. There are maps available as well so you can see the best route […]

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    Report: Harvey Updyke to sit in dunk tank for charity

    The man who poisoned the oak trees at Toomer’s Corner in Auburn is back in the spotlight, but not for being in trouble with the law. Harvey Updyke, now out of jail and living in Louisiana, has reportedly agreed to appear in Mobile at a charity event in which fans can choose to either dunk him in a dunking booth or throw pies at his face, according to ESPN.com. Former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron is said to be involved in […]

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    Former Shoals youth minister arrested in Dallas on sodomy, rape charges

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – A former Shoals youth minister was arrested in Dallas-Ft. Worth Wednesday on nine counts of sodomy and 22 counts of rape. Charles Kyle Adcock, formerly a youth minister at Woodward Avenue Baptist Church, was arrested in Dallas-Ft. Worth Wednesday. Muscle Shoals Police say the victim is a female who was under the age of 16 when the incidents took place between 2010 and 2012. Police say some of the incidents happened at the church and others took place […]

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    Alabama resident among those arrested in Ferguson, Mo. protest

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – An Alabama resident was arrested in Ferguson Monday. St. Louis County Police report that a total of 52 people were arrested Monday in Ferguson.  93% of those arrested were not Ferguson residents. Of all those arrested, 27% were not residents of Missouri. Many were arrested for “refusal to disperse.” One arrest was made for possession of a controlled substance, two arrests were for warrants/failure to appear, and one arrest was for interfering with a law enforcement […]

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    Sheriff: Inmate found dead in Franklin County Jail

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – Sheriff Shannon Oliver reports that an inmate was found dead inside the Franklin County Jail at 11:30 Tuesday morning. Sheriff Oliver called it a “death investigation.” He believes the inmate’s death was caused by asphyxiation. The inmate has been in the jail since Saturday for possession of a forged instrument.  Authorities are not releasing the inmate’s name, saying some family members have not been notified. The investigation was turned over to the Alabama Bureau of Investigation and the […]

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    2014 Iron Bowl tickets most expensive in college football

    AUBURN, Ala. – Just how much are you willing to pay to see the Iron Bowl in person? Tickets to the annual Alabama-Auburn rivalry game are going for a median price of $535, while the minimum price for a ticket is $275 according to statistics released by Forbes.com. The Crimson Tide holds five spots on the list of the 25 most expensive games. The team also has the biggest impact on road games, with a 176% increase over opponent’s average home ticket prices. What […]

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    Rhode Island little league coach delivers touching speech to team after loss

    You always hear people say that youth sports are supposed to be about having fun and building character. Dave Belisle, the head coach of Cumberland American, whose Rhode Island team represented the Northeast in the Little League World Series, drove that point home for his team and for the people who have seen his incredibly moving speech. Belisle’s team was eliminated from the tournament Monday night after a hard-fought loss to Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West squad by a score of 8-7. […]

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    Your Photos: Back to School 2014

    TENNESSEE VALLEY – It’s back to school time!  We bet you’re going to take a picture on the first day, right? We invite you to share your pictures in our photo gallery.  Please upload your pictures by clicking the ‘Submit Your Photo’ button below.  This is the quickest way for us to add them – we check for new photos and approve them daily. If you can’t, that’s okay – you can email pictures to photo@whnt.com. We hope you have […]

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    Small fire damages refrigeration unit at Lee High, school unaffected Tuesday

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A refrigeration unit in the Lee High cafeteria caught on fire Monday evening, causing sprinklers to go off and fire crews to rush to the scene. The fire was isolated to a single refrigerator unit with a sliding glass door that had ice cream-type products in it, according to a Huntsville City Schools spokesperson. Crews are cleaning up the mess caused by the fire, but school will not be affected Tuesday. Huntsville Fire & Rescue  Capt. Frank McKenzie told The […]

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    UPDATE: Police have successfully concluded a standoff with an armed man at Microtel Inn and Suites just off of Shields Road

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Huntsville Police officers and Madison County Sheriff’s deputies have successfully concluded a standoff with an armed man at the Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham on 1820 Chase Creek Row in Huntsville. Police and Crisis negotiators have taken a white male into custody without injuries. Huntsville Police say shortly after 6 p.m. Friday they received a call from the Microtel management stating that maintenance personnel came to a room and found a man with a gun. Officer immediately […]


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