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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, 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
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    The 19th Hole: Correct posture can elevate your game

    Director of Golf for Hampton Cove Steve Mack says good posture can really make the ball fly.

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    The 19th Hole: Proper ball position necessary for great hits

    Director of Golf for Hampton Cove Steve Mack says proper ball position in relation to your stance is key to striking it well.

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    The 19th Hole: An athletic stance can help your game

    Director of Golf for Hampton Cove Steve Mack says golf is an athletic game, and you need to have an athletic stance.

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    2 injured after knife fight at apartment complex on Seminole Dr

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Two men were taken to the hospital Friday night after getting into a knife fight with each other at an apartment complex on Seminole Dr near Binford Dr, police said. It started around 9 p.m. Police said the two men used knives to fight each other. The two men are both considered suspects and victims, police on the scene said. They were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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    Some Tenn. schools close Friday due to flooding

    TENNESSEE VALLEY – After two big rounds of storms hit the Tennessee Valley Thursday, flooding has caused some schools to close in Tennessee Friday. Here’s the list: Lawrence County, Tenn. Schools – closed Friday Giles County Schools –  closed Friday We will update this list if and when any more schools close or delay Friday.

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    2 teens hit while attempting to cross Memorial Parkway, 1 in critical condition

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police said two teenagers, ages 15 and 16, were struck by a vehicle while trying to cross Memorial Parkway on Wednesday afternoon. Police said the boys were attempting to cross Memorial Parkway between Clinton Avenue and Governors Drive. They were taken to the hospital.  One is in critical condition, and the other teen is expected to be okay. Police say the accident is still under investigation but no charges are expected to be filed against the driver. […]

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    Governor’s Office: Rebekah Mason resigns following scandal with the governor

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Robert Bentley’s office sent a press release on behalf of Rebekah Mason Wednesday afternoon stating that she had resigned her post with the governor. Mason said, “I have resigned as Senior Political Advisor to Governor Bentley and will no longer be paid from his campaign fund. I have also ended my work with the Alabama Council For Excellent Government. My only plans are to focus my full attention on my precious children and my husband who […]

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    Indictment describes Missouri couple’s 10-day, 4-state crime spree

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The federal indictment against the surviving member of a Missouri couple sought for a multi-day, multi-state crime spree earlier this year describes the couple’s crimes in detail. The indictment said Brittany Nicole Harper and her co-conspirator, Blake Fitzgerald, used violence “to unlawfully obtain vehicles, by whatever means necessary, and then to use the stolen vehicles as transportation between various states. The eight-count indictment charged Harper, 30, of Joplin, Mo., with one count of  conspiracy to transport a stolen vehicle across state […]

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    TODAY: Redstone Arsenal military job fair being held at Holiday Inn Research Park

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Time to polish up that resume! A job fair for veterans transitioning to the workforce and their spouses will be held Tuesday, March 29. The job far will be held at the Holiday Inn Research Park, located at 5903 University Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Among the national and regional job opportunities are: Administrative Logistical Driving Aviation Maintenance Engineering Management Sales Medical And many others You can preregister now at CivilianJobs.com or call 1-757-965-5808 for […]

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    US Capitol shooter in custody after 1 wounded, lockdown lifted

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — U.S. Capitol police shot a male suspect Monday afternoon following reports of gunfire at the Capitol Visitor Center, law enforcement officials said. A female civilian bystander was injured by shrapnel. Early reports indicated a Capitol Police officer was shot, but no officers were injured. The gunman attempted to go through the metal detectors at the Capitol Visitor Center entrance. When those magnetometers beeped, he was stopped by security and then pulled out a gun. A Capitol police […]

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    Man convicted for 2003 murder of Johnson High student killed in prison

    ELMORE, Ala. – A man serving a life sentence for the murder of a Johnson High School student in 2003 was stabbed and killed in prison Friday evening. Johnny Lee Spears, 31, was stabbed and killed in a fight with another inmate at the Elmore Correctional Facility, Alabama Department of Corrections Public Information Manager Bob Horton said. Spears was convicted of the murder of Tony Armstrong Jr. in 2006, according to court records. Horton said Latarian Martel Frison, 25, was detained […]

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    10-year-old guides car to safety after driver suffers diabetic episode

    MILLBROOK, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) honored a brave young man whose actions saved lives Thursday. ALEA posted a story to its Facebook page about an incident Thursday when an investigator with the Attorney General’s Office saw a vehicle weaving excessively on I-65 near exit 181, just north of Montgomery. The investigator attempted to stop the vehicle, which failed to do so. An Alabama state trooper assisted and the vehicle eventually stopped on AL 14 near Browns Road. The […]


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