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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
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    Single vehicle crash near Fyffe claims woman’s life

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – A single vehicle crash claimed the life of a Fyffe woman Thursday. The accident happened just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday. State Troopers said Mary Heather Fuller, 40, of Fyffe was killed when the car she was driving left DeKalb County 50, struck an embankment, and overturned five miles west of Fyffe. Troopers say Fuller was not wearing her seat belt and was ejected from the car. She was pronounced dead at the scene. No further information has been […]

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    NASCAR officials ask fans to not display Confederate flag, offer American flag trade

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Every track that hosts a NASCAR national series race has asked its fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at its events. In a statement signed by International Speedway Corp., Speedway Motorsports Inc. and 30 tracks, the facilities vowed to have “welcoming environments in all of sports and entertainment.” The statement released Thursday includes independent tracks such as Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, Pocono Raceway and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. NASCAR Chairman Brian France […]

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    Web Exclusive: ASPCA discusses situation at Lawrence County Animal Shelter

    MOULTON, Ala. – The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals arrived at the Lawrence County Animal Shelter early Tuesday to help with the criminal investigation into what an ASPCA spokesman calls a “completely unacceptable situation.” WHNT News 19 first broke this story last week. Bobbie Taylor operates the shelter at her home. She was under contract with the Lawrence County Commission to operate the shelter and employ an animal control officer, that is, until the Lawrence County Commission voted to […]

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    Boater Beware: A cautionary tale of survival

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – During this summer vacation time many of you will be in and around the water, So it’s typical for us to bring you boating safety stories. But are you really heeding those warnings? This is one we hope will make you  sit up and pay attention. Three months ago, an elementary school principal and his wife’s lives changed forever because of a boating accident. The couple has a powerful message for water lovers of all ages, and experience […]

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    State Sen. Cam Ward arrested for DUI in Shelby County

    SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. – State Senator Robert Cameron “Cam”  Ward was arrested and charged with DUI Wednesday. The  Shelby County Sheriff’s Office website lists Ward as still in custody, as of 7 p.m. Wednesday. In 2010, Ward was elected to the Alabama Senate representing District 14, which includes parts of Shelby, Bibb, Chilton and Jefferson County. This is a breaking news story. We will update it when we uncover more information.

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    Federal judge: Alabama probate judges can’t discriminate against same-sex couples

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says Alabama counties must abide by the Supreme Court’s decision allowing gay marriage. U.S. District Judge Callie Granade in Mobile issued an order Wednesday updating a previous ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in Alabama. Granade says state probate judges can’t discriminate against gay couples because the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled gay marriage is legal everywhere. But her order doesn’t affect counties that have stopped issuing all marriage licenses. Judge Granade had […]

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    Lawrence County Schools hires Johnny Yates as new superintendent

    MOULTON, Ala. (WHNT) – The Lawrence County Board of Education selected a new school superintendent Monday night. His is a familiar face, having spent years in that school system. He has served in a number of capacities, most recently as the interim superintendent. District 3 Lawrence County School Board member Beth Vinson offered the motion. “I propose that we put Mr. Johnny Yates in that position.” He was affirmed on a 4-to-1 voice vote. Yates will fill the remainder of […]

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    Madison County work release escapee captured in Birmingham

      HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Madison County work release escapee who allegedly stole a vehicle was captured in Birmingham Monday. Police say Matthew Alton Meggs escaped from work release and stole a white Madison County Chevrolet Suburban on June 18. He is currently in the Jefferson County Jail, awaiting transfer to Madison County, where he will face additional charges. Meggs, who is believed to be 37, was working at the Robert “Bob” Harrison Senior Wellness & Advocacy Center on Pulaski Pike, according to […]

  • A suspect in a recent auto burglary that occurred on the 700 block of Sienna Vista Drive. (Photo: Madison PD)

    Madison Police warn about increased auto burglaries during summer months

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police have a warning for you – auto burglaries are up now that warmer weather is here to stay. Capt. John Stringer released these two videos of auto burglaries caught on tape. In one video, you can see the thief has no trouble getting into an unlocked vehicle. Stringer said during the summer months, the number of auto burglaries goes up. The solution to protecting yourself and your valuables is simple – just lock your car and […]

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    UPDATE: Man killed by forklift at Federal-Mogul in Athens

    ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson says multiple agencies responded to a call for some type of medical emergency. When they arrived, they found a man had been run over by a fork lift. It happened behind Federal Mogul, which is located at 1500 Freeman Avenue. Johnson identified the victim as 25-year-old Allen Michael Brown of Athens. Limestone County Coroner Mike West pronounced him dead at the scene. Investigators say Brown walked in front of the forklift, possibly […]

  • Haden Smith (Photo: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)

    Deputies: Elkmont teen kills 1 chicken every 15 minutes until mommy makes nice with girlfriend

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – An Elkmont teenager was arrested Thursday after authorities say he followed through on a bizarre threat to kill his mother’s chickens unless she mended the relationship between him and his girlfriend. Haden Smith, 18, was arrested Thursday and charged with domestic violence third degree and criminal mischief. Deputies say the situation started when Smith texted his mother, threatening to kill one of her chickens every 15 minutes until she contacted his girlfriend’s parents and attempted to mend their broken […]

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    High speed chase on Hwy 53 ends with no injuries, 2 in custody

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Two burglary suspects were arrested Thursday after a high speed police pursuit ended on Hwy 53. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says the pursuit started in Limestone County when deputies identified a truck containing a man and woman with warrants against them for various burglaries. The chase went down Hwy 53 at speeds of 90 to 95 mph. Deputies were able to stop the car with no injuries. The man ran into the woods after stopping the […]


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