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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!

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    Woman, 29, chooses to die two days after husband’s birthday

    A terminally ill 29-year-old woman has chosen November 1 as the day she will die. Shortly after her wedding last year, Brittany Maynard began experiencing debilitating headaches. While on vacation with her husband in January, Brittany was diagnosed with grade II Astrocytoma, a severe brain tumor. Doctors told Maynard she had 10 years to live.  “I have to tell you,” she says in the video, “when you’re 29 years old, being told you have that kind of timeline still feels like being […]

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    UNA Police Chief: Campus to close Oct. 9 following threat

    FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama will close Oct. 9 following a threat found on the wall of the library bathroom, UNA Police Chief Bob Pastula said. The university will also be closed on Oct. 10 for fall break. Pastula told us the threat was not directed at anyone specifically, but it said four people will die on Oct. 9 this year. UNA President John Thornell said cancelling classes and closing campus a day early will not make the […]

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    Florence man charged with attempted murder in May shooting

    FLORENCE, Ala – A Florence man has been arrested and charged with Attempted Murder in connection to a shooting from May. Terrance Kareem Garrett, 29, of Florence was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder, Robbery 1st, Burglary 1st, Shooting Into an Occupied Dwelling, and Shooting into an Unoccupied Vehicle. Police say the charges stem from a May 27 shooting in the 1300 block of Sunnyside Street. After police received a call about a shooting, officers arrived and found a male […]

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    UPDATE: Deadly Hwy. 31 South wreck victim identified

    TANNER, Ala. – The driver of a car in a fatal accident on Highway 31 in Tanner has been identified. 75-year- old Phillip H. Hendrix of Crosswind Road in Toney has been identified as the driver killed in a crash at the intersection of US 31 and Laughmiller Road. State troopers say Hendrix was driving his Mercury Cougar east on Laughmiller Road when he was struck by a southbound truck on US 31 just after noon on October 1, 2014. The […]

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    University of Alabama student found dead inside fraternity house

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –  A student at the University of Alabama was found dead in a fraternity house Monday morning, according to our news partners at AL.com.  22-year-old Parker Alexander Jordan died at the Theta Chi fraternity house Monday morning. Jordan was a junior from Fort Worth, Texas, studying accounting. Steven Hood, the interim vice president for student affairs, issued this statement: “The University extends its deepest sympathies to Parker’s family and friends,” Hood said. “Parker was a valued member of our campus community and […]

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    UPDATE: Power restored along Memorial Parkway

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Utilities is reporting power has been restored to Memorial Parkway from Logan Dr. to Green Cove Rd. and along Whitesburg Dr. from Lily Flagg south to Weatherly Rd. The outage was caused by a single vehicle accident where a car hit a power pole near Green Cove Road.

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    Overturned 18 wheeler blocks ramp to Hwy 24

    DECATUR, Ala. – A ramp on Hwy 24 is closed while crews work to clean up an accident caused by an overturned 18 wheeler. The wreck happened around 9:30 Monday morning. An 18 wheeler transporting auto parts was on the ramp from Hwy 67 to Hwy 24 when his load shifted, causing the truck to overturn. The driver suffered minor injuries. The ramp will be closed until crews can clear the scene.

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    Constellium Aluminum purchases Wise Metals for $1.4 billion

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – A company based out of Amsterdam has purchased a business in Colbert County for more than $1 billion. Constellium Aluminum reached an agreement to acquire Wise Metals Friday. It’s a $1.4 billion dollar deal with plans to increase Wise’s current hot mill capacity. Wise is an aluminum sheet producer in Muscle Shoals. It is currently the largest employer in that city.

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    Scattered damage in Shoals, Madison & Marshall counties from overnight storms (photos)

    TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – Many of you awoke to overnight storms which left damage scattered throughout different cities.  No injuries were reported, thankfully. The National Weather Service in Huntsville issued a tornado warning at 2:58 a.m. Friday morning for Limestone County and Madison County.  The warning lasted for 25 minutes before it was canceled. We’ve listed various damage reports below.  If you have a picture of storm damage, please email it to photo@whnt.com.  You can also add it straight to this gallery […]

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    Valleywx.com Live Blog: Friday Morning Storms

    A line of strong storms moving through the Tennessee Valley overnight brings a threat of strong winds, locally heavy rain, and there is a very small chance a brief tornado could occur.

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    Motorcycle wreck claims the life of retired Arab teacher

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – A motorcycle wreck claimed the life of a retired Arab teacher Wednesday afternoon. Danny Michael Mardis, 67, was going too fast on his three-wheeled 2004 Honda Goldwing motorcycle and didn’t make a curve on Ruth Road, State Troopers told us. Mardis was thrown from his motorcycle. The site was about five miles west of Arab. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died. Troopers continue their investigation. Visitation for Mardis will be on Friday from 6 […]

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    Ebola in the U.S.: What you need to know

    (WHNT) – One confirmed Ebola patient has been diagnosed in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control announced Tuesday. The virus has claimed more than 3,000 lives in west Africa after being infected, according to a World Health Organization report from last week. Health care professionals say Ebola is a severe disease that carries a high case fatality rate, even with the best of care.  But how should this affect your day to day life? Is there currently anything to be afraid of? WHNT News 19 […]


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