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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
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    Athens Utilities restores power to thousands of customers

    ATHENS, Ala. – WHNT News 19 has heard from Athens Utilities customers that power was restored overnight after an outage involving 14,500 customers. Athens Utilities crews began work to restore power before 11 PM. Power has been restored. If you still do not have service, please call 256-232-1440 — Athens AL Utilities (@AthensUtilities) September 5, 2015 Athens Police said a piece of equipment failed at the Peach Orchard substation off Nick Davis Road late Friday night. City officials say crews […]

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    Sheriff’s office clears Sparkman High teacher after allegation of ‘inappropriate contact’ with student

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Jeremy Hughes said Friday there will be no charges filed after investigation into an allegation of teacher misconduct at an area high school. Hughes says sometime after the school year began, an allegation was made that a female teacher at Sparkman High School may have had “inappropriate contact” with a student. Friday, Hughes said, “After a thorough investigation by Investigators it has been determined that there has not been any Alabama Criminal […]

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    Investigators determine cause of US Space & Rocket Center fire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Fire & Rescue Captain Frank McKenzie said investigators have determined the cause of a minor fire that happened Wednesday night at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center main museum. McKenzie said crews got the call around 8:30 Wednesday. When they responded, the saw light smoke inside the main museum building. They found a small fire near two sprinkler heads that had activated, ran a hose to it, and put it completely out.  He said the fire was located behind a […]

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    Prosecution rests in Madison officer’s federal trial

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – New claims and numerous witnesses in the federal trial of a Madison police officer Thursday. Officer Eric Parker is charged with depriving Sureshbhai Patel of his civil rights. In February, the 57-year-old Indian man suffered a spinal cord injury after Parker slammed him to the ground. Thursday was a stop-and-go day in the courtroom, with nearly as many delays as testimony. The prosecution rested its case after calling three more witnesses to the stand Thursday morning. Among the witnesses were neurosurgeon Dr. Chang […]

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    U.S. Space and Rocket Center opens as normal on Thursday following fire Wednesday night

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Fire & Rescue evacuated the main museum of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center due to a fire Wednesday night. The center opened as normal at 9 a.m. Thursday morning. Crews worked overnight at the museum to make sure nothing was damaged by the smoke. U.S. Space & Rocket Center spokesperson Tim Hall says the main museum is where the cafeteria and some Space Camp activities are held. He said there were 34 trainees on the premises, but none […]

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    Madison police officer’s trial begins with several witnesses, including Sureshbhai Patel, the injured man

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A jury was seated Wednesday and prosecutors called several witnesses in the trial of Eric Parker.  He’s the Madison police officer charged with depriving a man of his civil rights.  Parker’s trial is taking place at the federal courthouse in downtown Huntsville. During afternoon testimony, Sureshbhai Patel was called to the stand. He is the man who was badly injured in the arrest on Hardiman Place Lane in February.  Read our courtroom blog for minute-by-minute updates. Sureshbahai and Chirag […]


    Police: Threat at Julian Newman Elem. in Athens possibly linked to threats in 3 other states

    ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said his department was notified of a threat at Julian Newman Elementary School shortly after 9 Monday morning. Johnson said the school’s administration followed their emergency procedures and evacuated the school. Staff and officers searched the building twice and determined that there was no danger to students. He said search warrants were obtained to attempt to locate and identify the person responsible for the threat. “Anytime we have a situation of this nature […]

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    Huntsville Police Department to drape badges on 10th anniversary of Daniel Golden’s death

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Police Department plans to honor the life of fallen officer Daniel Golden Saturday. August 29 marks the tenth year since Golden was killed in line of duty. “In honor of officer Golden, and in remembrance of the sacrifice he made for the city of Huntsville, all Huntsville Police Officers will drape their badges from 6:00 a.m. Saturday, August 29th until 6:00 a.m. Sunday, August 30th,” the department said. Huntsville Police will also take thirty seconds during each shift […]

  • Fort Payne cheerleaders thank Jack’s for a fun Pep Rally

    The Fort Payne cheerleaders have a special message for Jack’s.

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    Modified lockdown at Ardmore High School lifted following nearby bank robbery

    ARDMORE, Ala. – Principal Randy Hamilton says Ardmore High School is no longer on a modified lockdown because of a nearby bank robbery Friday afternoon. As of 3:40 p.m., the lockdown is lifted and buses are leaving the school to deliver students to their homes. Earlier in the afternoon, all students were taken inside the building and all doors were locked until police were able to give the school an all clear. Hamilton said there was no threat to students.

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    1 killed in plane crash near Shelby County Airport

    SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. – One person was killed in a plane crash near the Shelby County Airport Thursday evening. The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane was coming from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. Authorities say the pilot, who has not been identified at this time, was the only person on the plane. The plane was destroyed by the fire. There’s no word yet on what caused the fire.

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    UPDATE: Marshall County Sheriff’s Office locates senior last seen in Huntsville

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities have located a senior last seen at her physician’s office in Huntsville Thursday afternoon. Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls said Loretta Bryant Martin, 78, of Albertville was last seen at 2:30 p.m. Thursday after she left her Dr., whose office is located in Huntsville. Since she has not been seen since she left the doctor’s office, she was reported missing. She was found by deputies around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Thank you to everyone who shared this post on […]


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