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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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    Man with ‘Ebola-like’ symptoms under observation at UAB Hospital

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Jefferson County Department of Health Medical Director Ed Khan confirmed Tuesday night that a man with Ebola-like symptoms is under observation at UAB Hospital. Khan said a man recently traveled to a country with active Ebola infections recently. He said currently only Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia have reported cases of Ebola. The patient was undergoing routine monitoring and developed symptoms consistent with Ebola, Khan said. The patient immediately notified the appropriate agencies and is currently under evaluation. Khan said the man possibly […]

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    Former Madison County deputy facing federal charges scheduled for hearing this week

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Former Madison County Deputy Justin Watson, of Hazel Green is expected in federal court later this week.  He initially had a hearing scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, but the judge granted Watson a delay until at least Friday. Monday, case files were unsealed that show Watson, a former Madison County deputy was indicted on several federal charges of violating a man’s constitutional rights and trying to cover it up. Watson, 30, was indicted on five federal charges: […]

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    UPDATE: Missing Senior Alert canceled for Walker County man

    WALKER COUNTY, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency canceled a Missing Senior Alert for a Walker County man just before 10 p.m. on Monday. Authorities did not release any other details about the canceled alert. A Mission Senior Alert was issued for Thomas Jefferson Phillips, 86, just after 6:30 p.m. Monday. He was last seen in the Manchester area of north Walker County. Authorities said Phillips may be wearing a Alabama ball cap, tan pants, and a dark shirt. He is driving a 1998 […]

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    Bob Jones employee to be arraigned on federal child pornography charges

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A Bob Jones High School employee is scheduled to be arraigned on child pornography charged in federal court next week. Albert Shane Jones is facing child pornography charges.  Court documents allege Jones knowingly had an image of child pornography on a computer he owns. His court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 13 in Birmingham. According to Bob Jones’ website, Jones is a media specialist at the school.

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    Huntsville Police investigate body found on Retail Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police tell us a body was found near Retail Drive Monday afternoon. Police on the scene say a body was found in the treeline at the end of Retail Drive by an employee of a nearby business around 1:30 p.m. Crime scene investigators and paramedics are on the scene. Investigators say there are no obvious signs of foul play, but will wait on an autopsy before making a determination. This is a breaking story. We will […]

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    Valleywx.com: Friday night’s moon photos

    The official Full Moon (Blue Moon) happened Friday morning at 5:42 AM. It’s still almostfull on Friday evening, and what a beautiful display it has been! Here are some fantastic photos of Friday night’s Moon:

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    14-year-old swimmer drowns in eastern Colbert County

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – Thursday night, crews located the body of a 14-year-old boy who went missing while swimming in eastern Colbert County earlier Thursday afternoon. The Colbert County EMA told us the teen, now identified as LaBronte Davis, went under the water while swimming with a 12-year-old girl, a family member, near Lakewood View Rd. and didn’t resurface. The girl ran to a relative’s home to get help. The two were swimming in the area where Town Creek meets with Wilson Lake. The […]

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    Officials put down prisoner uprising at Bibb County Correctional Facility

    BIBB COUNTY, Ala. – Bibb County Correctional Facility is currently on lockdown after officials with the Alabama Department of Corrections put down an inmate uprising Thursday night. Officials said 16 inmates barricaded the entrance to their dormitory and refused to allow officers inside. The inmates disconnected the electricity inside the dormitory, causing a minor fire, and trashed the area. Warden Willie Thomas called the Corrections Emergency Response Team, who responded and was able to talk to the inmates and convince them […]

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    UPDATE: Victim of near-drowning incident in Harvest has died

    HARVEST, Ala. – Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirm the woman found in a neighborhood swimming pool Wednesday evening has died. It happened on Kelly Ridge Boulevard in the Harvest area. Emergency crews responded to the call of an unresponsive woman, who they have identified as Cynthia Kerr of New Market. First responders tried to resuscitate Kerr on the scene and rushed her to the hospital. She died Thursday. Investigators thoroughly investigated the incident. They say, at this […]

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    Valleywx.com: Thursday night’s Blue Moon

    A Blue Moon is actually a second Full Moon in a calendar month.  July’s first Full Moon back on the 2nd was the Full Buck Moon.  The one you can see tonight and Friday morning (7:09 PM Thursday to 6:08 AM Friday) is the “Full Sturgeon Moon;” it is officially FULL at 5:42 AM, but you won’t notice the difference if you peek at it this evening or in the morning.

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    2 killed in collision on Mooresville Road, 2 others injured

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Alabama State Troopers are investigating a wreck that killed two people Wednesday night at the intersection of Mooresville Road and Bibb Garrett Road in Belle Mina. In addition to the two people who died, two others were hurt. Troopers say the crash happened at approximately 8:25 p.m.  Valorie Yolanda Witchard, 39, and a 14-year-old passenger in Witchard’s vehicle, LaShae Danielle Henderson, died in the wreck. Both lived in Belle Mina.  Troopers say Henderson was not wearing […]

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    UPDATE: Getting answers to questions regarding animal control officer’s action to put down several dogs with a firearm

    BOAZ, Ala. – Boaz Police say the animal control officer who put down several dogs in bad condition wasn’t able to capture them with a tranquilizer, and after multiple attempts to catch them put them down with a firearm due to safety and health concerns. We have received many phone calls, emails, and concerns through social media about a recent incident in Boaz regarding the local animal control officer and the removal of dogs from a residence near the Boaz Golf […]

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