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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 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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    Missing Lawrence County, Tenn. woman found dead, no foul play suspected

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. – The Lawrence County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Department has located a woman who had no contact with her family and failed to pick her child up from school. Susan Sandusky Martin was found dead.  She was reported missing by her family on Thursday after she did not pick up her child at school and they had not heard from her. Family has reported that she has been found, and no foul play was suspected. Martin is described as a […]

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    Geraldine man arrested on sexual abuse charge

    DEKALB  COUNTY, Ala. – Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports a man was arrested and charged with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old after deputies were called to a residence on County Road 538, near Fyffe, Friday. Michael Wayne Hatley, 53, of Geraldine, was arrested after investigators received a call to a residence on County Road 538. There, investigators interviewed Hatley and others, leading to his arrest. Harris said, “This case was reported quickly and we are glad to have […]

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    3 arrested, 2 children taken into protective custody in Morgan County meth bust

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Three people were arrested and two children were taken into protective custody after deputies found methamphetamine inside a Morgan County home, Thursday. The deputies were dispatched to a residence in Morgan County near Hartselle on Thursday afternoon for a child pickup order. Deputies said when they arrived at the residence, they could smell marijuana and see paraphernalia in plain view. The Morgan County Drug Task Force was called and authorities got a search warrant for the […]

  • New businesses sprout up on Clinton Row in downtown Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Downtown Huntsville, Inc. CEO Chad Emmerson stopped by the WHNT News 19 studio to fill us in on the latest happenings in Downtown Huntsville. Click here for a link to Rocket City Brand, which sells t-shirts with retro Huntsville themes. Click here for Layer Desserts, which features cakes baked with liqueurs. Click here to see the expanded Christina Wegman Fine Arts Gallery.

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    Boeing to cut some Huntsville employees related to SLS program

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Wednesday, Boeing said a small percentage of its 1,000 Huntsville employees will be issued layoff notices on Friday, according to our news partners at The Huntsville Times and A Boeing spokesperson did not have exact numbers or details pertaining to the layoffs, but said that they were related to NASA’s Space Launch System. Employees issued a layoff notice will work through late January. The company will try to place the employees at other locations within the company, […]

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    One person critically injured in vehicle rollover on McKee Road

    TONEY, Ala. -A man was critically injured after being thrown from his vehicle after a single-vehicle accident on McKee Road in Toney Wednesday night. Fire and rescue crews have blocked McKee road as they work to clear the scene. Crews on the scene said the man was critically injured when his car rolled over into a ditch. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital. WHNT News 19 has a crew on the scene. We will update you on air, online, and on […]

  • Rep. Mike Hubbard posted a video on his Facebook page saying his arrest is nothing more than a political witch hunt.

    Acting attorney general overseeing Hubbard investigation says indictment not ‘political witchunt’

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – W. Van Davis, the acting attorney general overseeing the felony ethics violations investigation against Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, said Hubbard’s indictment is not a “political witchunt” Tuesday. Hubbard, 52, was arrested last month and surrendered himself to special agents of the Attorney General’s Office at the Lee County Jail. He was arrested as part of an ongoing investigation concerning potential public corruption in Alabama. He was indicted by a Lee County Special Grand Jury. Hubbard’s charges include: Four counts of using his […]

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    Judge dismisses suit to stop operations at Huntsville clinic that performs abortions

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Friday, a judge dismissed a lawsuit by pro-life advocates to shut down Huntsville’s only women’s clinic that provides abortions. The Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives re-opened last month at a location at 4831 Sparkman Drive, after receiving the appropriate approval from the City of Huntsville Zoning Board and the Department of Public Health. Pro-life advocates filed a lawsuit and a temporary restraining order against the City of Huntsville Zoning Board, saying that the clinic should have never been approved by the zoning board […]

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    UPDATE: Body found in wooded area near Oakwood University

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say a body was found in a wooded area near Oakwood University Thursday afternoon. Huntsville Police were called to assist Madison Police investigators at 4:00 p.m. Thursday. The Madison County Coroner removed the body of a black male victim from a wooded area near Oakwood University. Police say the victim suffered from an apparent gunshot wound. His identity is not being released at this time and the case is still under investigation by Huntsville Police. […]

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    Father sings ‘Blackbird’ to dying son after wife dies during childbirth

    LOMA LINDA, Calif. — A heartbreaking video of a father singing to his son will bring you to tears. Chris Picco lost his wife, Ashley, following an emergency C-section to save their son. Over the last few days of Lennon’s life, Chris brought his guitar to the NICU and played for his son. Baby Lennon, just 24 weeks old, passed away a few days later. “Lennon’s lack of movement and brain activity was a constant concern for the doctors and […]

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    Huntsville Fire & Rescue battle house fire on 9th Ave.

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Fire fighters are working to extinguish a house fire at a residence near intersection of 9th Ave & 4th St. Huntsville Fire and Rescue reported the fire around 4:15 p.m. Thursday. Our crew on the scene said smoke could be seen coming from the home, but no flames. There’s no word yet on any injuries related to this fire.


    Police find gun on man arrested at Austin High School campus

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur City Schools Superintendent Ed Nichols says a man who was not a student was arrested at Austin High School and found to be carrying a gun on school grounds Thursday. Nichols said a school administrator noticed two men who were not students walking the halls of the school Thursday. When a school resource officer confronted the men, they became agitated, leading the SRO to arrest them for trespassing, according to Nichols. After they were arrested and searched, police found that one of […]


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