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Shevaun joined WHNT in June 2014 as a multimedia journalist. A Miami native of Jamaican descent, Shevaun is passionate about submerging herself in southern culture.

Shevaun is a proud ‘Cane, graduating from the University of Miami in 2013 where she joined Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. At UM, she anchored UMTV NewsVision and hosted UMTV SportsDesk while interning at WSVN 7 News, a FOX affiliate in Miami. She also interned with WEDR, a Miami radio station.

After graduating, Shevaun moved to Gulfport/Biloxi, Mississippi as a reporter for WXXV News 25, a local news product that launched in 2013, of which Shevaun was an inaugural member.

When she’s not working the camera, Shevaun can be found at car shows or sports events, cooking Jamaican food, or traveling.

Have a tip or an idea? Shevaun wants to hear from you! She enjoys communicating with our viewers. Follow her on Twitter @FinesseBryan or email her at shevaun.bryan@whnt.com


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    Two new high schools in Decatur set for summer 2018 completion

    DECATUR, Ala. – This is the first school year Decatur City Schools is operating under new superintendent Dan Brigman. He enters the district wanting to incorporate workforce development and career technical education into two ongoing projects. “We have been very blessed in the Decatur City Schools system to have received the funding and the support to construct two new comprehensive high schools,” said Brigman. A new Decatur High School is under construction not far from its current location. After sharing a […]

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    Decatur to get its first microbrewery, location chosen downtown

    DECATUR, Ala. – As the River City grows and makes strives to bring in more young professionals, a new industry is eyeing a Decatur location. Cross-Eyed Owl Brewing, or XEO for short, is securing a lease for a large two-story building at the intersection of Moulton Street and First Avenue. “We’re right in the center of downtown,” said XEO owner Henry Atwood. “We’re on the border of the arts and entertainment district. We can see the Princess Theater from the […]

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    Decatur Police arrest two juveniles related to clown threats, still investigating other threats

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police say they have arrested two people involved in posting “clown threats” to social media. Investigators say they were managing pages called “Decatur Klowns” and “Flow Right.” “With the help of SROs with school and criminal investigations digging on social media, we have been able to identify two of primary accounts that were giving us threats,” says Proncey Robertson with Decatur Police. Last night, the account “Flow Right” continued to make a number of threats toward one […]

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    Lawrence County Schools prepare to lose $183K due to HB24 bill

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala – House Bill 24 passed the Alabama legislature, allowing the county revenue department to pay for their budget before paying other agencies. “The Lawrence County Board of Education at its current budget would lose $183,000 dollars,” explained Superintendent Johnny Yates. Municipalities and the hospital board in the county will also be affected. Plus, it’s an annual cut. Superintendent Yates says the cut is the equivalent of three teachers. He says the school board learned about it after it passed. […]

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    Limestone County deputies train with their new drones

    ATHENS, Ala. – New equipment comes with a new initiative for law enforcement, complete with controllers. But it’s not playtime, it’s training. “The Sheriff’s Office partnered with Avion Solutions of Huntsville to begin implementation of a UAS, unmanned aerial system, commonly known as drones, program,” explained LCSO spokesman Stephen Young. It’s the first week of preliminary training with three new drones, including two weather resistant units and one training unit, all paid for by the Sheriff’s Rodeo. “We spent little […]

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    SATURDAY: Bash at the Brick to benefit first responders

    DECATUR, Ala. – An evening of fun is set to help first responders when they need it most. Saturday is the ten-year anniversary of the fire at the Brick in downtown Decatur. On that day, the restaurant will play host to Decatur Fire’s “Bash at the Brick.” The celebration begins at six in the evening. Everyone is welcome, and firefighters, police officers, and emergency responders will benefit. “We have door prizes, silent auction, selling our shirts, we have 5 bands […]

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    Florence Police trying to find man who dumped puppy in bag on the side of the road

    Florence Police need citizens’ help to solve a crime involving animal abuse. Investigators want to find the person who dumped a puppy in a bag on the side of the road Monday night. The puppy survived, but is in rough shape. She is in the care of Florence Animal Hospital.  She suffered severe head trauma, as this Facebook video shows. The puppy has been named Milagro, which means ‘miracle’ in Spanish. Wednesday morning, animal shelter officials tell WHNT News 19 Milagro’s […]

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    Mayor Kyle wants to debate challenger Tab Bowling before runoff election

    DECATUR, Ala. – Three weeks to the runoff, and Mayor Don Kyle says he wants to share a stage with his challenger one more time. “I think it would be very informative to the citizens if we have an honest debate and they got to take a look at the differences between someone like me who does know the process and has been successful and the other person who makes promises with a lot of talk,” explained the mayor. Mayor […]

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    Lawrence County Sheriff charges man with two counts of capital murder

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – A man is in custody after killing two people at two different scenes Friday night, a Lawrence County deputy tells us. Micah White and Hubert White were killed in the shootings, Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell said. They were father and son. Micah White is Coburn’s former son-in-law. Investigators said Coburn used his vehicle to block Micah White’s truck from leaving the parking lot of New Antioch Church on County Road 217. He then jumped out of his […]

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    Athens State University reaches out to ITT Tech students

    ATHENS, Ala. – A college accustomed to dealing with transfers and financial aid needs, leaders with Athens State University invite former ITT Tech students to contact the institution to try to find a fit. “If these students are looking for a place to further their education, we’d love to help them out,” said Guy McClure, university public relations director. The University released the following statement: Athens State University is saddened to learn of the closing this week of ITT Technical […]

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    Snow White, Magic Moments send 7-year-old Spina Bifida patient to Disney World

    DECATUR, Ala. – A royal visitor to the rehab center of Decatur-Morgan Hospital made a magic moment for a special little girl. Stacey Palmer is the longtime physical therapist for 7-year-old Kiersten, who Palmer says has been going through a particularly rough patch with her health. “She has Spina Bifida, and she has a shunt, so she’s had to have several surgeries to replace the shunt and drain the fluid from the brain,” explained Palmer. “She’s also had some cellular tumors on […]

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    ATHENS, Ala. – A kids playground just got a little bit bigger. It’s part of an effort to be more inclusive. The ribbon has been cut, and now it’s playtime, for everyone. The city of Athens and Greater Limestone Chamber of Commerce helps make the Sportsplex Dugout Playground better for kids of all abilities. “When you find out that there are different kids with different needs, we want our facilities, as part of quality of life, to address everybody’s needs,” explained […]