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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.

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    Upcoming Decatur Utilities price hike not related to WMEL water contamination controversy

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Utilities (DU) customers will soon see an access charge increase on their bills. But does it have anything to do with recent events surrounding chemicals in water from the West Morgan East Lawrence Water Authority? Officials say no. “This is not connected in any way to the issues or questions about PFOS in the water downstream,” explained Decatur Mayor Don Kyle. “It’s strictly a management-oriented correction in the way Decatur Utilities bills.” The mayor, and Decatur Utilities spokesman […]

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    Athens Church Vacation Bible School moved outside after Lincoln-Pincham vandalism

    ATHENS, Ala. – For the second year, Athens Church plans their vacation bible school day of fun, and planned to host it at the Pincham-Lincoln Center, that is, until it was vandalized. The work of three young boys left about two dozen large windows shattered and fire extinguisher powder all over the floor of the historic building. As the Athens-Limestone Community Association (ALCA) plans repairs, the church decided to move forward. “We just decided to do it anyway, but we’re […]

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    Limestone County Archives closing for renovations

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Limestone County Archives will close to the public for renovations beginning August 1. At 111 years old, the Limestone County Archives holds books and records twice its age. “Everyone likes to put the cool old stuff in the cool old building, but it’s not perfect as far as preservation goes,” explained Limestone County Archivist Rebekah Davis. “We don’t have fire protection.” While its doors close to the public, they will be installing a fire suppression system […]

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    Decatur Fire Department hosts cookout for area police officers

    DECATUR, Ala. – Firetrucks and police cruisers packed a parking lot. No lights or sirens. The only emergency, the food waiting in the bays of Decatur Fire Station No. 5. “With the things going on with police officers around the country, we wanted to do something to show our appreciation for them,” said Bobby Peavler with Decatur Fire. “Our guys over here, our brothers in service, we appreciate them,” said Lieutenant Proncey Robertson with Decatur Police. “Just like their showing support […]

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    Decatur’s six mayoral candidates take stage for candidate forum

    DECATUR, Ala. – The Princess Theater became a forum for those hoping to create change for Decatur. The six candidates for mayor took the stage, including current mayor, Don Kyle. “If I get the honor again, I’m going to continue to leverage your dollars and use them to provide the best city services we can and support our school system,” said Mayor Kyle. Business owner Jeremy Goforth says residential growth is a central issue. “Sixty to seventy percent of the people […]

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    Series of forums address race, police issues with leaders, youth

    DECATUR, Ala. – The mayor, the district attorney, the police chief, all in one room, but not for politics or for a typical meeting. But for the city’s youth. The Decatur-Morgan County Minority Development Association hosted this week’s community conversation at the Princess Theater to keep tension out of the River City. This meeting, aimed at the city’s youth. “Just being invited means a lot to me. I think it really can help this community as far as the racial […]

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    Frank Travis sworn into the late Jimmy Gill’s city council seat

    ATHENS, Ala. –  The district three seat on the Athens City Council is refilled following the passing of Jimmy Gill: Frank Travis. Following Gill’s death on Easter Sunday, city councilmen  opted not to appoint someone to fill his empty seat, not wanting to seem to handpick someone the constituents didn’t want and also not wanting it to seem like an endorsement now that election season has come. Councilmen agreed that if only one person qualified for the slot, they would be […]

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    Police officers buy boy bike after he accidentally buys stolen one

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Smiles and laughter are rare things for police on patrol, but two officers with Huntsville Police had the chance to turn a call into a good deed. “We got a call about a child being swindled out of $7 and a stolen bike,” explained Officer Jason Toney. Masaun Millender unknowingly bought a stolen bike, and his mother asked police for help. “He’s so cute, he’s so sweet, very respectful, polite,” said Officer Mercedes Rugart of Masaun. “The mother […]

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    Police: Counterfeit money circulating in Priceville

    PRICEVILLE, Ala. – Police, business owners and citizens have to keep an extra eye out for fake cash. Officials said that around Independence Day, a man tried to pay with counterfeit dollars at a fireworks stand. “When we started looking for him and making contact with other fireworks stands, he had been all over the north Alabama area, attempting to pass phony money,” explained Corporal Herman Davis, an investigator for Priceville Police. Cpl. Davis said the issue is also common […]

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    Toddler identified in apparent accidental shooting in Colbert County

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williamson confirmed a young child was shot and later died on Thursday. The shooting happened at a home in the 1500 block of Highway 157 near Sockwell Lane in Leighton, southeast of Muscle Shoals. Emergency responders said the child was transported to Helen Keller Hospital, where the child died. Authorities have identified the victim as 2-year-old Robert Michael Reaves, who is the son of the Spring Valley Fire Chief. Sheriff Williamson says […]

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    Registration open for Decatur Citizens Police Academy

    DECATUR, Ala. –  Now more than ever, police want to draw closer to the community. One department’s yearly initiative invites you to learn how it functions. It’s time for the yearly citizen’s police academy. “Given some of the situation going on in the world right now, I’m sure people are interested in what your local police department is doing,” said Lieutenant Proncey Robertson. You won’t be completing a pt test or going to the shooting range, but it gives residents an […]

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    Recap: Taking Action to foster a community conversation

    TENNESSEE VALLEY – Events across the country these past few days have struck a chord. It may be difficult to read or talk about the deadly shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and five Dallas Police officers, but now is the time look at what we can all do to affect change. WHNT News 19 is Taking Action to put all of this in context. Our goal is to help bring people together. Huntsville Police Department Assistant Chief Corey Harris said […]


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