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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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    Morgan County Drug Task Force arrest 6 on various drug charges

    Morgan County, Ala. – Morgan County Drug Task Force agents, working with the ALEA Narcotics Unit, arrested 5 people at a Decatur home Wednesday.  They face charges ranging from drug possession, intent to distribute, tampering with physical evidence, or other charges. Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin says investigators served an arrest warrant for James Dale McCormick at 3210 Modaus Road, Lot 40, in Decatur.  They found several people at the home, and saw drug paraphernalia and items they believed to be drugs […]

  • Bobbie Taylor, Former Lawrence County Animal Shelter who faces Animal Neglect and Abuse charges

    Former Lawrence Co. animal services director asks for jury trial, gets one

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – A woman accused of multiple counts of animal cruelty had an appearance in court today.  Bobbie Taylor was initially scheduled to stand trial before a judge, but she will instead be tried before a jury. Taylor is accused of abusing between 250 and 300 animals in her care as the animal services director.  She operated a shelter at her home under contract with the Lawrence County Commission. She also employed an animal control officer. The ASPCA took possession of the […]

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    Brewer High School student suspended for bringing gun on school premises

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A student at Albert P. Brewer High School is in hot water after school officials escorted him to his car Monday afternoon. Superintendent Bill Hopkins Jr tells WHNT News 19 that a junior told another student that he had a gun in his car. That student called their parents and the concerned parent called the school. Hopkins says school administrators pulled the student from class and went to his car with him, where a handgun […]

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    High schoolers custom-design bus that will provide free summer meals

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Hands-on training for Limestone County high schools reaches a new level, and their most recent project will go to good use. The collision and repair class at Limestone County Career Technical Center wrapped a full sized school bus. “It’s amazing because its one of the biggest and newest things out in doing cars, NASCARs are vinyl-wrapped, so it a big opportunity to be able to do this,” said student Drew Ellison. The best part is what the […]

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    State Republican Executive Committee backs Chief Justice Moore amid ethics charges

    ALABAMA (WHNT) – The Alabama Republican Executive Committee overwhelmingly approved a resolution in support of Chief Justice Roy Moore. Reverend James Henderson, of Morgan County, is on the committee and says much of his colleagues are against what he calls attacks on the chief justice. Moore faces a possible second removal after he instructed state court judges to defy a federal court order and enforce the state’s unconstitutional ban on same-sex marriage. This all stemmed from a complaint filed by an organization. “The […]

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    Teacher, sister to remove stomachs to lower cancer risk

    HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Nicole McDonald wraps up her last week at Burleson Elementary School for this school year. She’s taking off a bit early after she and her sister found out they both had a genetic mutation. “My mother, she died of breast cancer at 37. So my whole life, my sister and I have worried about breast cancer,” said McDonald. But the mutation not only brings increased risk of breast cancer, but an even higher risk of a […]

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    Sheriff: Woman kills dog to help fake miscarriage

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Moulton woman faces animal cruelty charges in an attempt to fool a spouse, according to officials. Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell says 43-year-old Anita Parker killed her chihuahua. She then cut open the pet’s stomach to take its blood and tissue to fake a miscarriage, authorities say. Sheriff Mitchell said Parker called 911 for medical assistance Thursday after staging the miscarriage. She was taken to the hospital, where medical professionals said she had not […]

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    Athens Police Department hosts law enforcement memorial service

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – A sea of officers and citizens gathered on the east side of the Limestone County Courthouse to honor law enforcement personnel who died in the line of duty in the county. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy declared the week of May 15 ‘Police Week,’ and every year, Limestone County law enforcement takes a moment to memorialize those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. The name of nine officers, including Athens policemen, Limestone County Sheriff’s deputies, and […]

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    Limestone County Sheriff’s Rodeo events continue

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – As the weekend approaches, events that accompany the Limestone County Sheriff’s Rodeo continue. Tuesday saw boots and hats to the courthouse square as men, women and children had line dance fever for the Street Dance. It also featured a fashion show. Thursday, the arena at 18118 AL Highway 99 hosts the slack rodeo events. Stephen Young with the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office says the parking lot is getting full as Limestone County residents get together for […]

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    Decatur Police: 14-year-old arrested for bringing pistol to school

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) –  A middle schooler is in police custody after bringing a weapon to school, according to police. Lieutenant Proncey Robertson with Decatur Police tells WHNT News 19 a 14-year-old boy brought a pistol to Oak Park Middle School on Wednesday. Lt. Robertson says that another student told their parent that a classmate had a gun, that parent alerted the front office. A school resource officer took the teen in custody. He is now charged with Carrying a Concealed […]

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    Sheriff: Man arrested for stealing 4-year-old cancer-fighter’s money

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – An Elkmont man was arrested Tuesday for two burglaries, one of which involved a young girl trying to give back. Molly Paysinger spent much of her young life fighting cancer. She and her family also raised $1,124 with the intention of donating it to St. Jude. But, on April 27, someone broke into their house and took the cash and checks. Limestone County investigators identified that man as 22-year-old William Cody Clark. Officials say the arrest follows […]

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    Hartselle seniors take ‘Senior Walk’ through elementary school

    HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Before Hartselle High School students take on the world, they take a step back, strolling through the halls of their elementary schools. “We’re just walking the halls and seeing our old teachers,” said senior Elyse Smith. “The kids are chanting ‘Go seniors’ and they have signs that say ‘congratulations grads.’ Crestline Elementary hosted the third and final walk for Hartselle’s 2016 graduates. Seniors say returning to their elementary hallways is bittersweet. For the little ones, it […]


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