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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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    Lawrence County looks back on April 27, 2011 with story of progress, resilience

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Aline Norwood is one of many residents with a compelling and emotional recollection of April 27, 2011. “When it hit, it picked the house us and when it come down, it started coming apart all around us,” she said. “When we crawled out, it was like a third-world country. There was debris everywhere and it was like ‘how are we alive?'” God’s grace, she said, kept her family safe. For those leading the county, the […]

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    7 arrested in Decatur following community complaints about drug activity

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – The Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit (OCU) put seven people behind bars Tuesday. Officials say earlier this year, community members have complained about possible illegal drug activity happening at a house in the 1200th block of 22nd Avenue in the River City. Investigators identified crack cocaine and marijuana distribution occurring at the house. Police say they used a search warrant on April 22 and confiscated cocaine, marijuana, and drug sale paraphernalia, as well as a […]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Pills, meth, needles found in Limestone County drug bust, 3 arrested

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Investigators serving a warrant on Bonnie Blue Way arrested three and confiscated numerous drugs and needles Tuesday. Limestone County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Stephen Young tells WHNT News 19 that Sheriff Blakely and Narcotics Division investigators went to a house on Bonnie Blue Way to conduct a search warrant. Three people were inside the house at the time. Officials say inside the master bedroom investigators found 32 ephedrine tablets used to manufacture methamphetamine, two syringes loaded with meth, one Xanax bar, […]

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    Leaders cut the ribbon on new Asahi Kasei plant

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) –  What do Japanese businessmen and Athens mayor Ronnie Marks have in common? A vested interest in the success of the new plant on Wilkinson Road. County and city leaders joined the foreign visitors to cut the ceremonial ribbon on Limestone County’s newest industry, Asahi Kasei. The international chemical company made a $30 million initial investment in Athens, and already have 50 employees working there. Operations manager Prasad Puttagunta tells WHNT News 19 they hope to add […]

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    Bond approved to finance new Athens High School

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – A new school, now one more step closer. “We formalized all the legal documents that had to put in place to get the school bond money,” explained Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks. After Athens voters said no to a $12 million tax proposal, leaders had to approve the bond to finance the project. With a $55 million max budget, they hope to get a low construction bid. “If we get a really good price, that may allow […]

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    Mother arrested after infant tests positive for marijuana

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A 24-year-old Athens woman faces multiple drug charges, one of them stemming from allegedly exposing her young child to drugs. In late March, Limestone County deputies walked inside a home on Andrews Street to serve a warrant on 24-year-old Thomas Kanieski. “When they entered the residence to serve the warrant, they observed marijuana and other paraphernalia there,” explained Stephen Young with the LCSO. Authorities say the drugs were in plain view. Also in the home […]

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    Priceville Elementary School leaders kiss pig, goat at Walk for Diabetes

    PRICEVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – ‘Kiss the pig,’ chanted by hundreds of elementary school students sitting on the football field behind Priceville Elementary. School leaders and parents, all watching, as Principal Tanya McCain puts on red lipstick getting ready to give the students what they’ve been waiting for. The show is the kids’ reward for more than doubling the school’s $1,500 goal for this year’s Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation  (JDRF) Walk for Diabetes. Principal McCain promised the students she’d kiss a pig […]

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    Woman arrested after several meth labs found in home near Hartselle elementary school

    HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin tells WHNT News 19 a woman is in cuffs after a search warrant yielded multiple meth labs. Shelly Bagwell Burns, 32, faces multiple drug charges after the Morgan County Drug Task Force obtained the warrant to search a home in the 600 block of Gable Street, which is about two blocks away from Crestline Elementary School. “We made entry around 2:30,” said Sheriff Franklin. “We located 8-10 individual meth labs. We […]

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    Muscle Shoals Police identify inmate found dead in city jail

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT)  – The Muscle Shoals Police Department became the scene of a death investigation Tuesday morning after an inmate was found unresponsive in the jail. MSPD Chief Robert Evans says emergency medical crews were immediately called to the city jail but were unable to resuscitate the male inmate. Wednesday, Chief Evans told media the inmate is 44-year-old Jason Dickerson. The conditions surrounding his death are yet to be disclosed. Colbert County Coroner Carlton Utley was called to the jail […]

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    Man pleads guilty in 2014 New Market stabbing murder

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A man accused in a 2014 murder pleaded guilty this week. Dan Cobb was arrested in 2014 after deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home on Phillips Road. They found Bobby Glenn Pierce dead and Monica Hayes injured at that home. Hayes is Cobb’s mother and Pierce was her boyfriend. Investigators say Cobb stabbed Pierce around 30 times. Hayes was also stabbed, but survived. Cobb was charged with murder and domestic violence […]

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    Other law enforcement agencies help in aftermath of Florence officer shooting

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Florence Officer Brian Berry is recovering after he was shot in the face early Sunday morning. But there’s more to the story, involving the power of brothers in blue. The actions of fellow law enforcement officers in the hours after the shooting is evidence of the extended family. “When you hear an officer has been shot in the face, you think the worst case scenario,” said Florence Police Chief Ron Tyler. “I wanted to get to […]

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    Morgan County man charged with capital murder denied bond

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – One of three men charged with capital murder in connection to the 2013 death of Jamie Travers appeared before Judge Glenn Thompson. Charles Makekau walked into a Morgan County Courthouse, hands and feet shackled, hoping the judge will grant him bond. That request was denied. “I will be at every single hearing whether it is required or not,” said Rebecca Travers, the mother of the victim. With ‘Justice for Jamie’ bracelets around her wrist, she […]


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