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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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    Sheriff terminates warden of Morgan County Jail

    DECATUR, Ala. – The warden of the Morgan County Jail has been terminated. Sheriff Ana Franklin relieved Leon Bradley of his duties last Thursday, October 13. According to Morgan County Chief Deputy Mike Corley, Bradley has worked at the jail for 12 to 13 years.  His duties included being in charge of inmate programs, including GED education and outside churches coming in to minister to inmates, and recording of data and numbers that involve inmates. Chief Deputy Corley will fill the […]

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    Tab Bowling wins Decatur mayoral race

    DECATUR, Ala. – A big change in the River City,  where residents will have a new mayor. In the runoff election, challenger Tab Bowling defeated incumbent Don Kyle. Bowling received 75% percent of the vote. “If anything disappoints me at all, it’s the low turnout, the appearance that not that many people are interested in municipal government elections,” said Mayor Kyle. He plans to leave with no regrets, confident that he left the city in better shape than he’d found it. But for […]

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    THIS WEEKEND: Decatur Police hosts River City Cup Soccer Tourney to bring cultures together

    DECATUR, Ala. – For the second year, Decatur Police officers will trade their badges for cleats and take the field with players from around the world. The second annual River City Cup Soccer Tournament begin Saturday October 8, at 9:00 am. The championship game will be played Sunday, October 9. “This tournament is geared towards building a better relationship between the many different nationalities that live within our community,” said Detective Jonathan Macklin. Decatur police officers will play alongside participants from Nigeria, […]

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    Authorities remain on the scene of man barricaded inside motel room

    KILLEN, Ala. -Just after 6:30am,  US Marshals and Lauderdale County deputies attempted to serve an arrest warrant at a room in the Super 8 motel. Officials say the man fired shots through the motel room door. As he tried to escape out the back, deputies and agents surprised him and gunshots were exchanged. Authorities have spent hours working to get the man in the room to surrender. Officials say he now faces two charges of attempted murder for opening fire on […]

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    Decatur Mall owners request more time to renovate property

    DECATUR, Ala. – Big changes are coming to Decatur Mall, all thanks to Hull Property Group of Augusta, Georgia. The property ownership group owns shopping centers in the Florence and Auburn areas, as well as about two dozen more around the country. Hull Group bought Decatur Mall earlier this year. “They’ve had time to assess the mall and where they think it is, and how they can implement their model,” said city development director Wally Terry. Hull Property Group now […]

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    Petition circulating to repeal HB24 bill that strips $200K from Lawrence County Schools

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala – House Bill 24, now law, will strip around $200,000 every year from the school district’s budget. Now community members are signing a petition that sets out to push back. “We’re really encouraging our parents and those people that think the law shouldn’t take money from education to go out and sign those petitions,” said superintendent Johnny Yates.  The petition was made available this week and is available at the district main office as well as at the […]

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    Athens city council considers Sunday alcohol sales

    ATHENS, Ala. – The Athens city council has a new subject on the table, whether or not to allow Sunday sales in the city. “The thing about it is, neighboring cities have got it,” said councilman Harold Wales. “We’re losing people who go over there to have a meal and a beer or a glass of wine on Sundays, which is costing our merchants money, and costing us money in revenue.” There are two ways that decision could come about. In […]

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    Standoff at home on Parkplace St. in Decatur over

    DECATUR, Ala.- A domestic situation brought the Decatur Police Special Response Unit and SWAT team to Parkplace Street just off Point Mallard Parkway. “We were dispatched out here about 1:30 this afternoon for a call originally of a domestic with a report of a man with a gun,” said Lieutenant Proncey Robertson with Decatur Police. A woman called police saying she had a disagreement with her ex-boyfriend and he refused to leave her home in the 2100th block of Parkplace Street […]

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    Decatur investigators ask for help identifying burglar

    DECATUR, Ala. – Investigators with Decatur Police ask for the public’s help in identifying a burglar. Police say a business in the 400th block of 11th Street Southeast was broken into on Sunday, September 18. Police say the man in the photos forcibly entered the business, but didn’t take anything. The Decatur Police Dept.  is seeking the public’s help in the identification of the suspect in this case. If you have any information please contact Det. Sparks at 256-341-4637 or CbSparks@decatur-al.gov.

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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 […]