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Shevaun joined WHNT in June 2014 as a multimedia journalist, and now, you can also catch her anchoring on Saturday and Sunday mornings. 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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    Girlfriend relives viral singing telegram surprise at Decatur Walmart

    DECATUR, Ala. –  A local love story has gone viral. Ashley Williams, a singing telegram performer, was recently hired by Demetre White after he saw a flyer for her services.  He wanted to surprise a woman he admires and has been friends with for two years and ask her to be his girlfriend. The two planned for the surprise to happen at Walmart in Decatur on Saturday, February 11. As Davis walked into the store for a quick shopping trip, some of White’s family greeted […]

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    “My granddaughter is no bully:” Family in Shoals bullying investigation speaks out

    SHEFFIELD, Ala. – Following a social media storm, a Sheffield grandmother wants to set the record straight: her granddaughter is no bully. Christi Staggs reached out to WHNT News 19 following the story of a little girl with a bruised face, whose family says it’s the result of a bullying issue at an elementary school. Staggs’ 10-year-old-granddaughter is the alleged bully, and that’s a narrative she wants to correct. “I do feel bad for this child, I do feel bad […]

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    Hartselle pharmacy burglarized twice in two weeks

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Southern Care Pharmacy employees started their week cleaning up a mess of pill bottles and broken glass. “Three people came and decided to throw a rock through one of our doors,” said pharmacist Josh Knight. Store surveillance shows three people breaking their glass front door, leaping over the counter and taking a number of prescription pill bottles. “I don’t think they knew what they were doing,” said Knight. “They got a lot of medication they can’t do […]

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    Dozens of cars, houses burglarized overnight in Limestone County, reward offered

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Deputies spent most of their Wednesday taking similar reports in the same one mile radius. About two dozen residential and vehicular break-ins were reported overnight in the east Limestone area, between McLemore Circle and Denbo Circle, according to officials. Surveillance footage shows as many as three people checking car doors. Officials say most, if not all, of the cars broken into were unlocked. It happened between 1:30 am and 3:00 am, according to investigators. “It appears […]

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    SACS wants Governor Bentley removed from college boards

    DECATUR, Ala. – A reputable organization that accredits colleges and universities questions Governor Robert Bentley’s role on college boards. In fact, they recommend legislation to remove him. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) recommends Alabama lawmakers remove the governor from all college boards. While reviewing the state’s community college system, which they ended up accrediting, SACS discovered what they call a conflict of interest. “Because of him signing the appropriations bill at the end of each session, and […]

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    Austin High School assistant principal ends fight with cancer

    DECATUR, Ala. –  The education community in the River City is mourning one of their own.  Will Green, assistant principal of Austin High, ended his battle with cancer Tuesday. Decatur City Schools Superintendent Dr. Dan Brigman told WHNT News 19 that his office was notified of Green’s death Tuesday evening. Counselors were on hand Wednesday for any students or staff that may need extra support. Dr. Brigman said Green has worked for the Decatur City Board of Education for over a decade, after playing baseball […]

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    Project Lifesaver: free transmitter bracelets for wanderers, those with special needs

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – In the aftermath of a missing person call that was really a big mix-up, Deputy Stephen Young with the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office wants to focus on how to prevent missing persons for the families they protect and serve. “The majority of our missing persons cases are people who have Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other debilitating conditions where a lot of times they may wander off and they don’t even know where they are,” Young explained. The […]

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    TUESDAY: Free class on sex laws for teens, parents

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Talking about consent, sexting, and so on isn’t a comfortable topic for parents, but with technology making these more pressing matters, a local lawyer wants to educate you, and your kids, on the legal responsibilities, with a free class Tuesday night. Hartselle-based lawyer Patrick Caver is hosting Birds, Bees, and The Law at the Austin High School library at 6:30 Tuesday evening. Caver says that virtually all of his juvenile court cases connect back to cell phones, […]

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    Table in the Garden: new restaurant opening in Huntsville Botanical Garden expansion

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Botanical Garden is expanding, and adding fine dining to the experience. Jakob Reed, executive chef and co-owner of Albany Bistro in Decatur, introduced his new restaurant concept coming to the Huntsville landmark: Table in the Garden. The restaurant is located at the new, 30,000 square foot welcome center and has a locally sourced, seasonal menu that reflects the surrounding gardens. At a press conference Tuesday, Reed said he is excited about the opportunity to offer what he […]

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    Investigators see rise in prescription pill overdoses

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A big issue looms, law enforcement officers see it often: prescription pain addiction. “It’s not illegal to overdose,” said Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin. “It’s not illegal to take more medication than you’re prescribed.” She says the problem comes when the prescription runs out, but the craving doesn’t. That’s when people turn to black market, and that’s when it’s criminal. “A lot of people are not aware that a lot of the painkillers that have opioid base […]

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    UPDATE: Hwy. 20 clear near Leon Sheffield Elementary in Decatur, 2 injured in wreck

    DECATUR, Ala. – Police say two people were injured in a wreck Wednesday morning on Highway 20 in Decatur. The scene was cleared just before noon, police say. The wreck happened about 10 a.m. in the westbound lanes in front of Leon Sheffield Elementary School. Decatur Police say two people were trapped in the two vehicles involved.  Highway 20 was closed while emergency workers attempt to free passengers and clear the roadway. Lt. Proncey Robinson says both drivers have been […]

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    Morgan County pharmacy owner arrested on DUI charges

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Police arrested a pharmacy owner in Morgan County on DUI and drug-related charges. WHNT News 19 has learned that Hartselle Police arrested Jason Glen Spencer Sunday night. Police say Spencer is charged with DUI and drug possession. Spencer is well known around Morgan County because he owns Quality Discount Drugs in Eva. Hartselle officers say they had three separate citizens call dispatch to report his driving. The Morgan County Drug Task Force is taking over the investigation. The Pharmacy Board […]