Zach Hester, WHNT

Zach Hester


Alabama, United States

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Past articles by Zach:

Alabama Rep. co-sponsors bill to abolish U.S. Department of Education

Alabama Rep. Barry Moore is among the House Republicans co-sponsoring a bill that would abolish U.S. Department of Education. → Read More

News 19’s Adoptable Pet of the Week: Iceman

Meet Iceman, this week’s News 19 Adoptable Pet of the Week! → Read More

Pedestrian hit, killed by tractor-trailer in Limestone County

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer late Tuesday night in Limestone County. → Read More

Pre-filed bill could allow municipalities to end, reduce local grocery tax

A bill pre-filed for Alabama’s upcoming legislative session would allow municipalities to reduce or entirely opt out of local taxes on food. → Read More

Tuscumbia man charged with fentanyl possession

A man in Tuscumbia was charged with possessing fentanyl Wednesday, according to local law enforcement officials. → Read More

‘Chemical release’ reported at UAH’s Shelby Center

A “chemical incident” was reported at the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Shelby Center on Tuesday night. → Read More

Two facing drug charges after Morgan County traffic stop

Two people in Morgan County are facing drug charges after a traffic stop last month. → Read More

Alabama officials react to Biden’s State of the Union address

President Joe Biden delivered his second State of the Union Tuesday night — and officials in Alabama had plenty to say in response to the address. → Read More

Ivey awards $5.6 million to law enforcement, public safety programs

Several law enforcement agencies and public safety programs across the state can expect a major boost in financial support — thanks to new funding announced by Governor Kay Ivey. → Read More

June Jam set to return this summer, ALABAMA members say

June Jam is expected to return on June 3 at the VFW Fairgrounds in Fort Payne. → Read More

Boaz man killed in Lawrence County crash

One person was killed and two others injured in a crash near Hillsboro on Monday. → Read More

Huntsville man charged with soliciting child, sodomy after months-long investigation

A man from Huntsville is facing a $30,000 bond after police say he was charged with sodomy and electronically soliciting a child. → Read More

Pre-filed bill would prohibit smoking, vaping in a car with a child

A bill pre-filed for Alabama’s upcoming legislative session would prohibit smoking or vaping with a child in the car. → Read More

13 North Alabama students nominated to US Service Academies

Almost 50 Alabama students were nominated to U.S. Service Academies by Senator Tommy Tuberville — with 13 of those here in the Tennessee Valley. → Read More

Martina McBride to headline 34th Annual Huntsville Classic

Country music superstar Martina McBride will headline the 34th annual Huntsville Classic later this year. → Read More

Sparkman head football coach Laron White announces retirement

Laron White, the head football coach for the Sparkman Senators, announced Monday he will retire from coaching. → Read More

USDA Forest Service plans prescribed burns in these Alabama national forests

Four of Alabama’s national forests will be subject to “prescribed burns,” according to the USDA Forest Service. → Read More

Meet Journey, News 19’s Adoptable Pet of the Week

Don’t stop believin’ that Journey will find her fur-ever home soon! → Read More

Alabama labeled ‘high priority to achieve basic equality’ in Human Rights Campaign report on LGBTQ+ people

Alabama is one of the toughest states to live in for LGBTQ+ people and their families, according to a new report from the Human Rights Campaign. → Read More

Fire engulfs The Hitching Post in Mentone

A century-old building in Mentone was engulfed in flames Thursday night. → Read More