(File Photo) The following letter was submitted to the Southern Torch by Kim Lewis of 1006 Airport Rd West, Fort

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Where is the fairness?

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) *The following is a letter to the editor submitted by Rainsville Citizen Sonjia Pittman, regarding

OPED by Jim Zeigler: Alabama has an immediate infrastructure need – Interstate 65

PHOTO: Congestion on U.S. Highway 280 in Birmingham. (Contributed Photo | Office of Jim Zeigler) Contributed by State Auditor Jim Zeigler

OPED: USDA Should end indiscriminate poisoning

PHOTO: The M-44 “Cyanide Bomb” is used by the USDA Wildlife Services Division to kill coyotes. (USDA.gov| Bannock County Sheriff’s Office)

OPED: Protect the Thin Blue Line

By State Senator Steve Livingston On July 7 in Dallas, a heavily armed sniper shot and killed five police officers

Are terror attacks the new norm?

PHOTO: Immediate aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — This past

TORCH OPINON: Let’s not only remember, but finish the fight

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com Since the events September 11, 2001, it’s become a part of life to pay

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Move Rainsville Forward, Win or Lose

The following letter was submitted to the Southern Torch by Rainsville citizen Nick Hall. If you have thoughts you would

Media ignorance on mass shooters with military service

Featured image: The national media over exaggerated Micah Johnson’s (left) military training, much the same as in 2013 when Christopher Dorner

Social media conspiracies, by Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor

Featured image: Mine-Resistant Armored Protected Vehicles (MRAPS) being shipped for duty around the globe. Similar vehicles painted white and marked