Tag "Second Amendment"

PHOTO: A decorated U.S. Army officer who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, Phil Williams represents District 10 in the Alabama State Senate, which is comprised of all or parts of Etowah, Cherokee, St. Clair, and DeKalb counties. Contributed by Phil Williams on May

PHOTO: Representative Tommy Hanes (R – Bryant) is co-sponsoring Rep. Ainsworth’s legislation to allow trained school administrative staff and teachers to carry a firearm on campus. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – In the wake of the tragic Florida school

PHOTO: Benjamin T. Roulane (20 of Summerville, Ga) was arrested after being held at gun point by a homeowner in the Jamestown Community of Cherokee County last night. The second suspect fled and is currently being sought by law enforcement.

(Contributed Photo | Nick Welden for Sheriff) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Tonight, Republican candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden released a statement on what he plans to do if elected to the county’s top law enforcement

PHOTO: Rep. Mack Butler (R – Rainbow City) announces early endorsements in the race for Senate District 10, which covers Etowah County and parts of Cherokee and DeKalb Counties. Butler qualified to run for the seat earlier this month. (Mack

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office will be taking applications for the Introduction to Concealed Carry class starting today with the deadline of November 14th. The first class is

PHOTO: Steyr Arms, the Austrian Company who produces the famed Steyr ‘AUG’ rifle, has announced a $2.9 million manufacturing expansion in Bessemer, Alabama and plans on producing the AUG here! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com

PHOTO: State Representative Ed Henry (R – Hartselle) is currently running for the U.S. Senate seat, and discusses protecting and expanding Second Amendment rights with the Southern Torch. (Ed Henry | Twitter) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The

PHOTO: DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier today, DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris released a statement regarding a letter his office sent to Alabama and U.S. elected

PHOTO: Window to apply for a pistol permit in the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “It’s not about the money,” DeKalb Sheriff Jimmy Harris said, when