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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: Chad “Chig” Martin of Enterprise, Alabama recently announced his campaign for Governor! To be placed on the ballot, he must have 35,000 signatures from registered voters on a petition by June 2018. (Contributed Photo | Chad Martin for Governor) By

PHOTO: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson teaches a training course to AFAPA members. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On the dates of May 11 – 12, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Michael

PHOTO: Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler has remained outspoken on the issue of wasteful spending in Montgomery and the alleged corruption of former-Governor Robert Bentley. (Jim Zeigler | Twitter) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Recently, some have voiced concerns

PHOTO: Amendment 2, which will be decided by voters on November 8, seeks to protect funding for our state parks. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On November 8, voters across

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Because 2016 is a presidential election year and media coverage of the presidential race is so extensive, the importance of other races on the ballot—county, statewide, even other federal races—often becomes minimized and lost in the

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com Voting is a right that many in our nation take for granted. We are blessed to live in a country that allows its citizens to choose their leaders in a free, democratic electoral process. It