BSCC-Hamilton Legislative Advisory Task Force

‘No confidence’ in new president

Submitted by Scott Johnson on Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:41
no confidence

HAMILTON - A recently-formed legislative advisory task force has declared “no confidence” in newly-named Bevill State Community College (BSCC) President Dr. Kim Ennis. The BSCC-Hamilton Campus Legislative Advisory Task Force made the vote of “no confidence” in the system’s new leadership on Tuesday morning, June 19, in Hamilton. Following the vote, House District 18 Rep.

Trial will go to Montgomery Co.

HAMILTON - Circuit Court Judge Lee Carter of the 25th Judicial Circuit approved a motion by defendants Bevill State Community College (BSCC) President Dr. Kim Ennis and Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Chancellor Jimmy Baker to move an Alabama open records case out of Marion County.
The community college’s motion was heard and granted by Carter during a trial hearing held at the Marion County Courthouse on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Attorney reneges, board does not recognize local officials

HAMILTON - The Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Board of Trustees left three Marion County residents unrecognized during a public meeting last week after an initial commitment to give them an opportunity to speak.
The Bevill State Community College (BSCC)-Hamilton Campus Legislative Advisory Task Force for Education traveled to the ACCS main building in Montgomery on Wednesday, Oct. 11, to attend the ACCS’ board meeting that morning.

Task force requests subpoena

HAMILTON - The Bevill State Community College (BSCC)-Hamilton Campus Legislative Advisory Task Force for Education has filed a third-party subpoena request in Marion County Circuit Court. The task force is seeking to obtain any communications the Alabama Community College System’s (ACCS) Board of Trustees President, Gov. Kay Ivey, regarding the attempted closure of workforce development courses on the Bevill State Hamilton Campus.

Investigations into BSCC, ACCS requested


The Bevill State Community College (BSCC)-Hamilton Campus Legislative Advisory Task Force appeared on the front steps of the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) in Montgomery on Monday, Aug. 13, to deliver information to a number of agencies and offices, asking for investigations to be opened on possible spending improprieties by BSCC and ACCS. Shown outside the Alabama State Capitol following the task force’s stop at Gov. Kay Ivey’s office are (front row, from left) attorney Tony Glenn of Hamilton, Tony Shackleford of Hackleburg, CIS Home Loans President Paula Reeves, Hackleburg High School Counselor Charlotte Howell, Winfield Mayor Randy Price, Marion County Superintendent of Education Ann West, Hamilton Mayor Bob Page, (back row, same order) former Guin Mayor Phil Segraves, Journal Record General Manager Les Walters and Tombigbee Electric Cooperative CEO Steve Foshee.

HAMILTON - Backing off of the closure of three Hamilton workforce development programs was not enough for a group of local community figures.
The group recently met in Montgomery with several agencies, asking for investigations to be launched into possible  spending improprieties of state and federal funds on the part of Bevill State Community College (BSCC) and the Alabama Community College System (ACCS).

APT airs segment on local task force


Alabama Public Television Capital Journal Host Don Dailey is shown during a broadcast on Friday, Aug. 3, during which he featured a segment on the local Bevill State Community College Legislative Advisory Task Force.

HAMILTON - The Bevill State Community College (BSCC) Legislative Advisory Task Force was recently featured  on Alabama Public Television (APT).
In a minute-and-a-half-long segment, which aired on Friday night, Aug. 3, and Sunday afternoon, Aug. 5, APT’s Capital Journal aired interview footage with Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow, D-Red Bay, and Marion County Superintendent of Education Ann West.
Morrow and West met with Capital Journal Host Don Dailey in Montgomery  on Wednesday, July 18, to tape interviews for the segment.