Anonymous Accusations Against Superintendent Candidate

August 11, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Earlier this week, the Alabama Political Reporter asked why the Ethics Commission had inserted itself into the selection process for the next State Superintendent of the Department of Education.

Building upon the investigation into what appears to be a smear campaign against Dr. Craig Pouncey, a candidate for superintendent. New information indicates the Ethics Commission was an unwitting participant in the scheme to derail Pouncey’s candidacy, according to multiple sources.
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Shaver Joins Crowded District 43 Republican Field

November 11, 2013

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Former Miss Alabama Amie Beth Shaver (R) announced late last week that she was seeking the Alabama House of Representatives seat in District 43. Shaver released a video message on Facebook and Twitter as well as a press statement announcing her candidacy for Alabama State House District 43.

Amie Beth is a former Miss Alabama and is the mother of four. Recently she has been the spokesman for several conservative grassroots organizations in Alabama and is a frequent guest on conservative talk radio.
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Bachus Promotes Project to Increase Student Safety on Campus

October 22, 2012

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Congressman Spencer Bachus (R) from Vestavia spoke at a news conference at Samford University to announce a collaborative project to promote student safety at five colleges and universities in the Birmingham area.  Samford University in Homewood has received a $499,551 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice for an initiative called “Safety in Numbers.”

That project will also involve the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham-Southern College, the University of Montevallo, and Miles College. Samford will be the lead school in the project.  There are over 30,000 students in the Birmingham Area Consortium for Higher Education (BACHE).
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