ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia suspended star tailback and Heisman Trophy frontrunner Todd Gurley indefinitely from competition because of an ongoing investigation into an alleged NCAA rules violation, the school announced late Thursday afternoon.
A source confirmed the investigation is looking into Gurley accepting extra benefits for memorabilia and/or autographs.
Bruce Feldman, of Fox Sports 1, first reported the details of the alleged violation.
Two Richmond County Board of Education cabinet members have given notice they will be leaving the school system.
Deputy Superintendent Tim Spivey said he is retiring Oct. 31 after a 33-year career in Richmond County. Chief Human Resources Officer Norman Hill also submitted his resignation effective Nov. 5 after six years with the system.
The district had a shift in its top leadership this year with Superintendent Angela Pringle taking office Sept. 4.
However both Spivey and Hill said their moves had nothing to do with the recent leadership change.
For former Savannah River Site workers, help has arrived to navigate the complex process of health care benefits and reimbursements.
The Savannah River Site Retiree Resource Center opened last month in Aiken to assist former SRS employees prepare and file benefits-related forms. The SRS Retiree Association created the support system in partnership with the Lower Savannah Council of Governments.
ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers heard contrasting views Thursday on how the state could meet proposed rules limiting carbon emissions from power plants.
President Obama’s administration has proposed a 30 percent cut in carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants by 2030, one of the most significant actions to curb the key gas linked to global warming. Federal officials are still accepting comments on the plan and have not adopted a final version.