SGA pres. sees impeachment charges dropped

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The University of South Alabama Student Government Association has dismissed charges that SGA President Glenn Gardner failed to perform the duties of his office.

The association's Supreme Court said there was insufficient evidence to warrant a hearing before the full Senate.

Gardner, a junior from Ocean Springs, says miscommunications on all sides led to the charges against him.

The Mobile Press-Register reports the court held a closed hearing on Tuesday to review charges brought by SGA Senate member Basia Smith, who wanted Gardner removed from office.

Smith alleged that Gardner failed to show up at functions as required by his office, including university board of trustee meetings.

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