Thu., January 3, 2013 7:47pm
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that he will not appoint a panel to consider the suspension of Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill. Hill has been indicted on 32 felony charges stemming from a prior term he served as sheriff from 2005 to 2008. He maintains that the charges are politically motivated.
Wed., January 2, 2013 1:33pm
A Georgia sheriff has taken office with the start of the new year, despite facing a felony indictment. Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill took office on New Year's Day, reclaiming the office he lost in 2008.
Mon., December 3, 2012 11:00am
The Georgia Sheriffs' Association is asking Gov. Nathan Deal to start the process for suspending Clayton County's sheriff-elect, who won election despite being under indictment, but recent history shows Georgia governors don't like to get involved in such cases.
Fri., November 2, 2012 12:22pm
The lone candidate for sheriff in a suburban Atlanta county is poised to win the election despite facing a felony indictment. But the charges could ultimately lead to him being suspended or tossed from office. Victor Hill lost his bid to be re-elected as Clayton County's sheriff in 2008. But he ran again and defeated the incumbent in a runoff in August. Now he's the only candidate on the ballot.