County will expand background checks on new employees
Hill County will begin doing background checks for more of its potential employees. The checks will be done as part of a pre-employment screening process.
Deputy county attorney Cyndee Peterson, who is the county's personnel officer, said the checks will not done on every applicant, but only on those applying for certain positions. Jobs that require working with money, like those in the offices of the county auditor and treasurer, will be among those requiring background checks.
Right now the Hill County Sheriff's...