With body guards, drivers and an entourage, Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill enjoyed the trappings of his first term in office, according to testimony in his racketeering trial Thursday. But the loss of his 2008 re-election effort caused him to crash and the tonic for that depression, his friends told him, was to get out of town.
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