Former Chief Deputy Jim Hammond won the Hamilton County sheriff's race Thursday with 60 percent of the vote. At his election headquarters, he vowed to meet with County Commissioner Greg Beck, his nearest competitor in the race, to build a good working relationship. The County Commission approves the sheriff's budget.
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