Governor Deal orders Investigation of Spalding County Clerk of Superior Court

In a cryptic order signed today by Governor Deal, Marcia Norris, Spalding County Clerk of Superior Court and State Court is being investigative for apparent misconduct of some kind. According to the order, a formal request for the investigation came from officials within the Griffin Judicial Circuit.

The Governor can order the investigation based on concerns of “criminal charges, alleged misconduct in office, or alleged incapacity of the clerk of superior court to perform the functions of his or her office.”

The investigative committee will consist of Attorney General Chris Carr, Tina Blankenship of Webster, and Greg Allen of Forsyth.

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