Carter unanimously appointed as VZC Interim Sheriff Posted in: News Following a 75-minute special called closed executive session May 9, the Van Zandt County Commissioners Court unanimously announced the appointment of Joe Carter as VZC Interim Sheriff. Carter, the current Facilities Director for the VZC Courthouse and a former Head of Security for the VZC Courthouse, was chosen by the commissioners’ ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!