Petersburg's new city manager on the job

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Petersburg's new city manager is officially on the job.

47-year old William Johnson III beat out 60 other candidates for the position, after the current city manager announced plans to retire.

Johnson is from Richmond, but he's coming to Petersburg from College Park Georgia, where he served as city manager for two years.

Johnson will make a little more than $156,000 a year in his new position.

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