Texarkana, Texas officially has a new City Manager.
A special meet and greet breakfast was held Monday for John Whitson at the Texarkana City Hall.
Whitson who began his role as Texarkana's City Manager on Jan. 2 had served as City Manager for nearly 20 years in North Carolina. He also served in the United States Army and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1992.
Whitson is an experienced Municipal Manager and organizational leader with background in project management, training development, strategic planning, and community relations.
Whitson said he and his wife, Lillian, are excited to make Texarkana their home.