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New City Manager Named in Hobbs

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, N.M. - A new city manager will be stepping into the City of Hobbs.

J.J. Murphy was unanimously hired on Thursday.

He'll be leaving Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and moving almost 2,000 miles to New Mexico.

Murphy will be replacing Eric Honeyfield who retired in June.

He's expected to rake in $140,000 a year.

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