City of Abilene

Andrews put Community Services in the Spotlight

By Floyd Miller | January 31, 2020

Lesli Andrews, Director of Community Services for the City of Abilene updated the Abilene Black Chamber on Community Services. The City of Abilene provides many services and opportunities through their Community Service Division. If you are a Senior Citizen there are many activities and services available that ranges from Medical Transportation in the city to…

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Abilene Mayor Anthony Williams announces intent to seek reelection

By Erica Garner | January 31, 2020

ABILENE, Texas (PRESS RELEASE/KTAB/KRBC) – Mayor Anthony Williams, Advancement and Executive Community Relations Officer at ACU, and current Mayor of Abilene, is officially filing his candidacy for Re-election for Mayor of Abilene. Mayor Williams will reignite his victorious Anthony for Abilene campaign on Thursday, January 16th from 5:30-7pm at The Front Porch, 702 N. 2nd. “I…

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NAACP Chapter Coming to Abilene

By Floyd Miller | December 23, 2019

The local chapter of the NAACP is in the process of being reactivated in the City of Abilene. The NAACP had a presence in Abilene for many years. When Petty Hunter, the president, became ill several years ago, the chapter lost its charter. The reactivation drive is being spearheaded by Dr. Morris Baker, a retired…

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Kathleen (Dalbert) Merrill

By Floyd Miller | December 18, 2019

December 3, 1954 ~ November 25, 2019 (age 64) Kathleen (Kathy) Laverne Dalbert Merrill was born December 3, 1954 in Cameron, TX. She lived with her grandmother, Ethel Lee, until the age of ten in Milano, TX. Once her grandmother passed, she came to live with her parents in Abilene, TX. She went to school at Woodson Elementary,…

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Odis Dolton – Chief Social Worker

By Kathy Barr | November 20, 2019

When Odis Debolancy Dolton III moved to Abilene from Greenville, MS to attend Abilene Christian College, he probably did not realize the incredible impact he would have on the city. But ask anyone who knew him, and they would assure you that the man’s influence was profound. He worked for the City of Abilene for…

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Odis Debolancy Dolton

By Floyd Miller | October 18, 2019

February 1, 1956 –October 11, 2019 (Age 63) Odis Debolancy Dolton III, 63, of Abilene, TX, was called home by his Heavenly Father on October 11, 2019 in Plano, TX while being surrounded by family. Odis was born in Greenville, MS on February 1, 1956 to Odis Dolton Sr. and Jessie Mae Dolton. Odis is…

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