Diboll loses city manager to Central Texas town

DIBOLL, TX (KTRE) - Diboll is losing its city manager to another city in central Texas.

Kenneth Williams will be the new city manager of Buda, a small town outside of Austin.

Williams spent 18 years with the City of Lufkin before coming to Diboll in 2006.

Now, Williams says he looks forward to the new opportunity in Buda.

"It's hard to go, but it's also a new and exciting opportunity. It's an area that's growing really fast and they have some unique challenges that I think will be ideal for my skills that I bring to the table."

Williams is from the Lufkin area and says he's sad to leave his hometown and the rest of his family, but is ready for the change.  He starts in Buda September 12th.