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Recent Traffic Counts

Recent Traffic Counts

Brownfield has long been known as the Star of the South Plains for the number and direction of the highways leading to and from the city. Recent figures from the Texas Department of Transportation show that those highways are well used. The Brownfield Industrial Development Corp. board was presented the most recent traffic count at […]

High Plains wines impress CA judges

High Plains wines impress CA judges

The 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC) received 6,960 entries from 35 states this year. 67 judges from a variety of fields including trade, education, media, retail, and hospitality, traveled in the second week of January to the Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds in Sonoma County to determine the best wines in the USA. Following are […]

Survey results show positive local outlook

Survey results show positive local outlook

The results from the Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation’s (BIDC) Local Employer Survey are in and projections for Brownfield business expansion and job growth look good. On the downside, employers say there aren’t enough skilled workers to fill those jobs. The survey was sponsored by BIDC and Workforce Solutions South Plains did the analysis of the […]

BIDC Touts 2017 Work

BIDC Touts 2017 Work

  The year coming to a close saw the Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation assist more local businesses than out of town companies by a ratio of 3 to 1, according to information provided at the organization’s most recent board meeting. Nine local companies and three out of town industries earned financial assistance from BIDCorp in […]

Davis named Asst. City Manager

Davis named Asst. City Manager

The City Council voted Thursday to fill one of the city’s highest administrative positions with a familiar face.  By unanimous consent, the council approved a recommendation from City Manager Eldon Jobe to appoint longtime employee Jeff Davis to fill the vacant position of Assistant City Manager. Davis has served as superintendent of the city’s electric […]

Local wine company doing business by the bunches

Local wine company doing business by the bunches

For the Grape Capital of Texas, the grape harvest of 2017 has all but come to a close. As you talk to grape growers, the one word that keeps cropping up is “outstanding.” The grape harvest truly was outstanding for most grape growers this year.  When the hail came in the spring and appeared to […]

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