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BIDCorp gaining more ground with Winery Estates

BIDCorp gaining more ground with Winery Estates

When the Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation met on Monday, items on the agenda included hearing the latest sales tax numbers, as well as hearing an update on the High Plains Winery Estates. BIDCorp. Director David Partlow addressed the board by telling members BIDCorp has about $2 million in reserves, but had gotten a disappointing $1,400 […]

Bush’s Chicken to open in Brownfield

Bush’s Chicken to open in Brownfield

Brownfield residents will have another dining option in a few months with the announcement this week that Bush’s Chicken will open a franchise location here. Keith Bush, founder of the Waco-based company, told the Brownfield News Thursday that the new restaurant will be open for business in October. A feasibility study will be completed in […]

Halliburton ramps up hiring quota for Brownfield

Halliburton ramps up hiring quota for Brownfield

Oilfield services giant Halliburton is gearing up to once again hire drivers in Brownfield. Susan Lefevere is the Director of the South Plains Workforce Solutions Center, and she said the company has notified her that Halliburton is seeking 20 new CDL drivers starting this month. And that number will increase by 20 locally each month […]

Early Trucking is ready to roll

Early Trucking is ready to roll

Early Trucking is ready to roll After months of planning, finding a location, and moving in, Early Trucking Company began local operations on Friday. The Georgia-based trucking company is the newest business in Brownfield and already has hired more than a dozen local drivers. ETC is headquartered locally in the old Valley Irrigation building on the […]

TIRZ Board moves forward with pocket park

TIRZ Board moves forward with pocket park

TIRZ Board moves forward with pocket park A pocket park to dress up an eyesore on one of the city’s most visible corners is a step closer to reality after Thursday’s meeting of the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Board. The board voted unanimously to move forward on the project, including a $19,000 payment to […]

Halliburton adds more than 100 jobs in Brownfield, still hiring

Halliburton adds more than 100 jobs in Brownfield, still hiring

Brownfield residents have excitedly watched the new Halliburton facility take shape in recent months and that excitement is matched by high-ranking administrators within the world-wide oilfield services giant. David Prather, Southern Region Operations Manager for Halliburton, told the Brownfield News in an exclusive interview Monday morning that the company has added as many as 114 […]

New trucking company means more local jobs

New trucking company means more local jobs

by Eric Woods News Director, TownTalk News ewoods@towntalkradio.com When the Brownfield Industrial Development Corp. board met on Monday, members unanimously approved incentives to attract an out of town trucking company. The out of town business being attracted to the area is the Ga.-based Early Trucking Company. Partlow said the company will haul product for Birdsong […]

Guar Plant Going Up

Guar Plant Going Up

The skyline of the city’s north side is changing with the addition of a large building that, when complete, will make one of the most unique businesses in Brownfield one of the most unique businesses in the world. Steel framing was going skyward this week at Guar Resources, LLC (GR), formerly and West Texas Guar, […]

Business Resumes Operations After Fire

Business Resumes Operations After Fire

Tanner Skains’ birthday dinner ended before it started on April 5 when he got a phone call just before sitting down to eat, reporting that his sunflower processing plant on the south edge of the city was on fire. That early evening blaze caused extensive damage to the Brownfield business. This week, more than eight […]

Lost Draw Cellars and Bingham Family Vineyards Grapes Earn Honors In Texas Monthly List of Top Wines

Lost Draw Cellars and Bingham Family Vineyards Grapes Earn Honors In Texas Monthly List of Top Wines

Texas Monthly magazine recently came out with their list of the top wines of Texas for 2015. According to the wine tasters and judges used by Texas Monthly, there were more than 120 Texas wines sampled. One rule was that more than 75 percent of the wine be produced using grapes grown in Texas. Labels […]

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