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BISD Vocational Training Center Receives Another Equipment Grant

Brownfield Independent School District Superintendent Chris Smith announced that the district has received the “notification of award” for the Texas Workforce Commission High Demand Job Training Grant. “We are so excited,” stated Smith. “I have been working with LEDA (Lubbock Economic Development Alliance) for many years and have built somewhat of a relationship with them. […]

BISD Buys Tools with Grant

The Brownfield ISD board of trustees voted unanimously in a brief meeting Friday morning to authorize district administrators to go shopping and support a local business — all on someone else’s dime. The school district is the recipient of $90,000 in grant funds from the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, to be spent on shop equipment […]

BIDCorp Approves Grant

    The Brownfield Industrial Development Corp. approved a $10,000 grant for a new business that has occupied a long-standing local building. Doerksen Metal Components has begun operations in the former Racquetball Club building on Bynum Lane. Owner Jacob Doerksen has invested more than $700,000 into the business, according to documentation submitted in his application […]

CEO and Chairman Greg Cooper, Cooper Natural Resources: Why Brownfield?

CEO and Chairman Greg Cooper, Cooper Natural Resources: Why Brownfield?

For those interested in the expansion of their business, Cooper Natural Resources CEO Greg Cooper describes why he chose Brownfield and why he believes Brownfield would be a good fit for other companies.  Greg Cooper in His Own Words Key Advantages of Brownfield/BIDC Brownfield is conveniently located along a key railroad spur into Lubbock, Texas. Lubbock is […]

Dollar Tree plans store

Dollar Tree plans store

Local shoppers could soon have a new bargain retailer to choose from after the Brownfield Industrial Development Corp. approved a utilities incentive last week to help attract the national chain. Developers expect to locate a Dollar Tree store on a long-vacant lot on South 1st Street. BIDC board members unanimously approved a $100,000 grant to […]

Wine Industry Region 1 Town Hall Meeting Set for April 26, 2018

Wine Industry Region 1 Town Hall Meeting Set for April 26, 2018

The High Plains Wine Growers Association and the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association extend an invitation to both members and non-members of the Associations to collaboratively discuss industry issues and solutions at a Town Hall Meeting conducted on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 9:00 am at the Reddy Vineyards Event Center.  Kyle Frazier, TWGGA […]

2017 Economic Impact Study of Texas Wine Industry

2017 Economic Impact Study of Texas Wine Industry

The Texas Wine Industry boosts the Texas Economy by $13.1 Billion! The Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association, partnered with the Texas Wine Marketing Research Institute at Texas Tech University, commissions an Economic Impact Study of the Texas wine and grape industry.  This year, WineAmerica, the national organization of American wineries, commissioned a leading economics firm, […]

Incentives approved for Guar Resources growth

Incentives approved for Guar Resources growth

The Brownfield Industrial Development Corp approved an incentive payment of more than $50,000 Monday to reward local company Guar Resources, LLC for its growth over the last year.             As per the company’s original incentive package, the BIDC board will recommend to the City Council that a payment of $56,000 be made to the Guar […]

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 […]

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