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Local Vineyards Honored

Local Vineyards Honored

Local Vineyards and wineries garnered some top awards recently at the 2017 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Wine Competition held on October 17-18. Wineries receiving Champion Reserve Champion, Best of Herd, Top All-Around, Best Value (Red and White), Double Gold and Gold medals will be celebrated and auctioned at the Eighth Annual Champion Wine Auction […]

Seminole company relocating to Brownfield with 70 jobs

Seminole company relocating to Brownfield with 70 jobs

A Seminole company will soon relocate to Brownfield after agreeing to an incentive package offered Monday by the Brownfield Industrial Development Corp. T&T Earth Movers, Inc. will purchase the remaining 20 acres of land on the north side of Jack Cargill Industrial Park, bringing with it more than $5 million worth of taxable equipment and […]

Local Walmart To Close In January

Local Walmart To Close In January

Editor’s Note: The Brownfield News first reported this breaking news at 9:52 a.m. Friday. Local shoppers will soon have fewer retail options with the announcement Friday that Walmart will close its Brownfield store. Company officials told the Brownfield News the local store, which opened in 1986 at 1405 Tahoka Road, will close its doors for […]

City County To Build Road In Winery Estates

City County To Build Road In Winery Estates

At the last meeting of the Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation, the board heard an update on the High Plains Winery Estates, including the sale of two additional parcels within the vineyard park. Kimley Horn engineer Kerry Miller also informed the board that a meeting between BIDCorp, City, and County officials was fruitful, regarding the road […]

BIDCorp Names Industrial Park After Jack Cargill

BIDCorp Names Industrial Park After Jack Cargill

The Brownfield Industrial Development Corp. voted unanimously  to recognize its former longtime director by naming a local industrial park in his honor.  The Brownfield Industrial Park #2 will soon get new signage and entrance gates renaming the land as the Jack Cargill Industrial Park. Cargill was director of BIDCorp for 17 years, before retiring in 2011. He […]

City Extends Electric Service with AEP

City Extends Electric Service with AEP

A brief closed session, followed by a quick unanimous vote put an end to a six year quest for electric power after the City of Brownfield’s current contract ends in 2019.With that vote, the city entered into an electric service agreement with American Electric Power (AEP) for electricity after the 2019 switch from Xcel Energy. Mayor Tom Hesse […]

Guar Plant About Completed

Guar Plant About Completed

More than a year after plans were announced for a major expansion of one of Brownfield’s most unique businesses, construction is all but complete. The skyline of the city’s north side is noticeably different with the addition of an 80-foot tall building that houses equipment worth more than $3 million to facilitate the growth of Guar Resources, LLC, formerly  […]

Brownfield Chamber finalizing plans for upcoming wine festival August 5-6

Brownfield Chamber finalizing plans for upcoming wine festival August 5-6

Wine lovers near and far can get a Taste of Terry County soon as the Brownfield Chamber of Commerce is busy finalizing plans for its fourth annual vineyard festival to pay tribute to one of our community’s fastest growing industries. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday, August 5th and 6th. This year’s festival […]

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 […]

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