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 […]

Pocket Park to become reality soon

Pocket Park to become reality soon

Brownfield’s downtown will get a much-needed face lift in the coming months, with a long vacant lot being transformed into an attractive and usable pocket park.   The Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone board — a temporary taxing entity with the sole purpose of improving the courthouse square — completed its purchase land this week for the […]

BIDCORP APPROVES $260,000 IN GRANTS AND INCENTIVES TO LOCAL BUSINESSES

BIDCORP APPROVES $260,000 IN GRANTS AND INCENTIVES TO LOCAL BUSINESSES

In a meeting that took place on Tuesday evening, BIDCorp discussed several big decisions and incentives for local businesses. After an Executive Session that lasted over two hours, the board unanimously decided to award Texas Custom Wine Works a grant in the amount of $40,000 and a loan in the amount of $125,000 with a […]

Tax Exempt Business Loans for Manufacturers

Tax Exempt Business Loans for Manufacturers

David Partlow, Director of the Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation , recently participated in a webinar discussing tax exempt business loans. The webinar included speakers from WEDA (World Economic Development Alliance), the Center for Site Location Assistance, and MEDFAS (Manufacturers Economic Development Financing Associates). Anyone who is looking for a tax exempt loan should watch this webinar. […]

Lifetime Achievement Winner Neal Newsom of Newsom Vineyards

Lifetime Achievement Winner Neal Newsom of Newsom Vineyards

Below is the article as it appears on the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association’s website as written by Guest Blogger Travis Matheny. View original Meet Lifetime Achievement Winner Neal Newsom Neal Newsom and his family have been growing grapes in Texas since 1986. He is a past president of Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association […]

Four businesses begin work soon on their facilities

Four businesses begin work soon on their facilities

Heavy machinery and the sights and sounds of construction are becoming common place in Brownfield and that won’t change soon, according to city officials. Official plans have been submitted at City Hall for projects at two high traffic locations within the city, including one of the community’s most familiar restaurants. The familiar red roof of […]

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