Consider this: LEDA Investment in Workforce Makes Sense

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – This week the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance announced $900,000 in two different grants aimed at equipping young people with the skills necessary for good jobs. To read the full article click here.

Xcel Energy Keeping Hale County Wind Project Local

Much of the electricity generated over the next 30 years by Hale Wind Project will remain local instead of being sent to ERCOT or other power grids, thanks to a deal announced Tuesday by Xcel Energy.  To continue reading click here.

Borger Plant Expansion Helps Local Economy

BORGER, TX A $720 million plant expansion is providing a much needed economic boost to Borger and Hutchinson Counties. After three years of construction, crews have finished the Borger Nitrogen Operations Expansion Project and are currently testing each section of the new facility before going fully operational. To read the full article click here

Big improvements coming to Lubbock after strong growth in 2016

It’s hard to believe, but 2017 is right around the corner. Lubbock has seen growth across the city in 2016, from new restaurants opening, to the announcement of new businesses and new hotels being built this year. To read the full article click here.

Texas job picture brings optimism for 2017

Texas employers picked up the hiring pace in November, taking on an estimated 20,900 additional workers as uncertainty over the presidential election faded and signs of light emerged for the state’s beleaguered energy and manufacturing sectors.  To read the rest of the article please click here.


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.