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Trusted & timely online local news from Robertson County's only economic development director for the past decade & a half.
Robertson County & Its Towns Of Franklin, Hearne, Calvert, & Bremond Are Within 200 Miles Of 80% Of Texas' Population. With The Biggest Residential Housing Boom Just North Of Bryan/College Station, Franklin ISD & Its 10 Residential Subdivisions Are Our County's Preferred Place To Settle Down.
Improved TX6, US79, & US190 all intersect in Robertson County & bring some 22,000 vehicles a day (over 8 million a year) through the county's most populated town of 5,000 residents. Seven different Union Pacific subdivisions also connect in Robertson County. UP's Brazos Yard, the largest railroad classification yard in the state, is being built between Mumford & Hearne off of FM50.
From corporate campuses, to pipeline construction, to oil/gas & power plant/coal mine/power line activities, to distribution & manufacturing facilities, to retail operations, Robertson County has property & building offerings of all shapes and sizes.
Robertson County has lots of wide open spaces for your company to plant its roots and grow. Small-, mid-, or large-acreage tracts of land can be found in unincorporated areas, with or without highway or railroad access.
A recent retiree puts seventeen years of experience as the only economic development director in Robertson County to work to help your company and our county prosper. Actions include:
DESPITE CHALLENGING POLITICAL AND OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES OVER THE PAST SEVENTEEN YEARS, POSITIVE OUTCOMES INCLUDE:
Timely, free, news-you-can-use, columns report to the masses the latest local economic developments, politics, and other relevant news in Hearne, Franklin, Calvert, Bremond, Mumford, Milano, & Gause. Hundreds of past columns were printed in the weekly newspaper for over a decade and a half. Freshly written, popular, periodic columns appear online at this website and on Facebook @KentBrunette.
The economic development professional and column writer is a Texas native with family roots in the county dating back to the Texas Revolution. Other credentials include:
William Kent Brunette returned to his hometown in 2003 to help it prosper. The part-time, 64-year old Brunette manages both ROBCOTX ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & CROSSROADS REPORTS.
ROBCOTX's cozy Hearne meeting space and two 4-year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mascots, Olivia and Owen, are pictured below.
Available after-hours and most weekdays, weekends, and holidays, we handle client issues as they arise. To keep overhead expenses as low as possible, Mr. Brunette operates out of his home office. It has ample private meeting space. Arrangements can easily be made to conduct meetings at AMA's Restaurant or elsewhere around the county.
HEARNE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
304 South Market Street
Hearne, TX 77859