Invenergy LLC is currently building a 150 MW wind power plant in this community. The project consists of 100 GE 1.5 MW wind turbines and will be online in late summer/early fall 2008. The project is providing a large economic boost for the area and most of the population.
The Spur Independent School District serves area students.
The McAdoo Eagles won 3 Class B state basketball championships in the early 1960s. They are the only school in Dickens County to have won any state championship, excluding track, in sports.