Bear Creek

Bear Creek Fall Festival to benefit Eldridge Children's Home


From left. Sam Heath, car show organizer; Lisa Green, state president of Order of Confederate Rose and chapter president for the Jenny Brooks Johnston chapter; Melissa Alexander, member of the Order of Confederate Rose and Melissa Taylor, manager of the Twin Forks Campground at Twin Forks Park where the festival will take place.
BEAR CREEK - The mission to provide support for the Eldridge Children’s Home is about to get a major financial boost, thanks to the second annual Fall Festival at Twin Forks Park in Bear Creek, planned for Saturday, Oct. 21.

Bear Creek Senior Center opens Monday


From left, Bear Creek Town Council members Tim Misner, Alex Price, Clerk Kay Wigginton, Twin Forks Campground Manager Melissa Taylor, New Senior Center Director Eugenia Cottongin, council member Eric Loden and Mayor Rob Taylor.
BEAR CREEK - Plans the past several years for the town of Bear Creek to open its first senior citizen center have finally come to fruition, with those ages 60 and older urged to sign up for the program celebrating a grand opening this Friday, Sept. 29.

Collins outlines plans for Bear Creek Police


New Bear Creek Police Chief Eddie Collins, third from left, discusses new ideas and plans he has for the town with Town Council members. Shown from left, Eric Mills, Eric Loden, Collins, Alex Price, Tom Misner and Chris Gillum.
BEAR CREEK - The concept of community policing is being put into action for the Town of Bear Creek by newly installed chief Eddie Collins, who met with the mayor and council at their April 5, town council meeting to discuss new ideas and a fresh approach to law enforcement.

More campsites created at Twin Forks


From left, Bear Creek Town Clerk Kay Wiginton, Dale Flippo, supervisor of the Bear Creek Street and Sanitation Department and Twin Forks Campground Manager Melissa Taylor are standing where land is being cleared for new camp sites.
BEAR CREEK - When Twin Forks Campground in Bear Creek reopens March 1, those seeking recreation will have more camping sites to choose from, thanks to an ongoing expansion.

PHS advances to regional robotics championship


Members of the PHS engineering class pose with their robot GOOSE and a second robot, Squeaky. From l-r: Ethan Bailey, Cayden Gallardo, Hunter Lawrence, Brayden Ricketts, Noah Ward, Hunter Brewer, Morgan Lauderdale, Faculty Advisor David Copeland, Liliana Gallardo, River Poe and Zachary Farr.
BEAR CREEK - Phillips High School‘s Engineering team has qualified to compete at the South’s BEST Regional Robotics Championship at Auburn University, Dec. 3-4...