BEAR CREEK - Chris Hyde has respectfully resigned from the Bear Creek Town Council, citing health concerns, leaving the council the responsibility of filling the vacancy within 60 days as required by law.
BEAR CREEK - Bear Creek’s animal control ordinance - which was voted into place by the town council in 2006 - has plenty of teeth in it, but town officials want to sink deeper into a major ongoing issue regarding dogs to get something done.
BEAR CREEK - A water project in the works at least the past five years has finally become a reality with a $1 million grant to revamp the remainder of Bear Creek’s outdated water system.
BEAR CREEK - Since every second counts in an emergency situation, first responders and officials from at least three counties are coming together for a special meeting on Tuesday, May 3, to share information and resources so no time will be wasted if another major disaster or mass casualty incident occurs.
BEAR CREEK LAKES - The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association, Franklin County Chamber of Commerce and professional angler Timmy Horton in partnership with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) are hosting a river stewardship event to collect litter from Bear Creek Lakes.
BEAR CREEK - The Town of Bear Creek was praised by its auditor, not only due to exceeding revenues over expenditures by over $300,000, stating the town’s financial structure is the best it has been in several years.