BEAR CREEK - (Photo at right shows Bear Creek Mayor Rob Taylor examining town water that has pooled up at a drainage system due to a leak in a line). The water issue in the town of Bear Creek is a double edged sword, as the town is facing soaring water bills due to non-paying customers, while major water leaks are also proving costly to the town.
BEAR CREEK - Samaritan's Purse, a non-denominational evangelical Christian organization that provides spiritual and physical aid to people around the globe, is partnering with local and area churches once more for Operation Christmas Child, where individual families and churches pack shoeboxes with gifts and treats for children all across the globe, spreading joy and hope during the Christmas season.
Three local races were decided in the run-off election Tuesday, Oct. 6.
BEAR CREEK - A state of emergency has been declared by the Town of Bear Creek in order to remedy the long-standing problem of needing to install backflow valves at two water meters or risk contamination issues.
BEAR CREEK - Bear Creek resident Mark Townsend has filed a lawsuit in Marion County Circuit Court contesting the town’s Aug. 25, municipal election for mayor and council, claiming the election was illegal because the town clerk had not been legally authorized to conduct the election, among other claims.
MARION COUNTY - The Alabama Department of Transportation announced Monday that it has approved a project to resurface and replace guardrails along Highway 13 North.