Bear Creek

$2 million new industry coming to Bear Creek

Bear Creek Mayor Rob Taylor shows the property that will soon occupy Riverwood Forest Products Inc., where Burley Wholesale will soon be closing.
BEAR CREEK - A $2 million investment in Bear Creek has been announced, as a new industry has purchased the former Burley Wholesale property, bringing high-paying jobs and a major boost in the area’s economic development.

Hallman appointed Bear Creek's new police chief

Douglas Hallman takes the oath office as new police chief for the town of Bear Creek during a special-called meeting Monday night. Shown administering the oath is Mayor Rob Taylor. Holding the Holy Bible, on which the oath was taken, was Hallman's wife Nancy.
BEAR CREEK- A unanimous vote of the Bear Creek Town Council at a special-called meeting Monday night named Douglas Hallman as police chief, replacing Kenny Hallmark who resigned recently to go back to Hackleburg as police chief.

Misner appointed to Bear Creek Council

Pictured after the swearing-in ceremony are, from left, Bear Creek Town Council members Eric Mills, Alex Price and Eric Loden, Mayor Rob Taylor, council member Chris Hyde and newly appointed council member Tom Misner.
BEAR CREEK - Tom Misner, a local farmer, plans to bring his professional work ethic into his new position as a Bear Creek Town Council member.

Bear Creek considering going wet

Bear Creek Police Chief Kenny Hallmark and Bear Creek Town Clerk Kay Wiginton show the petition voters in Bear Creek can sign if they want to vote on alcohol sales.
BEAR CREEK - Petitions are currently being signed in the town of Bear Creek by those supporting a referendum giving voters a choice about alcoholic beverages being sold or distributed in the town.