Bear Creek

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...

Gillum back on Bear Creek Council

Marion County District Judge Mark Hammitte administers the oath of office to incoming Bear Creek Council Member Chris Gillum while Mayor Rob Taylor watches.
BEAR CREEK -Chris Gillum, a veteran of the Bear Creek Town Council, has returned to begin his fourth term, filling the place 4 seat recently vacated by the resignation of Chris Hyde.