Bear Creek

Friendship Festival returns July 2


The town of Bear Creek is excited about bringing back the Friendship Festival after a 20 year hiatus. Shown with one of the banners advertising the upcoming festival are, from left, Mayor Rob Taylor, Town Clerk Kay Wiginton and Jeremy Sibley, organizer of the festival’s live entertainment.
BEAR CREEK - Families looking for something to do this Independence Day weekend should look no further than Bear Creek’s Friendship Festival, which has been brought back after more than 20 years.

$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.