Bear Creek

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.

Bear Creek wet/dry election set for November 15

Bear Creek Mayor Rob Taylor announces that town clerk Kay Wiginton, seated right, had verified the signatures turned in on a petition, which means the town can legally can have an election for voters to decide if alcoholic beverages can be sold or distributed in the town limits.
BEAR CREEK - Figures from the last census showed the Town of Bear Creek exceeded 1,000 in population, meaning the town now qualifies - and is preparing for - an election to allow voters to decide if alcoholic beverages can be sold or distributed in the town limits.