Bear Creek

ADEM offers Bear Creek help


Bear Creek Water Department Employees Ethan Stone, right, and Kevin Hyde show the new water meters that are being stored at the water warehouse until they can be installed after the town’s water leak situation is brought further under control.
BEAR CREEK - The critical situation with the Bear Creek water system is being addressed in a big way after the Alabama Department of Environmental Management contacted Communities Unlimited to explore solutions.

Bear Creek Police Department to relocate to former town hall building


Bear Creek Police Officer Jason Williams at the former town hall building, which will be the new location of police headquarters complete with a dispatch center.
BEAR CREEK    -  A new location is ahead for the Bear Creek Police Department, which will not only relocate to the former town hall building but in the process will also establish a dispatch center  and complete headquarters for police operations.

Water issue a double-edged sword

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.

Over 100 new jobs coming to Bear Creek


From left, Bear Creek Mayor Rob Taylor, Timber Creek General Manager Mike Barnett and Todd Evans, vice president of sales, marketing and operations for Timber Creek Housing.
BEAR CREEK - A new manufacturing company has announced plans to open its doors next spring, providing by summer at least 150 jobs and a tremendous boost not only to the economy of its home site of Bear Creek, but the entire county and region.