MARION COUNTY - The Town of Bear Creek is struggling with paying high water bills due to the town’s decision to not charge late fees or disconnect service to customers paying their bills late.
WINSTON COUNTY - The closure of all schools and some businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic has created an excessive load on internet service.
BEAR CREEK - Marion County Schools Superintendent Ann West, through a letter released April 1, announced plans for the remainder of the school year since all schools have been closed for traditional classes for the remainder of the school year.
WINSTON COUNTY - Traders & Farmers Bank is now taking all transactions via the drive-thru at all their locations, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
BEAR CREEK - The Bear Creek Town Council meeting was coming to a close, with a motion on the table to adjourn, when a question asked by town council member Chris Gillum led into a fiery discussion and comments on whether the town has a legal park and rec board, resulting in police escorting two individuals out of the meeting.