Bear Creek Reservoir News

8/16/2017 9:55:00 PM
fox5atlanta.com
Some locations in the path of this storm include Winder, Jefferson, Braselton, Auburn, Statham, Arcade, Nicholson, Hoschton, Bethlehem, Carl, Athens-Clarke County, Westgate Park, James Holland Youth Sports Cmpx, Bear Creek Reservoir, Fort Yargo State Park ...

8/16/2017 7:43:00 PM
11 Alive
Some locations in the path of this storm include Winder, Jefferson, Braselton, Auburn, Statham, Arcade, Nicholson, Hoschton, Bethlehem, Carl, Athens-Clarke County, Westgate Park, James Holland Youth Sports Cmpx, Bear Creek Reservoir, Fort Yargo State Park ...

8/16/2017 6:49:00 AM
Franklin County Times
As part of an ongoing multi-year effort to improve Bear Creek Reservoir recreation, the Tennessee Valley Authority recently partnered with the Bear Creek Development Agency to enlarge the boat launch at the Mon Dye public use area in Franklin County.

8/14/2017 10:10:00 PM
Times Daily
PHIL CAMPBELL — The Bear Creek Development Authority has nearly completed improvements to the Mon Dye boat ramp on the Upper Bear Creek Reservoir. The work is part of an ongoing multiyear partnership to improve recreation in the Bear Creek Reservoir system.

8/14/2017 1:21:00 PM
11 Alive
Some locations in the path of this storm include Athens, Arcade, Nicholson, Hull, Athens-Clarke County, Westgate Park, James Holland Youth Sports Cmpx, Bear Creek Reservoir, Beechwood Hills, Sandy Creek Recreation Area, Oconee Heights and Barretts Mill.

8/14/2017 12:00:00 PM
fox5atlanta.com
Some locations in the path of this storm include Athens, Arcade, Nicholson, Hull, Athens-Clarke County, Westgate Park, James Holland Youth Sports Cmpx, Bear Creek Reservoir, Beechwood Hills, Sandy Creek Recreation Area, Oconee Heights and Barretts Mill.

8/10/2017 3:30:07 AM
lakelubbers.com
Bear Creek Reservoir is an infant as far as reservoirs go; it was completed and dedicated in 2002. In August 2009 anglers and boaters finally had a place to put in their crafts as construction of a public boat ramp was finally completed. Now the 505 acre ...

8/6/2017 11:35:00 AM
Covington News
During an April meeting, the BOC approved a request for Newton County Water Resources to ask the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) for permission to repurpose the $21 million GEFA loan allotted for the Bear Creek Reservoir to other water ...

8/6/2017 1:06:00 AM
Covington News
For years, previous county officials spent all their efforts and over $22 million pursuing a 404 Permit to build the unneeded Bear Creek Reservoir. During that period, they allowed our existing water system to deteriorate. Now, roughly $33 million will be ...

8/4/2017 8:43:00 PM
11 Alive
Some locations in the path of this storm include Winder, Jefferson, Commerce, Braselton, Auburn, Maysville, Arcade, Nicholson, Hoschton, Pendergrass, Carl, Talmo, Athens-Clarke County, Westgate Park, James Holland Youth Sports Cmpx, Bear Creek Reservoir ...

8/4/2017 7:11:00 PM
fox5atlanta.com
Some locations in the path of this storm include Winder, Jefferson, Commerce, Braselton, Auburn, Maysville, Arcade, Nicholson, Hoschton, Pendergrass, Carl, Talmo, Athens-Clarke County, Westgate Park, James Holland Youth Sports Cmpx, Bear Creek Reservoir ...

8/4/2017 2:25:00 PM
Newton Citizen
Commissioners had previously thought they would be able to use a $21 million GEFA loan that was taken out for the now-shelved Bear Creek reservoir project for the water system upgrades. However, they learned that those funds would have to be directed ...

8/3/2017
Alabama Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries
With the late spring and early summer months comes an increased number of bear sightings. This time of year bears begin to travel in search of mates or to find a new home after leaving their mother. More often these bears are just passing through and are not likely to stick around or be seen again. However, some bears may…

8/1/2017 1:41:00 PM
Newton Citizen
The county acquired the loan in 2012 for construction of Bear Creek reservoir. Since that project has been shelved indefinitely, commissioners voted in April to ask GEFA to “repurpose” the loan. The county reportedly has not yet drawn any of those loan ...

7/26/2017 10:15:00 AM
Franklin County Times
Bear Creek Reservoir in the dam forebay area, mile 75; advisory: largemouth bass, do not consume. Cedar Creek Reservoir in the dam forebay area to 1 mile upstream; advisory: channel catfish, two meals per month, and largemouth bass, two meals per month.

7/20/2017 2:38:00 PM
Trussville Tribune
A boating incident on the Bear Creek Reservoir has claimed the life of a Fayette man. Robert Lane Kemp, 63, was recovered from the water and pronounced dead at approximately 5:30 a.m. today after becoming displaced from his vessel on July 10 near a ...

7/20/2017 1:29:01 PM
KFVS12
Alabama State Troopers have recovered the body of a Fayette man who was killed in a boating accident last week. 63-year-old Robert Lane Kemp was missing in the water since July 10 when he was displaced from his vessel at Bear Creek Reservoir. It happened ...

7/20/2017 10:43:00 AM
rocketcitynow.com
A Fayette man is dead after a boating incident on the Bear Creek Reservoir. 63-year-old Robert Lane Kemp went missing around 4 p.m. on July 10 near a boat launch on Upper Bear Lake near Haleyville. ALEA (Alabama Law Enforcement Agency) says that he was ...

7/20/2017 9:47:00 AM
CBS 42
(WIAT) — A Fayette man is dead after being displaced from his boat in an incident on Bear Creek Reservoir. 63-year-old Robert Lane Kemp went missing around 4 p.m. on July 10 near a boat launch on Upper Bear Lake near Haleyville. The Alabama Law ...

7/20/2017 9:35:00 AM
Al.com
Robert Lane Kemp, 63, was reported missing July 10 after authorities were notified about an unattended boat at Bear Creek Reservoir near Haleyville, said Alabama Law Enforcement Agency spokesman Johnathan Appling. Crews began searching for Kemp around 4:30 ...

7/19/2017 9:29:00 PM
AZFamily
Alabama State Troopers have recovered the body of a Fayette man who was killed in a boating accident last week. 63-year-old Robert Lane Kemp was missing in the water since July 10 when he was displaced from his vessel at Bear Creek Reservoir. It happened ...

7/14/2017 10:09:00 AM
Times Daily
RUSSELLVILLE -- Residents and users of the Little Bear Creek Reservoir could see some activity around the dam and discoloration to the water on the downstream side over the next couple of weeks. Tennessee Valley Authority spokesman Jim Hopson said TVA will ...

7/11/2017 11:26:00 PM
Times Daily
Area advisories include not eating largemouth bass caught in the following locations: • At the Bear Creek area near Allsboro Road in Colbert County; • At Bear Creek Reservoir at the dam forebay area at Bear Creek mile 75 in Franklin County ...

7/11/2017 12:32:00 AM
Al.com
Authorities are searching for a missing person at Bear Creek Reservoir on Monday. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said on Twitter at 7: 02 p.m. that Marine Patrol Troopers are actively looking for a male boater who went missing on the reservoir near ...

7/7/2017 2:20:00 PM
11 Alive
Locations impacted include... Winder, Jefferson, Statham, Arcade, Nicholson, Bogart, Athens-Clarke County, Westgate Park, Russell, Bear Creek Reservoir and Oconee Heights. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room ...

7/6/2017 10:32:00 PM
The Record
Plan for moderate hikes to Bear Creek Reservoir or more serious hiking to the High Peaks; stay overnight in Hollister, or camp in Pinnacles Campground, the park’s only campground, with store, visitor center and showers. • East Bay Parks like Black ...

7/2/2017 4:20:00 PM
11 Alive
unsecured objects. Some locations in the path of this storm include Winder, Jefferson, Braselton, Auburn, Dacula, Statham, Arcade, Hoschton, Bethlehem, Pendergrass, Carl, Bear Creek Reservoir, Fort Yargo State Park, County Line, Thompsons Mill, Harbin ...

7/2/2017 12:00:00 PM
fox5atlanta.com
unsecured objects. Some locations in the path of this storm include Winder, Jefferson, Braselton, Auburn, Dacula, Statham, Arcade, Hoschton, Bethlehem, Pendergrass, Carl, Bear Creek Reservoir, Fort Yargo State Park, County Line, Thompsons Mill, Harbin ...

7/1/2017 3:38:00 PM
11 Alive
unsecured objects. Some locations in the path of this storm include Jefferson, Commerce, Arcade, Nicholson, Pendergrass, Talmo, Bear Creek Reservoir, Peach State Speedway and Apple Valley. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... People outdoors should seek ...

7/1/2017 6:25:00 AM
Times Daily
RUSSELLVILLE -- Bear Creek Development Authority officials say they won't know the impact of low-water levels at the Little Bear Creek Reservoir until later in the year. Recent rains have helped raise the water levels of the reservoir, but there are still ...

6/24/2017 5:28:00 PM
fox5atlanta.com
Some locations in the path of these storms include Winder, Athens, Statham, Winterville, Bogart, Athens-Clarke County, Whitehall, Westgate Park, James Holland Youth Sports Cmpx, Bear Creek Reservoir, Beechwood Hills, Sandy Creek Recreation Area ...

6/23/2017 5:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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6/6/2017
EPA
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/29/2017 1:34:00 PM
11 Alive
Some locations in the path of this storm include Winder, Monroe, Jefferson, Watkinsville, Athens, Statham, Arcade, Bogart, North High Shoals, Bethlehem, Athens-Clarke County, Whitehall, Westgate Park, James Holland Youth Sports Cmpx, Bear Creek Reservoir ...

5/29/2017 12:59:00 PM
11 Alive
Some locations in the path of this storm include Winder, Monroe, Jefferson, Watkinsville, Athens, Statham, Arcade, Bogart, North High Shoals, Bethlehem, Athens-Clarke County, Whitehall, Westgate Park, James Holland Youth Sports Cmpx, Bear Creek Reservoir ...

5/19/2017 10:33:00 PM
Times Daily
RUSSELLVILLE -- The Tennessee Valley Authority will increase the water level at the Little Bear Creek reservoir while continuing to monitor a seepage issue around the dam. TVA lowered the reservoir to its winter pool level of 608 feet above sea level after ...

5/11/2017 5:00:00 PM
weichert.com
Tiled Master Bathroom with jacuzzi tub and Separate Vanities.Unfinished Basement stubbed for bathroom, LR, & 2 more Bdrms.Over 1 acre of land in cul-de-sac.located across the Street from The Bear Creek Reservoir and in the coveted Jackson County School System.

4/26/2017 5:00:00 PM
heraldcourier.com
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4/25/2017 2:43:00 PM
WHNT-TV
Also note that the Little Bear Creek Reservoir is currently down for inspection. The Upper Bear Creek dam located in Franklin County, AL will discharge at a rate of 300 cubic feet per second until further notice. The Cedar Creek dam will discharge at a ...

4/22/2017 1:56:00 PM
alabamawx.com
Tree damage is likely. Locations impacted include… Pleasant Site, Pogo, Dempsey, Halltown, Cedar Creek Reservoir and Little Bear Creek Reservoir. Debris signature now showing up on the tornado in northern Franklin County. High probability of tornado!!





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