The city of Bessemer is proud to now be home to the Autobahn Indoor Speedway to the city of Bessemer.
The new 53,000-square-foot indoor track held its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 15. The track is located at 5960 Greenwood Parkway.
Mayor Gulley, members of the City Council, the Bessemer Police and Fire Departments and members of the Chamber of Commerce participated in today's celebration.
The city of Bessemer welcomes the Autobahn to the city.
Please make plans to visit them and visit the website at www.autobahnspeed.com/birmingham-al-indoor-go-karts.
The city of Bessemer commemorated the anniversary of 9-11 with a ceremony at Debardeleben Park.
The commemoration ceremony is held each year by the city of Bessemer to mark the historic day in our nation’s history. The ceremony includes a remembrance of those who lost their lives during the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 and of first-responders in the Bessemer Police Department, Fire Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
The ceremony included remarks from Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley, the Bessemer Police and Fire Departments, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, area Ambulance Services and representatives from the United States Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corp.
Let us never forget the events of Sept. 11, 2001, the lives that were lost and the sacrifices that were made on that fateful day.
The Frank House Municipal Golf Course is open.
The Golf Course had been closed since being damaged by a tornado in April of 2014.
The course will open on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Hours of operation will be 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays and 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The course will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for construction and maintenance.
Please be aware that construction activities are on-going at the course. Play will be limited to the Back Nine holes until construction is completed on the Front Nine. However, golfers interested in playing a full 18 holes will be accomodated on the Back Nine until construction work is completed on the opening course holes.
The course will close promptly at closing hours, so please arrive at least two hours prior to closing to full enjoy play.
Rates are $25 for 18 holes on weekdays and $35 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Please call (205) 424-9540 during normal hours for more information.
More than 1,000 people packed Bessemer's DeBardeleben Park for the first ever Jazz in the Park Concert series in the city.
Guest poured into Bessemer from throughout the state and metro area for the event on the evening of Aug. 9.
Among the performers were Soul Collaboration and and N'Fusion featuring James Crumb, Jr. The concert was free. It was sponsored by the city of Bessemer.
Magic City Smooth Jazz officials and city officials said they will work to return the series to Bessemer in 2016.