The city’s crime-rate continues to drop, evidenced by a 40 percent drop in homicides in the past five years, a 16 percent drop in burglaries and an 18-percent drop in robberies in 2017.
Mayor Kenneth Gulley will deliver the State of the City of Bessemer Address on Jan. 29, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the Bessemer Civic Center, 1130 Ninth Avenue Southwest. Mayor Gulley will use the address to discuss issues and accomplishments in the city of Bessemer over the past year, including updates on crime fighting efforts, […]
Rail-Trail extension will include construction of a pedestrian bridge across Berkley Avenue.
Low overnight temperatures expected to impact area through Sunday.
City offices closed for Christmas and New Year’s Day.
The city of Bessemer will host its annual Christmas Parade this Saturday, Dec. 9, starting at 2 p.m. in Historic Downtown Bessemer. The theme of this year’s parade is “A Storybook Christmas”. Come join us for marching bands, floats by various churches and community organizations, candy, and a visitor or two from the North Pole. […]
McFarland becomes the first African-American Fire Chief in Bessemer’s history.
Budget anticipates revenue increase of 3.7 percent from 2017.
Projects expected to be completed by spring 2018.
The city of Bessemer will hold its annual Veteran’s Day Program on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Old Bessemer City Hall Auditorium, located at 1800 Third Avenue North. Join us as we salute American veterans and first-responders. The speaker will be Mr. Ronnie Acker, retired Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Army. The […]