News

City’s finances remain strong, audit report shows

Friday, July 14, 2017

City boast AA rating.

Bessemer Police Chief Nathaniel Rutledge announces retirement

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Rutledge has served as the Marvel City’s Police Chief since 2003.

City to hold public meetings regarding 2017 CDBG Action Plan

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Public comment is welcome.

July 4th in Bessemer

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Fireworks show to start at approximately 8:45 p.m.

Steyr Arms to expand facility in Bessemer, add manufacturing component

Steyr plans to relocate the manufacturing of its products for U.S. sales from Austria to Bessemer.

City partners with BBVA Compass to host Homeownership Workshop

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Registration is required.

Bessemer Council President Jesse Matthews Elected Vice President of The Alabama League of Municipalities

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Bessemer, AL⎯ Last week Bessemer Council President Jesse Mathews was elected to serve as Vice President of the Alabama League of Municipalities, for the 2017-2018 term, during the leagues’ annual convention. Councilman Matthews’ election to the Alabama League of Municipalities is a win for the Bessemer City Council; as now they have a trusted colleague […]

Alabama Splash Adventure opens thrilling new season on May 26

Owners say the park’s future is “brighter than ever.”

New vendors highlight Bessemer Farmers Market’s 2017 season

Monday, May 22, 2017

The items for sale this year will include produce such as peppers, watermelons, tomatoes, squash, eggplant, farm-raised eggs, honey, plants, oils, herbs and pastries. Other vendors have expressed an interest in bringing fresh meat, seafood, art and hand sewn goods.

City to use traffic safety cameras to combat red light violations, speeding

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The ordinance goes into effect immediately, but several steps will be taken before the cameras are deployed to Bessemer’s roadways.

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