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Contractor named for Bessemer’s first-ever community safe room

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Bessemer’s first-ever safe room is on the way. The Bessemer City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 authorized Mayor Kenneth Gulley to enter into a contract with Coston General Contractors for the construction of a Community Safe Room and an Emergency Operations Center E911 safe room in the event of inclement weather. The safe room […]

Alabama Splash Adventure hosting Fall Festival weekends in October

  Say goodbye to summer and hello to Alabama Splash Adventure’s 1st Annual Fall Festival! Alabama Splash Adventure will turn the amusement ride section into a festive fall playground every Saturday and Sunday in October from 12-6pm. Expect a day of family fun that will include full access to over 15 amusement park rides, fall […]

Applications being accepted for Library Board

Monday, September 17, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF BESSEMER, ALABAMA THE CITY OF BESSEMER, ALABAMA HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT IT WILL ACCEPT RESUMES FOR APPOINTMENT(S) TO THE LIBRARY BOARD PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES TO THE CITY COUNCIL’S OFFICE C/0 ANGELA COLEMAN, LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF CITY HALL, 1700 THIRD AVENUE NORTH, BESSEMER, ALABAMA 35020. The expiration date to […]

Bessemer church celebrates 200th Anniversary

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

  Article and picture courtesy of The Cutoff News: On Sunday, September 9, 2018, Canaan Baptist Church celebrated its 200th year in existence. The celebration started with a greeting for Alabama Baptist from Dr. Rick Lance, followed by a presentation from the Historical Commission from Dr. Lonette Berg. Pastor Morgan Bailey recognized the Bicentennial team. […]

Bessemer Police to hold Kids N’ Kops, Sept. 11 Remembrance activities

Friday, September 7, 2018

The Bessemer Police Department is hosting events this month aimed at bridging the gap with our city’s youth and remembering the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The Police Department will host a Kids N’ Kops event on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at the Bessemer Recreation Center, 100 14th Street South. The event will start at […]

Bessemer Municipal Election Results August 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The results of the Aug. 28, 2018 City of Bessemer Municipal Elections for Mayor, City Council and School Board are listed below. A run-off is scheduled for Oct. 9. MAYOR Kenneth E. Gulley – 3622 votes| 68 % – Winner Cleo King – 855 votes | 16 % Anthony Underwood – 828 votes | 16 […]

Mayor addresses comments made regarding water quality

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Water service expected to return tonight for Bessemer Water customers

Monday, August 6, 2018

Bessemer Water customers impacted again today by a system disruption should begin seeing their water service resume gradually tonight. Repairs to the 36-inch main feeder line located at 10th Avenue North and 18th Street in downtown Bessemer were completed around 3:30 p.m. and crews have begun releasing water from the Bessemer Water Filtration Plant in […]

Updated Aug. 6: Water main issue impacting portions of city, Bessemer Water customers in neighboring cities

Friday, August 3, 2018

Normal service expected to resume late this afternoon.

Bessemer Mayor’s Office joins with Alabama A&M and local non-profit for symposium on local foods

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The city of Bessemer’s Mayor’s Office in conjunction with the Bessemer Local Food Education Network and Alabama A&M is sponsoring a Bessemer Food Connection Symposium on Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bessemer Civic Center, 1130 Ninth Avenue SW. Bessemer Food Connection is a symposium for food consumers, food producers and […]

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