City’s finances “healthy” in latest audit

Friday, July 12, 2019

The city of Bessemer continues to operate with strong financial management as evidenced by another successful audit, city officials were told earlier this week. The audit, which covers the period from Oct. 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018, was completed by the firm of Kellum, Wilson and Associates, P.C. The audit was presented to Mayor Kenneth Gulley […]

Bessemer Airport Authority breaks ground on new hangar project

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

City officials hailed the groundbreaking as another milestone in the city’s economic development efforts.

July 4th Celebration to include food, fireworks

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Celebration to take place at Bessemer City High School.

Jazz in the Park concerts set for Bessemer

Concerts to take place at DeBardeleben Park and the Bessemer Recreation Center.

June 4, 2019 City Council Agenda

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Downtown vendors prepare for Summer Block Party

Monday, June 3, 2019

Vendors along Second Avenue North in Historic Downtown Bessemer are preparing for a day of fun in the sun with an Old School Summer Block Party scheduled for Saturday, June 8. The festivities will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday and last until 8 p.m. The event will be sponsored by The Paisley Pig, LLC. The event […]

Thousands Attend Caribbean Festival in Bessemer

More than 5,000 people converged on Historic Downtown Bessemer on June 1, 2019 to take part in the 2019 Caribbean Food and Music Festival at DeBardeleben park. The festival, organized each year by the Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization, was held for  the first time this year in Bessemer.   The organization had held the event in […]

Caribbean Festival coming to Bessemer

Monday, May 6, 2019

Caribbean Festival makes its debut in Bessemer.

Citizens input requested on FY2019 CDBG Action Plan

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The city of Bessemer’s Economic and Community Development Department will host a series of meeting to gather citizens input on the FY2019 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan. The meetings are open to the public and will be held at Bessemer City Hall in the Multipurpose Room. The meetings will be on Tuesday, April 23; Wednesday, […]

Award winning blues artists set to appear at Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival

Thursday, April 11, 2019

An award-winning lineup is set for the 10th Annual Bob Sykes Barbecue and Blues Festival, scheduled for Saturday, April 27 at DeBardeleben Park in Historic Downtown Bessemer. The annual event, so-sponsored by Bob Sykes BBQ and the city of Bessemer, will combine the best of blues music and food. The event is from 12 to 8 p.m., […]