State of the City Address set for Jan. 29

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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, […]

City, Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham partner on Rail-Trail extension

Monday, January 8, 2018

Rail-Trail extension will include construction of a pedestrian bridge across Berkley Avenue.

Local church opens its doors as warming station

Friday, January 5, 2018

Low overnight temperatures expected to impact area through Sunday.

City of Bessemer holiday schedule

Monday, December 18, 2017

City offices closed for Christmas and New Year’s Day.

City of Bessemer Christmas Parade set for Saturday

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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. […]

Randall McFarland named new Bessemer Fire Chief

Monday, November 20, 2017

McFarland becomes the first African-American Fire Chief in Bessemer’s history.

City Council approves $56 million operating budget for FY 2018

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Budget anticipates revenue increase of 3.7 percent from 2017.

Dartmouth Avenue, Fourth Avenue resurfacing projects a “go”

Monday, November 6, 2017

Projects expected to be completed by spring 2018.

City of Bessemer Veteran’s Day Program and Resource Workshop set for November 9

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 […]

Bessemer grocery store gets “fresh” new life

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A ribbon-cutting for the new Fresh Value Supermarket in Bessemer was held on October 25, 2017.