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Board of Adjustment seeking members

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The city of Bessemer gives notice that it will accept resumes for appointment(s) to the Board of Adjustment. Please submit resumes to the City Council’s Office, C/O Angela Coleman, located on the second floor of City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North, Bessemer, AL. Resumes will be accepted until the close of business on Tuesday, Oct. […]

Mayor Gulley appoints Mike Roper as Bessemer’s new Chief of Police

Monday, October 2, 2017

  Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley has announced the appointment of veteran law enforcement official Mike Roper as the city’s new Chief of Police. Roper, a 27-year veteran of law enforcement, will be officially sworn-in on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Bessemer Civic Center, 1130 Ninth Avenue SW in Bessemer. Roper has […]

“Sip, Paint and Create” venue comes to downtown Bessemer

Friday, September 29, 2017

The Art of Jazz offers patrons an opportunity to relax and be creative.

Community Development hosting Contractor’s Meeting for Housing Rehabilitation Program

Monday, September 25, 2017

The city of Bessemer invites all contractors interested in participating in the city’s CDBG-funded Housing Rehabilitation Program to attend a meeting on Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. at Bessemer City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North. Contractors should bring copies of their State Homebuilders’ license, city of Bessemer license, lead certification and insurance policies. For additional […]

City of Bessemer taking donations for Hurricane Harvey relief effort

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

  The city of Bessemer is now taking donations toward the Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort, Mayor Kenneth Gulley announced today. Starting on Thursday, Sept. 7, residents of Bessemer and surrounding areas who wish to donate to the relief effort for Hurricane Harvey can do so by bringing donations to the Bessemer Fire Department Administration Building, […]

Zoning approved for new housing development in Bessemer

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

New homes to be priced in the $190,000 to $230,000 range.

Free concerts to end the summer in Bessemer

Monday, August 7, 2017

Kiss FM’s Neighborhood Park Party and Jazz in the Park Concert will offer residents afternoons of music entertainment.

Local churches unite to make a difference in Bessemer

Friday, July 28, 2017

Churches partner with the Mayor’s Office to promote Back-to-School event.

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.

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