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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., […]

Household Hazardous Waste Free Drop-Off Day on April 20

Monday, April 8, 2019

The city of Bessemer and Jefferson County will partner to host a free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day. The event is on Saturday, April 20, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the City of Bessemer’s Public Works Laydown yard at 1205 15th Avenue North. The event is open to residents of Bessemer and unincorporated communities in […]

Taste of Bessemer returns April 11

Monday, April 1, 2019

Get your tickets now to experience a “taste” of Bessemer’s finest restaurants and businesses. The Fifth Annual Taste of Bessemer and Business Expo returns to the Bessemer Civic Center on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Doors will open at 4 p.m.  The event will last until 8 p.m. The event is organized each year by the Bessemer Area […]

Food Truck Festival to kick off at DeBardeleben Park

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Festival is Sunday, April 7 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

March 19, 2019 City Council meetings

Monday, March 18, 2019

The Bessemer City  Council will hold both its monthly Planning Session and its Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, beginning at 9 a.m. at Bessemer City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North. The Planning Meeting will start at 9 a.m., followed by the pre-council meeting and regular business meeting of the Council. An agenda is […]

Volunteers needed for Valley Creek Clean-up in Bessemer

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Please join volunteers from throughout the Birmingham-Hoover metro area for the 2019 Biannual Valley Creek Clean-up, slated for Saturday, March 16. The event will start at 8:30 a.m. Efforts in Bessemer will kickoff at McNeil Park, 1931 13th Street North. Other locations in the metro area for the Clean-up will include the Five Points West […]

March 5, 2019 City Council Agenda

Monday, March 4, 2019

The Bessemer City Council will meet on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Bessemer City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North. A pre-council meeting will start at 6 p.m. An agenda is available below. March 5, 2019 City Council Agenda    

Filmed in Bessemer, “Run the Race” has big premiere at Promenade Theater

Friday, February 22, 2019

Over 1,000 Show Up For Red Carpet Premiere For “Run The Race” Filmed On Location In Bessemer & Birmingham Held At Bessemer Premiere 14 Promenade (Pics and Trailer)      Article reprinted with permission from The Cutoff News. Last night, Bessemer Premiere 14 Promenade was transformed into a scene right out of Hollywood as over 1,000 people showed […]

February 19, 2019 City Council Agenda

Monday, February 18, 2019

The Bessemer City Council will meet on Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Bessemer City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North. A pre-council meeting will start at 9 a.m. An agenda is available below. February 19, 2019 City Council Agenda        

City’s crime rate continues drop

Friday, February 8, 2019

The city of Bessemer’s crime rate has continued its downward trend, dropping for a seventh consecutive year in 2018. The city experienced a six percent drop in violent crimes from 2017 to 2018, including a 33 percent drop in homicides (eight in 2018 compared to 12 in 2017), according to Bessemer Police Department statistics. The […]

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