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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 […]

Candidates qualified for Aug. 28 Municipal Election

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The following candidates have qualified for the Aug. 28 city of Bessemer Municipal Elections: CITY OF BESSEMER  LIST OF CANDIDATES For MUNICIPAL ELECTION To be held on AUGUST 28, 2018     Mayor   Kenneth E. Gulley – Incumbent 1927 Granville Avenue Bessemer, Alabama 35020   Cleo King 402 9th Street Bessemer, Alabama 35020   […]

Non-profit funding application deadline approaching

Monday, July 9, 2018

Applications for local non-profits interested in receiving funding from the city of Bessemer are now available. The city of Bessemer allocates a portion of its annual budget to provide support for projects that have a positive impact upon a significant portion of the population. The City Council and Mayor’s office reviews each application. Applications are […]

Municipal Election Qualifying underway

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Qualifying fee is $50.

Amazon to open Fulfillment Center in Bessemer, bring in at least 1,500 jobs

Friday, June 22, 2018

From Amazon.com:   Jun. 22, 2018– Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for the first Alabama fulfillment center to be located in Bessemer, which will create 1,500 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. The company currently operates a sortation center in Mobile, AL. “We are thrilled to bring our first fulfillment center to […]

Bessemer Farmers Market begins 2018 season

Friday, June 1, 2018

  The Bessemer Farmers Market is starting its brand new season this month. On Monday, June 4, the market will be at Medical West near the cafeteria, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and hold open each Monday at the hospital thru  October. On Thursday, June 7, the market will be at Alex Bradford Park […]

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