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BEssemer Healthy Jam set for Feb. 23 at Bessemer Recreation Center

Thursday, February 7, 2019

The health-related event is being organized to encourage healthier lifestyles among Bessemer residents.

Municipal Court to offer Amnesty Program

Monday, February 4, 2019

Other municipalities to take part in the effort.

February 5, 2019 City Council Meeting

The Bessemer City Council will meet on Tuesday February 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. February 5, 2019 City Council Agenda  

Bessemer Police to host Teen Summit

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Bessemer Police Department is hosting its first annual “Teen Summit” on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at the Bessemer Civic Center. The event will last from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is free to those 13 and over. Isis  Jones will serve as host. The event will focus on issues ranging from bullying to dating […]

Mayor highlights economic growth, infrastructure improvements in State of the City Address

Monday, January 28, 2019

Mayor Kenneth Gulley highlighted economic growth, infrastructure improvements and crime reduction during the 2019 State of the City Address, delivered Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Bessemer Civic Center. Gulley said the city overall is a strong, positive position moving forward, highlighted by the announcement last year that Amazon plans on building is first-ever distribution center […]

Mayor Gulley to deliver State of the City Address

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Event to be held at the Bessemer Civic Center.

January 15, 2019 City Council Agenda

Monday, January 14, 2019

Bessemer City Council will meet on Tuesday January 15 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 at the link below: January 15, 2019 City Council Agenda  

Downtown Bessemer receives Opportunity Zone designation

Monday, January 7, 2019

There is “opportunity” in Bessemer! The city’s downtown district, which includes the federally-recognized Downtown Historic District, has been designated as an Opportunity Zone by the United States Department of Treasury. Bessemer’s Opportunity Zone designation was approved through Treasury as a new initiative  in the Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017. The Internal Revenue Service defines an Opportunity Zone as […]

January 8, 2019 City Council Agenda

The Bessemer City Council will hold its first meeting of 2019 on Tuesday with a pre-council meeting January 8 at 6 p.m. at Bessemer City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North. The regular business meeting will start at 7 p.m. An agenda is available below: January 8, 2019 City Council Agenda

UPDATE: Bessemer Christmas Parade rescheduled to Dec. 15

Thursday, November 15, 2018

UPDATE: The city of Bessemer’s Annual Christmas Parade has been RESCHEDULED to Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at 2 p.m. in downtown due to the forecast of rain this weekend. The theme for this year’s parade is “A Marvel Christmas in The Marvel City of Bessemer.” Participants are asked to dress as characters from the Marvel […]

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