Bessemer Council President Jesse Matthews Elected Vice President of The Alabama League of Municipalities

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Bessemer, AL⎯ Last week Bessemer Council President Jesse Mathews was elected to serve as Vice President of the Alabama League of Municipalities, for the 2017-2018 term, during the leagues’ annual convention. Councilman Matthews’ election to the Alabama League of Municipalities is a win for the Bessemer City Council; as now they have a trusted colleague […]

Alabama Splash Adventure opens thrilling new season on May 26

Owners say the park’s future is “brighter than ever.”

New vendors highlight Bessemer Farmers Market’s 2017 season

Monday, May 22, 2017

The items for sale this year will include produce such as peppers, watermelons, tomatoes, squash, eggplant, farm-raised eggs, honey, plants, oils, herbs and pastries. Other vendors have expressed an interest in bringing fresh meat, seafood, art and hand sewn goods.

City to use traffic safety cameras to combat red light violations, speeding

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The ordinance goes into effect immediately, but several steps will be taken before the cameras are deployed to Bessemer’s roadways.

Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival to celebrate anniversary, recognize military

Friday, May 12, 2017

This is the 8th year of the Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival.

Lights, Camera, Marvel City!

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Second film in a year being shot in Bessemer.

Bessemer Beautification Board lays down new roots

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Bessemer Beautification Board returns to activity after 15-year hiatus in the city.

2017 Taste of Bessemer sees “awesome” growth

Friday, April 21, 2017

Attendance was up 40 percent for the Third Annual Taste of Bessemer.

New bakery sweetens downtown Bessemer’s culinary scene

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Cake Creations owners feel downtown Bessemer “on the rise.”

Bessemer Rail-Trails project gets underway this month

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Rail-trails impact recreation, transportation and economy.