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   Jun. 22, 2018– (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 […]

City Offices closed for Memorial Day

Monday, May 21, 2018

No garbage or trash collection on holiday.

Alabama Splash Adventure Opens with New Expansions

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The park has added six new amusement attractions, the Pirates High Dive Show, and many more enhancements to provide more fun all summer long.

Camp Bessemer applications now available

Monday, April 23, 2018

The City of Bessemer is seeking highly motivated youth between the ages of 14 to 18 to support local businesses, organizations, and governmental offices for summer employment. Responsibilities vary according to assigned locations upon hire.  Students must completely adhere to the application requirements as a part of the selection process.  A base compensation of $7.25 […]

Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival returns April 28

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Proceeds will benefit the Latch and Live Foundation.