Randall McFarland named new Bessemer Fire Chief

Monday, November 20, 2017

McFarland becomes the first African-American Fire Chief in Bessemer’s history.

City Council approves $56 million operating budget for FY 2018

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Budget anticipates revenue increase of 3.7 percent from 2017.

Dartmouth Avenue, Fourth Avenue resurfacing projects a “go”

Monday, November 6, 2017

Projects expected to be completed by spring 2018.

City of Bessemer Veteran’s Day Program and Resource Workshop set for November 9

The city of Bessemer will hold its annual Veteran’s Day Program on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Old Bessemer City Hall Auditorium, located at 1800 Third Avenue North. Join us as we salute American veterans and first-responders. The speaker will be Mr. Ronnie Acker, retired Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Army. The […]

Bessemer grocery store gets “fresh” new life

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A ribbon-cutting for the new Fresh Value Supermarket in Bessemer was held on October 25, 2017.

Milo’s Tea celebrates opening of new expanded facility in Bessemer

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Milo’s Tea is now available in 42 states across the country.

Board of Adjustment seeking members

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The city of Bessemer gives notice that it will accept resumes for appointment(s) to the Board of Adjustment. Please submit resumes to the City Council’s Office, C/O Angela Coleman, located on the second floor of City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North, Bessemer, AL. Resumes will be accepted until the close of business on Tuesday, Oct. […]

Mayor Gulley appoints Mike Roper as Bessemer’s new Chief of Police

Monday, October 2, 2017

  Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley has announced the appointment of veteran law enforcement official Mike Roper as the city’s new Chief of Police. Roper, a 27-year veteran of law enforcement, will be officially sworn-in on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Bessemer Civic Center, 1130 Ninth Avenue SW in Bessemer. Roper has […]

“Sip, Paint and Create” venue comes to downtown Bessemer

Friday, September 29, 2017

The Art of Jazz offers patrons an opportunity to relax and be creative.

Community Development hosting Contractor’s Meeting for Housing Rehabilitation Program

Monday, September 25, 2017

The city of Bessemer invites all contractors interested in participating in the city’s CDBG-funded Housing Rehabilitation Program to attend a meeting on Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. at Bessemer City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North. Contractors should bring copies of their State Homebuilders’ license, city of Bessemer license, lead certification and insurance policies. For additional […]