The city of Bessemer will cut the ribbon on the first phase of its first-ever Rails to Trail project on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 10 a.m. The ribbon-cutting will take place at the trailhead at 15th Street South and Fairfax Avenue. Parking will be available for the event at the Bessemer Housing Authority’s Main […]
ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLIC MEETINGS TO DISCUSS DEVELOPMENT OBJECTIVES AND PROJECTED USE OF CDBG ENTITLEMENT AND PROGRAM INCOME FUNDS FOR THE CITY OF BESSEMER, ALABAMA As set forth in 24CFR Part 91, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires jurisdictions to incorporate their planning and application requirements into one five year document […]
This event will raise funds to provide fitness equipment for the physically-challenged.
Changes to three polling places approved by City Council.
The city’s crime-rate continues to drop, evidenced by a 40 percent drop in homicides in the past five years, a 16 percent drop in burglaries and an 18-percent drop in robberies in 2017.
Mayor Kenneth Gulley will deliver the State of the City of Bessemer Address on Jan. 29, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the Bessemer Civic Center, 1130 Ninth Avenue Southwest. Mayor Gulley will use the address to discuss issues and accomplishments in the city of Bessemer over the past year, including updates on crime fighting efforts, […]
Rail-Trail extension will include construction of a pedestrian bridge across Berkley Avenue.
Low overnight temperatures expected to impact area through Sunday.
City offices closed for Christmas and New Year’s Day.
The city of Bessemer will host its annual Christmas Parade this Saturday, Dec. 9, starting at 2 p.m. in Historic Downtown Bessemer. The theme of this year’s parade is “A Storybook Christmas”. Come join us for marching bands, floats by various churches and community organizations, candy, and a visitor or two from the North Pole. […]