The city of Bessemer will host the 2021 National Night Out on Tuesday, August 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Bessemer Recreation Center, 100 14th Street South.
The event is being sponsored by the Bessemer Police Department.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. To learn more about National Night Out, click the following link: https://natw.org/.
This year’s event in Bessemer will include food, drinks, popcorn, music, inflatables, school supplies and more. The event is free to the public.
For additional information, contact Bessemer Police Sergeant Alexia Bruster at 205-417-3900.
(Note: The August 3 Bessemer City Council meeting will be postponed until Tuesday, August 10 to accommodate this event).
The city of Bessemer’s Street and Sanitation Department is announcing potential delays in garbage collection on Thursday, July 8, 2021.
Residential garbage service may be delayed for several hours for households whose normal pickup day is on the Monday/Thursday schedule. However, Street and Sanitation officials are anticipating servicing all Thursday residential garbage households by the end of the day Thursday.
Communities and neighborhoods which may be impacted by a delay in service include: Broadmoor, Northside, Braswell Homes, Old Jonesboro, Smith Highland, Hopewell, Raimund, Parkside, Southwood Parc, Willowbrook, Woodhill Cove, Cobb Garden, and Dewanna Lane.
If you have any further concerns about garbage collection, please feel free to contact the city of Bessemer’s Public Improvements Department at 205-424-4084