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Bessemer, Alabama is located in Jefferson County. Zip codes in Bessemer, AL include 35021, 35023, and 35022. The median home price in Bessemer is $99,900 which is roughly $42/per square foot. More Bessemer information.

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Hoover to hold Household Hazardous Waste Day at Hoover Met this Saturday

An employee for the city of Hoover adds paint cans to a large bin during the city of Hoover's Household Hazardous Waste Day at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover, Ala., in this 2007 file photo.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Head-on collision in Bessemer sends 7 to hospital

Four of Montgomery's public high schools have made the list among America's best high schools in the nation, according to a report released by U.S. News and World Report.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Trussville Tribune

Northern Beltline groundbreaking: - Very important' to governor

U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus pulled out an old photo he said he discovered while cleaning out his desk, a photo from 40 years ago.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Authorities identify man who hanged himself in jail after bizarre attack on Bessemer couple

Authorities on Friday identified a 26-year-old man who police say stabbed another man and kidnapped a woman Wednesday night before he hanged himself in the Bessemer City Jail.

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Alabama Live

'Family can finally have peace,' prosecutor says after Bessemer man's conviction in 2009...

A jury deliberated less than 45 minutes before reaching a verdict that Demitrius Alexander, 30, of Bessemer, is guilty of murder in the death of Bernicia Murray.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Oak Grove man says killing parents 'came into my mind' during drug withdrawal; relatives...

BESSEMER, Alabama - Former Oak Grove High School student Drew Thacker testified today that he was sitting on his couch the afternoon of Nov. 8, 2011 recovering from heroin withdrawals when the thought of killing his parents "just came into my mind."

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Alabama Live

Birmingham commercial real estate titans dispense wisdom at Vulcan Park

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Some of the biggest names in Birmingham commercial real estate offered advice to others in their industry at Vulcan Park Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Alabama Live

Bessemer wants 'permanent solution' to Valley Creek flooding, to seek county, state, federal help

Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley and City Councilman Jesse Matthews . The City Council voted Tuesday to authorize Gulley to seek help from the county, state and federal governments to stop the periodic flooding of Valley Creek.

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Guns and Ammo

Steyr Arms Unveils New U.S. Headquarters in Alabama

What better way to commemorate your 150th birthday than to celebrate with friends, family and neighbors in a brand new home? Steyr Arms did just that on April 4, 2014, unveiling a new 33,000 square-foot manufacturing headquarters in Bessemer, Alabama.

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Alabama Live

A "crash" adventure at Splash Adventure: New owners make dramatic point to end parking fees at waterpark

The new owners of Splash Adventure water and amusement park in Bessemer dramatically made the point that parking is now free by dropping a pay booth 50 feet to a thundering crash.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Former Vestavia Hills High School students testify about finding nude body of slain woman...

But not until the next morning did any of the teens call police to report it, the young men testified.

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Alabama Live

How business friendly is your community? Counting down a new ranking of Alabama cities

That's because the top spots aren't dominated by the state's major population centers, the communities that often make headlines for landing the big corporate projects.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Alabama Live

Bessemer police seek 3 suspects, vehicles involved in unrelated thefts

In one incident, police are looking for two men and a dark SUV, believed to be a jeep, in connection with theft and burglary at a Bessemer home.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Alabama Live

Lipscomb woman arrested in robbery of Bessemer credit union

Wanda Faye Glasco, 53, is charged with robbery and theft of property after the Marvel City Credit Union at 316 North 17th Street was robbed around 2:17 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from Bessemer police Lt.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Alabama Live

City of Bessemer to celebrate Arbor Week with tree seedling giveaway at City Hall Auditorium April 17

BESSEMER, Alabama -- The City of Bessemer will celebrate Arbor Week with a tree seedling giveaway at City Hall Auditorium on April 17. The giveaway will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until all the seedlings are gone, according to a news release today from city spokesperson Toraine Norris.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Meet McDonald's Biscuit Bake-Off champ Arleen McCain, who has special plans for her big prize

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Arleen McCain wiped away the tears after the guy in the Ronald McDonald costume presented her with a super-sized $1,000 check.

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Alabama Live

Bessemer officials to break ground for new rec facility, begin Davis School demolition, on April 15

BESSEMER, Alabama -- Bessemer officials will take another step toward the construction of the city's long-awaited recreational and wellness facility when they hold a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the old James A. Davis Middle School in Roosevelt Park on Tuesday, April 15, at 1 p.m. Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley and the members of the ... (more)

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Alabama Live

Lipscomb Mayor Lance McDade and wife arrested during fight over marital assets

Jefferson County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the home in the 5600 block of Fifth Street North just after at 11:30 a.m. Authorities received a 911 call from the home saying there was a domestic disturbance in progress, said Chief Deputy Randy Christian.

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Alabama Live

High-end gun maker Steyr Arms completes move to Bessemer facility

Steyr Arms opened its new showroom and distribution center Friday, marking the high-end gun maker's expansion into Bessemer.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Alabama Live

More charged in plan to smuggle drugs in Bibles for Shelby County jail inmates

Jacob Kenneth Mykicz, 26, of Birmingham, Charles Robert Caldwell, 34, of Chelsea, and Quaran Elijah Wilson, 20, of Bessemer , and Larry Bryan Morris, 38, of Wilsonville, Altonius Donnel Mason, 20, of Birmingham, and Larry Keith Morris, 56, of Shelby have been charged in a conspiracy to put the prescription drug Suboxone into Bibles intended for ... (more)

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