Plumbing Fatality 8-30-14
One man was killed when a wall of earth collapsed on him at a home at Mayfield Ave. and 24th Street SW.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
UAB's Medical West to break ground today on Alabama's first free-standing ER in Hoover
Medical West, an affiliate of the UAB Health System, plans to break ground this morning on the state's first free-standing emergency department in Hoover.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Bessemer mayoral candidate Anthony Underwood says crime, schools, jobs among key concerns
Businessman Anthony Underwood -- one of two challengers to Mayor Kenneth Gulley in the municipal election to be held in Bessemer Tuesday -- said that reducing crime, improving schools, creating jobs and stimulating economic development are the most critical concerns for the Marvel City.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Volunteers pull tires, trash, debris from Valley Creek in Midfield, Bessemer
Picking up trash in a creek on a hot summer day probably isn't how most college students spend their Saturdays, but that's exactly what new UAB student Gentry Patterson chose to do this morning.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Bessemer man serving time for 1997 drive-by shooting death will now get chance at parole
Malcolm D. Stevens, who has been serving a life without the possibility of parole sentence for his conviction in the 1997 drive-by shooting death of a 22-year-old Bessemer man, now will have a shot at parole under a deal with prosecutors.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Schneider Adds 100 Driver Jobs in Greater Birmingham Area
Many of the positions are within the company's Dedicated division, with additional opportunities available across other divisions in Schneider's fleet.
The Trussville Tribune
Northern Beltline progress in Pinson: Landscape - changes every day'
The area just off Alabama Highway 75 in the Pinson area by Palmerdale United Methodist Church is vast, the walls of red-orange dirt built high.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Caught inside vacant home, Bessemer pair admit burglary to Jefferson County deputies
Around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a vacant home in the 4800 block of South Shades Crest Road.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Bessemer mayoral candidate Andre Petties hopes to spur job growth, empower communities with business experience
Bessemer mayoral candidate Andre Petties hopes to set himself apart from the pack by promoting private and public partnerships, creating a network of neighborhood associations and introducing neighborhood circulator buses.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Bessemer woman stole $6,000 from Gardendale bank, police say
Authorities say a Bessemer woman stole nearly $6,000 from a Gardendale bank by depositing checks, and then quickly withdrawing cash, from a closed account.
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Fri Aug 08, 2014
Girl, 13, abducted, raped, sodomized for 3 days by at least 5 men
BESSEMER, Alabama- A 13-year-old girl was abducted and then raped and sodomized over three days by at least five men - three adults and two juveniles.
U.S. Marshals, Hoover police capture 2nd teen in Ross Bridge break-ins
A second teen has been arrested and charged in two break-ins earlier this week that happened in Ross Bridge while the residents were asleep.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Robin Givens, Eunice Elliott, Bessemer Chamber to honor local heroes at awards gala Thursday night
BESSEMER, Alabama - The Bessemer Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Bessemer Business Awards Gala on Thursday night with actress Robin Givens as the keynote speaker and local TV and radio personality Eunice Elliott as emcee.