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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 $100,000 which is roughly $43/per square foot. More Bessemer information.

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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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Wire

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.

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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.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Alabama Live

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.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Alabama Live

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.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Alabama Live

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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Daily Mail

Police investigate as human trafficking the case of a 13-year-old...

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Alabama Live

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.

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Alabama Live

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.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Alabama Live

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.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

WERC-AM Birmingham

New Option for Car Tag Renewals

There will be a new option for renewing car tags. Starting Monday, Jefferson County drivers can go to the Hoover Met.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Alabama Live

UAB engineering profs, Bessemer superintendent, to talk about STEM in forum for students...

BESSEMER, Alabama - Elementary and high school students and their parents who wish to learn more about the importance of the much-hyped STEM disciplines - science, technology, engineering and math - can attend the STEM Awareness Forum to be held in Bessemer tonight.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Alabama Live

Long-Lewis Auto Group to open state-of-the-art facility in Prattville

Prattville car dealership Gilmore Ford will become part of the Long Lewis Auto Group starting in August, according to a release from the dealership.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Sevierville man added to TBI's wanted list

The TBI said Tuesday that 31-year-old Nathan McCollum is wanted on charges including violation of probation for attempted aggravated kidnapping, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, violation of an order of protection and several counts of theft.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Alabama Live

Bessemer mayoral candidate E. Andres Petties to host fundraiser today

Petties will host the event at El Gringo Restaurant, located at 100 Frankfurt Circle in Birmingham, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., according to a news release on Monday from the campaign.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Alabama Live

Dreamcakes searching for missing cupcake truck

HOMEWOOD, Alabama - Dreamcakes Bakery in Homewood is on the lookout for its truck and asking for the public's help in locating the missing cupcake vehicle.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Alabama Live

Man found shot to death in Brighton home

A 38-year-old man was found shot to death Tuesday night in a Brighton home he was trying to sell.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Alabama Live

More than 83,000 Alabamians could lose insurance under appeals court Obamacare ruling

Phillip Strniste, left, and wife Gwen Snyder show off the insurance cards they received after enrolling through the health care exchange set up under the Affordable Care Act.

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