Project “Pool Pass”

The Bessemer City Police Department is now offering youth 16 and under a unique opportunity to earn a FREE fun day in the sun with project “Pool Pass”! This new project is funded by the United States Department of Justice COPS grant and is exclusive to local Bessemer City youth. Project “Pool Pass” is a program designed to encourage our youth to get involved through … » Read More »

2017 Spring Art Work Needed

The City of Bessemer City is currently seeking spring artwork, including photography, from local artists in the Bessemer City area and Gaston County to be used for public display in the City’s newly renovated Centennial Park in downtown Bessemer City.  The parks size is approximately 78FT X 110 FT.  The new park includes the following features:          Seating area          New lighting          Artificial turf … » Read More »

Winter Weather Information

With approaching winter weather, the City of Bessemer City is taking precautions to prepare for inclement and hazardous conditions.  The National Weather Service is expecting winter weather on Friday, January 6th and Saturday, January 7th.  Click Here to get the latest information about Bessemer City weather. Bessemer City’s top priority is safety during an inclement weather event.  Weather information from the National Weather Service can be … » Read More »

Keep Bessemer City Beautiful (City Wide Clean Up) City Wide Clean Up – Thursday, October 6, 2016 – Sponsored by the City of Bessemer City and Keep Bessemer City Beautiful, a city-wide clean-up project will take place Thursday, October 6th.   Join local residents, businesses and students in cleaning up litter in Bessemer City. We urge neighborhoods, civic groups, schools, churches, families to gather and help us send a message that we … » Read More »

Back to School Movie in the Park

Bessemer City Recreation Department Presents “The Angry Birds Movie” Saturday, August 20th in the Downtown Park on West Virginia Avenue at 7:30 PM. Admission is one (1) School Supply. Central Drug will be open for this event and the City will have popcorn & bottled water available. Music and fun will start around 7:30 PM. Movie will start at dusk. All proceeds will go to … » Read More »

Bessemer City Important Phone Update

Bessemer City Hall phones will be temporarily unavailable Friday, July 29th, 2016 starting at 3:00PM.  We apologize for the inconvenience and expect phones will be fully operable by 8:00AM Monday, August 1st, 2016. During this time we ask that all calls to the Bessemer City Police Department be placed at (704) 214-8871 and all Bessemer City City Hall inquiries be placed via e-mail.   … » Read More »

Memorial Day 2016 Trash and Recycling Changes

Due to the Memorial day holiday on Monday, May 30, trash and recycling pick up services will be delayed one day. The following schedule will apply: Monday’s  route will be picked up on Tuesday Tuesday’s route will be picked up on Wednesday Thursday’s route will be picked to on Friday Services will return to normal schedule on Monday, June 6th. Have a question? Call (704) … » Read More »

May 2016 Work Session Meeting Agenda

BESSEMER CITY COUNCIL AGENDA WORK SESSION- CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS TUESDAY, MAY 31ST, 2016 3:30PM 1. Call to Order 2. Department Head Reports a. Community Building Rental Policy Review (pg. 2-6) b. NC Main Street Agreement Review (pg. 7-16) 3. Street Closures a. 200 Block North 12th Street- June 11, 2016 4-10pm (pg. 17-19) b. 100 Block of West Pennsylvania Avenue- June 3, 2016 4-11pm c. … » Read More »

2016 Down Home Festival Pictures

The 28th Annual Down Home Festival was the most successful festival the City has had!  On Friday, May 13th and Saturday, May 14th, thousands of people came to downtown Bessemer City for the event.  Rides, vendors, food, entertainment and much more were at this year’s festival!  We look forward to next year’s festival! View Festival Photos by clicking here! View Festival Videos by clicking here!  … » Read More »