Bessemer City Police Department- Seeking Information on Breaking & Entering to Multiple Motor Vehicles

Good Afternoon, The Bessemer City Police Department is seeking information on the following Breaking and Entering to Multiple Motor Vehicles. In the early morning hours Thursday May 17, 2018 unknown person(s) broke into several unlocked vehicles on Toncin, Apple, E. Iowa and Florida streets in the City of Bessemer City.  The suspects entered unlocked vehicles by opening car doors and taking items from inside the … » Read More »

Bessemer City Police Department Reminds You To “Lock It or Lose It”

The Bessemer City Police Department reminds you to “lock it or lose it”. Locking your vehicle and keeping valuables such as GPS and mobile devices, laptops, shopping bags, money and credit cards out of sight can go a long way in deterring criminal activities. Park in well-lit areas, always roll up your car windows, and never leave your car running unattended. It only takes a … » Read More »

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

We ask that you remember our heroes killed in the line of duty: Michael Patrick Jenkins, Police Officer (05/02/1972) & Lloyd M. Parton, Assistant Chief (06/19/1948), as we recognize National Police Week here in Bessemer City Sunday, May 13th- Saturday, May 19th, 2018. (View photos and Bessemer City National Police Week Proclamation below) (Pictured first-Michael Patrick Jenkins, second-Lloyd M. Parton) … » Read More »


Click here to download Advertisement for Bids (Public Works Facility) CITY OF BESSEMER CITY GASTON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA  PUBLIC WORKS FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS   Sealed Bids for the construction of the Public Works Facility Improvements will be received by the City of Bessemer City at the office of the Bessemer City Manager 132 West Virginia Avenue, Bessemer City, North Carolina 28016 until 2:00 … » Read More »

Press Release- City Hall Customer Service/Finance Division Relocation Notice

Please see the attached Press Release from Bessemer City Hall. Memorandum To:                  All Media Outlets From:             James A. Inman, ICMA-CM, MPA, City Manager Date:               3/13/2018 Subject:          City Hall Customer Service/Finance Division Relocation Notice On Friday, March 2, 2018, following an air quality test, the City of Bessemer City was advised that City Hall’s HVAC system, along with some ceiling tiles and … » Read More »

N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program Launches New Enforcement Blitz Against Speeding

Raleigh, NC – The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) is launching its annual speed enforcement blitz from March 24 – April 3 under the tagline: “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine.” The intensified enforcement effort against speeding drivers underscores the severity of the problem across our state’s roads. Officers will step up enforcement of posted speed limits throughout North Carolina and stop and ticket anyone caught … » Read More »

2018 Annual Cemetery Clean Up

City crews will remove all arrangements from both Bessemer City Municipal Cemeteries during the clean-up week Monday, February 19- Friday, February 23. If you have lots in the city cemeteries and they need to be filled, or other maintenance taken care of, please call Adora at the Senior Center at 704-729-6465 and a work order will be done for any maintenance the city performs. Just … » Read More »

Bessemer City Downtown Development- Public Information Meeting

Thursday, November 16th,  2017 @ 6:30PM MEETING POWERPOINT- CLICK HERE 132 West Virginia Avenue– City Hall Members of the public, business owners, and volunteers are welcomed to join us for a public information meeting regarding downtown development efforts in Bessemer City. The 4-Point Assessment Program survey and process for downtown businesses will be the primary topic as well as other programs and services offered for downtown … » Read More »