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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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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.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Alabama Live

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.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Alabama Live

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.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Alabama Live

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.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Alabama Live

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...

'Our family didn't ask for this': Relatives of unarmed black teen shot dead by police condemn St Louis riot claiming violence is 'not what Mike would want' Married Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones insists photos showing him with strippers five years ago were 'misrepresented' as he breaks his silence 'We have the parts so we use them': Transgender ... (more)

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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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