Bessemer City, NC
Our Community Vision
Bessemer City is a place that celebrates its family-oriented, small town character especially through its heart, a thriving central business district. We seek to be a safe, well-maintained community, where public utilities are dependable and available to support new growth.
We support a strong educational system and welcome a broad range of businesses and industries as fundamental to building a great community and in providing opportunities to our citizens.
2013 Annual Christmas Parade
The Bessemer City Recreation Department is preparing for the annual Christmas Parade and we want you to participate. To the left under "Downloadable Documents" you will find an application and a copy of the rules/regulations for participation.
Consider this your personal invitation to take part in one of Gaston County’s finest Christmas Parades on Friday, December 6th at 4:30 p.m.
The Recreation Department has reserved Five Professional Floats from Richie Float Co. and we are offering them on a first come basis. If you would like more information on this, contact Jo D Franklin at 704-629-5111 or by email to email@example.com.
Unlike other area Christmas Parades, we charge No Fees to participate. The only requirement is that you fill out the attached registration form and return it back to the recreation department by mail or fax @ 704-629-6073. We will also be glad to sign you up over the phone, call us at 704-629-5111.
Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you.
Jo D Franklin,
Parks and Recreation Director
Strategic Vision Plan
The Strategic Vision Plan documents Bessemer City's core community values and vision for the City's future. The values and vision are based on the strategic visioning process and inventory of community assets and challenges that were conducted by the city in 2008. The plan also outlines Bessemer City's goals for achieving its vision. The Strategic Vision Plan is the first part of a six-part community planning process being undertaken by Bessemer City.
Gaston County Health Report
Click here to view the Gaston County 2012 Community Health Assessment Report (CHA). Prepared by the Gaston County Health Department in collaboration with CaroMont Health, Gaston Together, and the United Way of Gaston County, the report provides a snapshot of health data in Gaston county. The report also focuses on county health rankings, environmental health, and community health priorities.