Tensions run high Monday evening at Bessemer City Council meeting
By IAN MINIELLY
BESSEMER - Something was amiss from the get go. The council chamber was almost full fifteen minutes before the meeting was scheduled to start. By the time the meeting started every chair was full and people were taking seats and standing in the hallway outside council chambers. Most city council meetings draw about six people. Monday nights city council meeting in Bessemer had no less than 30 people and likely more.
To the Daily Globe, seated in the front row and witnessing people flow in, the air was electric and it felt like a lynching was abou...