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Bessemer to place new welcome signs


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BESSEMER — The city of Bessemer Downtown Development Authority approved funds for new city welcome signs and for various business programs at its Thursday meeting.

The authority approved $15,000 for two new welcome signs that are expected to be ready to install by Oct. 1. Authority members Adam Zak, Jim Durkee, Kara Bjorkquist and Bridget O’Sullivan were not present.

Local artist Doug Kikkebush was commissioned to create the two wood and metal signs, said Dustin Filippini, authority member. The signs will be placed at the east and west ends of Bes...

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