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Bessemer to reopen city hall, library in phases

BESSEMER — The city of Bessemer announced plans Friday to slowly reopen city hall and the library to the public in five phases.

“We are entering into a new normal and we want to give people time to prepare and adjust,” said City Manager Charly Loper in an email.

The first phase is already under way and second phase for both the city hall and the library is identical to the current situation.

Everything remains closed to the public, with strict social distancing practices in place.

Loper said they are in Phase 1 and 2, calling them "identical because we want to make it apparent that we may stay...

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