2020 Bessemer Blast canceled
May 30, 2020
By CHARITY SMITH
BESSEMER — The Bessemer Fourth of July Committee announced “with heavy hearts” the cancellation of the Bessemer Blast 2020 on Thursday, “due to the many uncertainties in the weeks ahead resulting from COVID-19.”
“It was a tough decision, but with everything that is going on, we almost really didn’t have a choice in the matter,” said Linda Nelson, committee chair. “It was the only decision, and I guess the best decision we could make.”
The committee’s unanimous decision came two days after the Bessemer Area School District den...