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Bessemer DDA gives OK to banners


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer Downtown Development Authority decided Wednesday to allow the Bessemer Area School District to hang senior banners on light poles around the city again this year if the district chooses.

“Last year, just the community feedback, it was fantastic,” said DDA member Kady Meinke. “It was good seeing the kids pictures up there. It really brought a sense of community to our high-schoolers.”

Fellow DDA member Cheryl Leskoviansky agreed, saying that she thought it was a good idea.

City Manager Charly Loper pointed out that the school ha...