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Bessemer meets with trash company


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BESSEMER — Officials from Republic Services were on hand Monday, Dec. 20, at the Bessemer City Council meeting to discuss issues the city has been having with the waste disposal company.

City manager Charly Loper complimented Republic on the communication between its company representatives and the city, but said that the city had to do too much communicating with the residents on the garbage company’s behalf.

Loper said there have been times with whole neighborhoods were being missed by garbage collectors.

“The other day (Republic) had a person have...