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Bessemer to purchase new dump truck


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BESSEMER — The city of Bessemer is purchasing a new dump truck. The city council approved the purchase for $128,000 during its meeting on Monday after some discussion on the two possible trucks, opting for the one that cost $4,000 more.

According to City Manager Charly Loper, the city’s department of public works lead-man Neal Nelson said that both trucks would meet the city’s needs. She said that Nelson said the more expensive truck would be able to be used for plowing, but would be a little long for regular plowing.

“Since I have a history of drivin...