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Bessemer loses city manager and clerk-treasurer


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council is now facing the vacancy of its two highest positions in the city, thanks to the recent resignation of Jennifer Adams.

Upon returning from vacation on Monday, Adams decided to leave her roles as city manager and as interim clerk-treasurer after council members refused last week to honor her demands.

Specifically, in an Aug. 16 notice, Adams informed the council that she wished to leave her role as city manager while retaining the role of clerk/treasurer — but only if she could receive a salary of $65,000 and the same...