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Sunday Discussion: Inside The Fight To Unionize An Amazon Facility In Alabama

Welcome to Sunday Discussion. Each week, this post will feature a serious topic that needs to be featured and talked about. You can “discuss” it on your own social media networks as […]

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Ride The Rampage For Eight Hours Straight In The Alabama Organ Center Coasterthon

At Alabama Splash Adventure in Bessemer, the Rampage roller coaster is a top wooden roller coaster beloved by many.  If you enjoy riding the Rampage, could you do it for eight hours […]

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It’s Prime Time In Alabama As Amazon Announces Massive ‘Top-Of-The-Line’ Fulfillment Center

UPDATE: This post is written by Michael Tomberlin from Alabama NewsCenter.  Learn more at: http://alabamanewscenter.com Amazon’s new $325 million, 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center with its 1,500 jobs is not just the largest project in Bessemer’s history, but the […]

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Watch The Movie Featuring The Gip’s Place 2013 Attempted Shutdown

A few years ago, a popular juke joint called Gip’s Place in Bessemer, Alabama was shutdown by the Bessemer Police.  Gip’s Place is an world famous local blues joint that has operated since 1952.  Gip […]

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Splash Adventure Has A New Owner, Why This Is A Great Move

Alabama’s biggest water park, and former amusement park, has had a very troubled past.  The park started as Visionland back in 1998.  It was the brainchild of mayor Larry Langford, who now sits […]

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Music Thursdays: Gip’s Place Is Still Playing The Blues

Everyone should know about Gip’s Place!  Gip’s Place is a world-famous local blues joint that has operated since 1952.  Gip Gipson runs backyard blues parties every Saturday night in his backyard.  It’s one of […]

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The Gip’s Place Shut Down Controversy

Last Saturday night, Gip’s Place in Bessemer was shut down by police.  Gip’s Place is an world famous local blues joint that has operated since 1952.  Gip Gipson runs backyard blues parties every […]

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The End of the Rampage

http://blog.al.com/businessnews/2012/04/new_splash_adventure_to_expand.html#incart_mce It’s the end of an era at the former Alabama Adventure park.  The Rampage roller coaster is destined to be torn down and sold off.  A news conference was held today and it was […]

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