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Central Lincoln Seeks Extra Security Fencing; Sunday’s Wreck Update From Oregon State Police; Food Share Benefit From Empty Bowls Event

Central Lincoln Seeks Extra Security Fencing The Florence Planning Commission will hear a request by Central Lincoln PUD to expand a “pre-existing, non-conforming use” of chain link fencing around a portion of the parking and storage areas of their office at Tenth Street and Highway 101.  The publicly owned utility […]


Rivalry Game This evening is the much anticipated Rivalry game against the Oregon Duck and the Oregon State Beavers.  Tickets for the game have been at a high premium with some seats selling in excess of $2,000.  A quick view of available tickets on StubHub show only a few standing […]

Florence Champion Passes; Additional Emergency Heat Funding Available; Anderson to Host Town Hall

Florence Champion Passes The Florence community has learned of the passing of longtime resident and influencer Tom Grove.  Grove was instrumental in bringing to life many of the things taken for granted in Florence like the Florence Events Center and the current state of PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center as […]

Bears Beat Beavers; Final Rivalry Game

Bears Beat Beavers The Oregon State Beavers fall to 3-2 on the season after losing to the Baylor Bears last night in Brooklyn. Baylor controlled the ball at both ends of the court last night jumping out to an early lead and never gave the Beavers a chance to tie […]

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City Reports Telephone Issue; OCHS Christmas Store; Chanukah Celebration; Green Friday

City Reports Telephone Issue Telephone issues interrupted communications for the city of Florence briefly yesterday. For about an hour and a half Wednesday morning the city’s phone system went off line for undetermined reasons.  Asst city manager Megan Messmer relayed the information to the public via radio and the city’s […]