Online water payment option now available!

City of Florence Public Works: (601)856-3542

• Go to From the GovPayNet home page, click on the yellow button – Make a Payment
• Enter the pay location code (PLC) 8125 and click “continue”.
• Verify that you have entered the correct PLC. Top box should say:

City of Florence Water/Sewer Payments
203 College St, Florence, MS 39073

It will be the customer’s responsibility to contact GovPayNet if you enter the incorrect PLC and your payment is sent to another agency.

• Enter the first name, last name and account number as it appears on your City of Florence Billing Statement to ensure proper credit to your account. Continue.
• Enter amount to be paid. Verify information is correct. Contine.
• This screen will show the service fee that will be assessed by the processing company. Enter your payment information as it appears on your credit/debit card. Be sure to check the box at the bottom: “I have read and agree to the Terms of Service”.
• Process payment.

Your payment will be posted to your water account the next business day.

Cheerleaders and Dance Team win again!

Congratulations to the Florence Varsity Cheerleaders. The team won first place in the Large Varsity Co-Ed Division at the Southern Spirit Challenge at Brandon High School on November 5th.


Congratulations to the Florence Eaglette Dance Team. The team competed at the Dance Teachers United Competition at the Vicksburg Convention Center on November 5th. They earned a Platinum 1st place trophy for their Hip Hop routine. They earned Diamond Awards for perfect scores in Kick and Pom. They also won 1st place overall large group for Kick and 2nd place overall large group for Pom. Morgan Keys, Alex Harris, Gracie Norris, Kaley Grace Goodin, Kinley Reeves, and Layla Green earned Platinum Trophies for their solo routines. Keys and Green earned overall placements for top scores.


FHS Seniors sign college letters

Congratulations to two Florence High School Seniors who signed Letters of Intent to play college ball. Hanna Mitchell signed to play with Hinds Community College. Hanna is a 5 year starter in CF for the Lady Eagles. In the picture with Hanna are her mom and dad, Dewayne and Tanya Mitchell.​


Tori Pettit signed to play with Co-Lin Community College. She is pictured with her mom and dad Timmy and Shelley Pettit, her sister Taylor, and her nephew Rylan.


Left to right: Head Coach Vince Granberry, Principal Tony Martin, Asst Coach Aaron Freeman
Seated: Tori Pettit and Hanna Mitchell


Congratulations to Our Florence Fest Pageant Winners!


Seated: Baby Miss Florence Emerie Ainsworth
Second Row: Tiny Miss Florence Joslyn West and
Tiny Mr. Florence Mason Millis
Back Row (from left to right): Little Miss Florence Maylee Gilmer, Teen Miss Florence Anna Mosley, Miss Florence Taylor Young,
and Junior Miss Florence Kayleigh Madisyn Wall

Florence Eaglettes Win Big!


The FHS Eaglettes competed at the Deep South Spirit Competition at the Fair on October 16. The team scored 1st place in Pom, 1st place in Hip Hop, and 1st place in Kick. Several Dancers also competed in the solo division. Kinley Reeves was awarded the 1st place medal. Gracie Norris earned a 2nd place medal and Alex Harris won a 3rd place medal.

Florence wins 1st Place!


Congratulations to the Florence Varsity Coed Cheerleaders on winning 1st place at the Deep South Spirit competition at the Fair on October 16.

Fall Fashion Show


On October 1st OhhMy! Gifts & Things, LLC sponsored a Fall Fashion Show at 101 East Main Street to support Breast Cancer Research. All proceeds from the Silent Auction were donated to Susan G Komen Foundation. Door prizes were given from Berry’s Seafood, Cindy’s Nails, OhhMy! and Guitar Nails, and the night ended with a pink ribbon balloon release

Florence Backs The Blue!


Florence Middle School students showed their support of Florence Police Department by making Survival Kits for our Law Enforcement Officers. Angela Errington, counselor at FMS, organized the project. Pictured are Chief Richard Thomas and Investigator Jeffrey Grace along with some of our awesome Florence Middle School students:

Sydney Dodd
Abigail Taylor
Addison Errington
Jade Gould
Constance Shramek
Kaitlin Black
Sara Scarborough
Taylor McBay
Ivy Laws
Ross Mitias
Anessa Hicks
LaNija Cooper
Hannah Grace Reed
Taylor Clark
Jade Pote
Cheyenne Humphrey
Jayden Shoemaker
Taylor Hasie
Katie Tucker
Dalayna Bledsoe
Hannah Thornton
Gage Lepard
Miranda Mixon
Brittani Dennis
Brianna McCoy

FOUND – Class ring

We found a class ring on field 4 at Hemphill Park. Silver with a blue stone, says BRADLEY 16 on one side, and “Betty Mae Jack – Middle” around the center stone. Please contact City Hall if this is your ring.