One last tour of Coffee High School


Self-Guided tours of Coffee High School are scheduled for Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.



Southern Frigid-Dough – Florence, Alabama

Southern Frigid Dough

By Jeremy Britten for Shoals History.

Thomas McGough (1906-2001) purchased the Florence bakery from M.P. Curran in 1941 and 5 years later, phased out the baking side of the business when he incorporated the Southern Frigid-Dough company.



Video About Forks of Cypress History.

Take a video tour of the Forks of Cypress Plantation located in Florence, Alabama.


History of the Florence Fire Department


Florence Fire Department

By Jeremy Britten of Shoals History.


Florence Fire Department was founded on April 25, 1828 as a volunteer fire company made up of every male in Florence between the ages of 18 and 50. It decreed that each house must have its own ladder and its own leather […]

On this date in 1963

From Colbert County Tourism,

Fifty two years ago today, the weather forecast called for cold rain, possibly mixed with a little sleet, in north Alabama.