Warming shelter set up in Florence

A warming shelter has been set up at Whosoever Community Church at 356 West NB Baroody in Florence,according to officials with the City of Florence.

The doors open at 5 p.m. Tuesday and will close Wednesday morning at 9:00.

Church leaders say they wanted to do something for those with little or no heat. They want to do something to take care of the people in the community.

The City of Florence isn't sponsoring the warming shelter but wanted to let those in need know that it's available.

City leaders were criticized during the last cold spell for not opening a warming center.