City Council Members - Blake Edwards

District 5 (Click Here for City of Florence District Map)

Email: Blake Edwards

District 5 Telephone (256) 760-6405

Blake Edwards was elected to the Florence City Council in 2012.

Blake was born and raised in Florence, AL.  He graduated from Bradshaw High School in 1972 and from the University of North Alabama in 1976 with a degree in Accounting.  Blake is the Owner and Administrator of Hospice of Tennessee Valley, located in downtown Florence.  He has been actively involved in the community as a former president and current member of the Florence Civitan Club.  He also is a member of the board for Northwest Alabama Cerebral Palsy Center.  Blake come from a civic-minded family.  His father, the late Graham Edwards, served as Florence City Administrator for a number of years.

Blake and his wife, Vickey (a retired Florence City School Teacher), have three children, Jeff and wife Jennifer, Laura, and Will.   They also have three granddaughters, Payton, Hannah and Madeline.  Blake is an active member of Parkway Methodist Church, where he also serves as Music Minister.