In about a month, Leon County and Tallahassee officials will offer a free internet-based workshop to help residents be better prepared in a “workplace active shooter incident.” It’s timely, given the recent gun incidents around the nation and on area college campuses.

Some of the questions the series of online videos hope to answer include if an active shooter showed up at your workplace, do you have plan? Are there safe areas employees can get to?

Department of Financial Services Hosts Workshops For Seniors

Aug 3, 2012

Financial and insurance scams targeting seniors are on the rise. To combat the problem, Florida's Department of Financial Services is hosting free financial workshops for seniors throughout the month of August. According to a 2009 report by the Center for Retirement Research, the department says the scams could be especially devastating for the almost 50% of late baby boomers who are already at risk of losing their current standard of living.