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Florida DOC launches new ALERT notification service

Tallahassee –The Florida Department of Corrections is launching a new automated system to alert residents living near a state correctional facility in the event of an emergency. The new ALERT Notification Service will keep residents informed of prison escapes, and can also be used in other emergency situations, such as when an Amber or Silver […]

Technology “Geeks” to Convene in Florida Panhandle Town; Local public agencies to get glimpse of new Broadband Network

from Opportunity Florida BLOUNTSTOWN - Two centuries ago, this early town on the western bank of the Apalachicola River was a center for trade. Local Native Americans bartered goods to English and American trading companies and those goods flowed north to Columbus, Georgia and south to the Gulf of Mexico, for distribution throughout North America […]

Social Security field offices to begin closing to the public a half hour early

Effective August 15, 2011, Social Security field offices nationwide will close to the public 30 minutes early each day. For example, a field office that is usually open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. will close daily at 3:30 p.m. “While agency employees will continue to work their regular […]