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Southwest Florida
Senior Writer, The News-Press

Once an ashtray-dumping, obituary-writing clerk. Now News-Press journalist: curator of characters, conflict and curiosities. WGCU essayist. And proud Alvanian.

Old C-43 | WGCU News

Old C-43 | WGCU News
news.wgcu.org — News-Press storyteller Amy Bennett Williams regularly highlights Southwest Florida's wondrous animal and plant life, some of her favorite lesser-known

Landmark 'God is love' neon sign house for sale

Landmark 'God is love' neon sign house for sale
news-press.com — When buyers with $120,000 in cash take possession of the vintage home at 1402 S. Grove Ave. in Fort Myers, they'll have to deal with mold, a leaky roof and a crumbling garage.

Miller's death calls Foundation's finances into question

Miller's death calls Foundation's finances into question
news-press.com — Trustees of a foundation headed by recently deceased T. Wainwright Miller have an important decision to make Tuesday: Do they keep running the nonprofit business to benefit insiders or do they return to the original intent of the founders and conform to the way other nonprofit foundations operate under IRS rules?

Calamondin | WGCU News

Calamondin | WGCU News
news.wgcu.org — This week's essay from News-Press storyteller Amy Bennett Williams extolls the tart and tasty qualities of her favorite fruit. It's perhaps a lesser known

Barren | WGCU News

Barren | WGCU News
news.wgcu.org — Any long-time reader or listener of News-Press storyteller Amy Bennett Williams knows that her rural Alva homestead contains a motley mix of animals

Raising Kids in Southwest Florida

Raising Kids in Southwest Florida
news.wgcu.org — Any long-time listener or reader of News-Press storyteller Amy Bennett Williams can tell you one thing for sure: she LOVES this place. Although she's not a

Surprise gift of 1917 newspaper shows the past’s present

Surprise gift of 1917 newspaper shows the past’s present
news-press.com — I told my Facebook friends it was reason No. 220 I love working at The News-Press, and I meant it. Ordinary Tuesday afternoon. Desk phone rings with a call to come to the lobby: "There's a gentleman here to see you," the receptionist tells me.

Our sweltering season deserves a celebration all its own

Our sweltering season deserves a celebration all its own
news-press.com — Recently, The News-Press staffers were asked to share some of our best warm-weather recipes with our Insiders. As I hunted up the written instructions for my favorite gazpacho (I've been making it so long, I do it purely by feel now), I was reminded of something I've long thought: We Floridians deserve our own summer holiday - kind of a reverse of the winter Christmas/Hanukkah/New Year season.

The Trouble with Mangoes ENCORE

The Trouble with Mangoes ENCORE
news.wgcu.org — The sweltering heat of sub-tropical summer has taken hold here in Southwest Florida. On the bright side though, it's the time of year when delicious

Plaintiffs in monkey farm suit won’t back down

Plaintiffs in monkey farm suit won’t back down
news-press.com — One of three plaintiffs suing Hendry County over a proposed monkey farm said the county tried earlier this month to get them to back down by offering to pay their attorneys' fees if they'd drop the case, but they declined.
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Apr 23, 2016

RT @JohnDavisWGCU: Check out @AmySWFL's essay this morning on old C-43 aka The beloved Caloosahatchee River #WGCU news.wgcu.org/post/old-c-43

Mar 26, 2016

RT @MattSSimmons: These @AmySWFL historical articles are superb By herself: Remembering Captiva artist Maybelle Stamper newspr.es/1RrWDtPMsH

Mar 25, 2016

RT @koreshanhistory: What was happening in the Unity 100 years ago this month. Also, Hedwig Michel's birthday. bit.ly/1UIewsS


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