The top story on the homepage of The News-Press in Fort Myers is an advance -- an advance! -- for a chamber of commerce event tonight where Publisher Mei-Mei Chan will receive one of the group's annual Apex Awards for women.
With 342 employees, the paper is ranked 35th on a list of Lee County's 100 major employers.
The Florida paper's weekday circulation is 66,385, and Sunday is 91,150, according to the March 31 AAM report. (Circulation database lookup.)
Fort Myers is one of four papers to be redesigned early next month under the Butterfly Project test to include a new daily USA Today section of world and national news. The other dailies are in Appleton, Wisc., Indianapolis, and Rochester, N.Y.