Post Office

Meet the Man Who Owns Florida’s Oldest Working Post Office

His name is Fredrick Wood III. But to the 150 or so people who live in the small community of Evinston, Florida, he's simply Fred. Everyone here knows Fred because he's the caretaker of the Wood & Swink Post Office and Community Store. It's the ...

There’s Lots To Do On Florida’s Tamiami Trail

Covering 275 miles between two major metropolitan areas in Florida, Tamiami Trail is the southernmost portion of U.S. Highway 41. The roadway connects downtown Miami and Tampa, tying together the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. In the years following its 1...

PHOTO STORY: Wood & Swink

For 78-year-old Fred Wood II, everything about the Wood & Swink Community Store and Post Office is in his blood. His father served as postmaster over four decades until retiring in 1979. Wood's wife Wilma Sue held the same post for 31 years unt...