Frank Wooten, a Charleston native, is a graduate of St. Andrews High School, Trident Technical College (chemical engineering technology) and Clemson University (history major, German minor). His newspaper experience includes stints at The Post and Courier (1979-81, 82-84, 90-present), the now-defunct Baltimore News-American (1984-1985) and the now-defunct Dallas Times Herald (1986-90). He has worked at newspapers as a photographer, sportswriter, sports copy editor, sports layout man, sports editor and TV/Radio columnist. He became associate editor of The Post and Courier in 1998 and assistant editor in 2009. He writes editorials, as well as columns that appear on page A2 Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
"He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes."
Lead headline in The Post and Courier 13 years ago today:
"Our children are our future."
Running for office means being ...
All is not lost.
Our state has some shameful statistics.
Michael Brown, 18, was unarmed when a police officer fatally shot him on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo.
"Stop butchering bunnies"
Why do battered women keep living with battering men?