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.
High-stakes holiday-season questions:
What's so funny?
What have Arkansas, Georgia, Hawaii, North Carolina, Vermont and 14 other states had that South Carolina hasn't since 1837?
Moods will swing sharply in our state this afternoon.
"Jive Turkey: a. one who speaks as though they know what they're talking about ... though they do not. b. a [b.s.er]."
Infrastructure decay that imperils not just timely arrivals and economic output but human lives. ... Insufficient funds to repair...
"Love and marriage, love and marriage,
Molly Spearman's new gig pays $92,007 a year.