Frank Wooten Assistant Editor


About Frank

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.

Recent Articles

From Black Friday to Bright Saturday

Super Bowl Sunday sounds like fun.

Keep on thanking — and thinking

“Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And...

The bigger they are, the harder they fall

Too many of us invest too much emotional capital in college football.

Show ISIS that South Carolina’s not terrorized

Expect more security hassles at sports and entertainment events.

Warning: Mayors here have staying power

Charleston’s longtime mayor decided to seek higher elective office.

‘Coup’ intrigue comes to Summerville

Mohammad Mossadegh ... Jacobo Arbenz ... Ngo Dinh Diem ... King Idris I ... Salvador Allende ... Wiley Johnson ...

Time sacks not just ‘Old Ball Coach’

You know you’re old if you saw Steve Spurrier play college football.

Lighten up and pass the picante sauce

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.”

Why not name that flood Aquageddon?

Hugo ... Katrina ... Sandy ... Gracie ... Andrew ... Joaquin ...

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