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.
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?
More than 20,000 South Carolinians have moved from welfare into jobs since Nikki Haley became governor.
'Swimming with Sharks" is a 1994 film about a young movie executive who kidnaps his abusive boss.