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.
How the mighty have fallen - and keep falling.
Charleston is a big-time player in tourism, fine dining and epic history.
U.S. cigarette packs have had warning labels for half a century.
Calendar placement makes Jan. 1 a big deal.
We're still No. 1.
Would restricting auto traffic enhance mobility?
The joy of giving is its own reward - and not just on this special day.