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.
Getting caught in Wednesday’s early-afternoon downtown downpour was bad enough.
In presidential debates, two’s company and seven’s a crowd.
The U.S. military’s primary responsibility is national defense.
What would Jasper do?
With apologies to Julius Caesar: Veni, vidi, vici, Volvo!
Joe Riley isn’t presuming to designate his successor.
“You might be a redneck if you’ve ever been too drunk to fish.”
Feliz Cinco de Mayo.
Watch and learn:
Riots don’t just break bones, businesses and hearts.