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.
"A place for everything, and everything in its place."
Happy First Night Of The NFL Draft.
My most lasting lesson from one semester as a student at the University of South Carolina and two at the College of Charleston:
'What we've got here is failure to communicate."
Guilt by association?
'If it doesn't fit, you must acquit."
Religion ... politics ... sports.
From 1964-75, "The Vietnam Experience" sounded extremely uninviting.