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

Riley’s reign spans ch-ch-ch-ch changes

Charleston has a new mayor for the first time in 40 years and four weeks.

Drop way back for football perspective

Jimmy “Red” Parker recruited an impressive array of football talent to Clemson.

Lock and load to test your gun-issue range

Giving crazy people easy access to guns is crazy.

S.C. in store for more comic relief from ‘The Donald’

Don’t fall for so-called expert predictions of what will happen in what’s left of this new year.

Resolve to not fret so much in 2016

So you didn’t fulfill all — or any? — of the New Year’s resolutions you made entering 2015.

Too hot to handle: Turn up the AC

“Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.”

How to avoid having a blue Christmas

Ebenezer Scrooge vents repeated “Bah Humbug!” wrath on Christmas.

Long wait between S.C. presidents persists

Students on Christmas break are safe from pop quizzes until next month, aka next year.

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