Carolina Journal Perspective

Local Government Commission casts doubt on Jones County school deal

About the author

Dan E. Way is a former wrestler, baseball and fast-pitch softball player, canoe enthusiast, and one-time sports editor. He has covered everything from pee-wee leagues to the professional ranks, preps, ACC and SEC teams included. His day job is the associate editor at Carolina Journal.

Dan Way is associate editor of The Carolina Journal. He edited at The Chapel Hill Herald from 2009-11, served as metro editor at the Durham Herald-Sun from 2005-08, and worked at various senior editing and management positions at newspapers in Montgomery, Ala., Columbus, Miss., Greenville, Miss., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Williamsport, Pa., and Renovo, Pa.

He was founding president of the Mississippi Center for Freedom of Information and former president of the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors.

He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies from Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, Pa.