Welcome to Gene Owens’s writings

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Gene Owens is a popular writer whose columns are self-syndicated in states from Oklahoma to the Carolinas.

He is now retired after a career as editor of the Virginia Beach Beacon, senior associate editor of The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., editorial-page editor of the Roanoke Times in Roanoke, Va., city editor of the Kingsport, Tenn., Times-News and political editor and metro columnist for the Mobile Press-Register in Mobile, Ala. He also served as editor of The Masthead, quarterly publication of  the National Conference of Editorial Writers.

Gene’s writing goes into more than 250,000 households per week in Oklahoma, Alabama, Mississippi, the Carolinas, Tennessee and Virginia.