|Sloan/Post Top 17 Southeastern States|
|Thursday, September 27, 2012|
From Post staff reports
The Wilson Post's veteran outdoor writer John L. Sloan has brought home yet another prestigious award for his work.
His story, "Belles Break" that ran in May of this year, was voted best weekly outdoor story of the year by the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SOPA).Sloan has the longest running outdoor column in the Southeast. His column has run continuously in Wilson County for 37-years, most of them with The Wilson Post / World.
He joined SEOPA in 1988 and since then has won over 150 awards for his writing and photography. His newspaper column has placed in the top three 20 times.
SEOPA is composed of 17 states, including the writer and weekly paper rich state of Texas.
“As always, I’m honored," Sloan said, “and I truly believe my entries for next year are even better. In addition, thanks to readers for all the kind emails and cards. I really appreciate the input and feedback.”
Sloan's column appears every Wednesday in The Wilson Post and can be found archived online at www.wilsonpost.com.