Susan Pierce (Reporter, Photographer)

Phone: 423-757-6284
E-mail: spierce@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
Susan Palmer Pierce is a reporter and columnist in the Life department. She began her journalism career as a summer employee 1972 for the News Free Press, typing bridal announcements and photo captions. She became a full-time employee in 1980, working her way up to feature writer, then special sections editor, then Lifestyle editor in 1995 until the merge of the NFP and Times in 1999. She was honored with the 2007 Chattanooga Woman of Distinction, is a graduate of the Holmberg Arts Leadership Institute and is past president of the Chattanooga Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae Association. Susan has two sons and one granddaughter. She enjoys reading and lives for time at the beach. Contact Susan at 423-757-6284 or spierce@timesfreepress.com.

Good-Cause Calendar

Published Aug. 20 2017

What's happening locally...

Here are 30 stellar locations for making memories during Monday's solar eclipse

Published Aug. 17 2017

It's an event 99 years in the making.

Edwin McCain headlines weekend of acts at Songbirds Guitar Museum

Published Aug. 17 2017

Mike Dougher, Songbirds Guitar Museum's talent buyer, has a black-and-white photo of a long-haired Edwin McCain taken in 1995 at...


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Chattanoogan Campbell Brown fronts Gaslight Street at Clyde's On Main

Published Aug. 17 2017

Chattanoogan Campbell Brown met Whitt Algar and Stratton Moore during Moore's annual "Face Funk" birthday party and jam session in...

Restaurant review: Cold Point brings Thai-style rolled ice cream to town

Published Aug. 17 2017

Rolled ice cream is a new frozen dessert that is an import of Thailand. It arrived in larger U.S. cities...

Tiny House Festival organizers on DIY network Thursday night

Published Aug. 16 2017

John and Fin Kernohan, organizers of the Tennessee Tiny House Festival that will be at Audubon Acres on Sept. 8-10,...

Galactic Cowboy Orchestra headlines Riverfront Nights

Published Aug. 10 2017

When bass player John Wright had a hankering to play crazy technical riffs, drummer Mark O'Day and guitarist Dan Neale...

Restaurant review: El Jinete features good Mexican food that won't break your budget

Published Aug. 10 2017

Drivers along Little Debbie Parkway in Ooltewah know that once you've passed Walmart, there is little else along that road...

Beth Harris makes concert debut at Tennessee Valley Theatre

Published Aug. 10 2017

Although singer Beth Harris is making her debut at Tennessee Valley Theatre in Spring City, Tenn., this weekend, she's already...

Visit the farmers market nearest you during national celebration

Published Aug. 10 2017

As a kid, going to the 11th Street Farmers Market on Sunday afternoons was an event.

Out & About Calendar - Aug. 10-16

Published Aug. 10 2017

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Festivals starting earlier every year

Published Aug. 6 2017

When Signal Mountain residents Lavene Guthrie and Pat Patrick were preparing to launch Hodgepodge crafts show in the mid-1970s, they...

Good-Cause Calendar

Published Aug. 6 2017

PINS & PIRATES BOWL-A-THON and more

International Church of God competition brings 5,000 youth to Lee University [photos]

Published Aug. 5 2017

Naomi Vilfort of Boston has spent this week living in a dorm on the campus of Lee University in Cleveland,...

Singer-songwriter Angela Easterling playing trio of shows in area

Published Aug. 3 2017

Singer-songwriter Angela Easterling's music is often described as "rootsy" by reviewers — and she loves that.

New theater company debuts at Tennessee Valley Theatre

Published Aug. 3 2017

A new theatrical company is launching this weekend with the dual purpose of presenting quality entertainment to the public while...

Megan Saunders: Music is the Rx for pain

Published Aug. 3 2017

Megan Saunders grew up in Vermont and, after a circuitous route that took her through Colorado, Washington, North Carolina, Ontario...

Out & About Calendar - Aug. 3-9

Published Aug. 3 2017

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Good-Cause Calendar

Published Jul. 30 2017

AUGUST

Good For You: Notre Dame honors Dennis Haskins, Carl Labbe Jr.

Published Jul. 28 2017

Dennis Haskins, best known as Mr. Belding on the hit TV show "Saved by the Bell," was presented Notre Dame...