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.

Look up! The Blue Angels will be streaking across the sky this weekend

Published Oct. 19 2017

The population of Rome, Ga., (36,300) will almost triple this weekend with the addition of 60,000 visitors that Wings Over...

Oginalii's 'Grey' tour stops at JJ's Bohemia

Published Oct. 19 2017

Just three days after the release of their new EP, "The Grey," Oginalii will stop at JJ's Bohemia, 231 M.L....

Out & About Calendar - Oct. 19-25

Published Oct. 19 2017

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Good-Cause Calendar

Published Oct. 15 2017

October and November

Don't go into the woods alone: Two haunted trails, ghostly depot opening this weekend

Published Oct. 12 2017

Forests at night often feel spooky, giving hikers the feeling of being watched by more than woodland creatures.

Prater's Mill Country, New Salem Mountain fairs are headliners of this weekend's festivals

Published Oct. 12 2017

When an event surpasses 40 years in longevity, you know its organizers have found the formula for success. Two such...

New Incline Art Crawl pops up this weekend

Published Oct. 12 2017

For 10 years, Elizabeth Miller toyed with the idea of creating an event that would cause visitors to the Incline...

Out & About Calendar - Oct. 12-18

Published Oct. 12 2017

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Good-Cause Calendar

Published Oct. 8 2017

OCTOBER

Variety is the spice of festivals this weekend

Published Oct. 5 2017

This weekend's lineup of festivals offers something for the young and the young at heart. There are children's festivals, heritage...

Cleveland's Todd Parks playing with Sam Bush at 3 Sisters Festival

Published Oct. 5 2017

The 3 Sisters Festival has booked two heavy-hitters for this year's 11th annual festival, which will be held Friday-Saturday, Oct....

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera goes country with Music City Hit-Makers

Published Oct. 5 2017

Did you know that "Jesus Take the Wheel" was originally pitched to Hillary Scott before she joined Charles Kelly and...


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Out & About Calendar - Oct. 5-11

Published Oct. 5 2017

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

CultureFest highlights biggest weekend of the festival season

Published Sep. 28 2017

It's not unsual for a large arts and crafts show to draw visitors over multiple decades, but it certainly is...

Just a-MAZE-ing! Lose yourself in this new crop of corn mazes

Published Sep. 28 2017

Farmers and their crops live year-round at Mother Nature's mercy, coping with challenges that swing from drought to flooding, late...

Restaurant review: Count on Il Primo for consistency

Published Sep. 28 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one in a series of reviews featuring our staff's favorite places to dine. They are either...

Out & About Calendar - Sept. 28-Oct. 4

Published Sep. 28 2017

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Rooftop Hop: 5 parties atop 5 downtown Chattanooga buildings within 5 hours

Published Sep. 28 2017

See downtown Chattanooga from a new perspective Saturday night, Sept. 30, when GreenSpaces hosts its annual Rooftop Hop — five...

Good Cause Calendar

Published Sep. 24 2017

September and October events.

Wine Over Water flows into weekend of events [video]

Published Sep. 22 2017

Wine Over Water was the forerunner in local wine-tasting benefits when it launched 23 years ago.