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.

Nashville networking helps Brent Cobb launch career

Published Jun. 22 2017

How does an aspiring singer-songwriter from little Ellaville, Ga., land the coveted gig of opening for Chris Stapleton this summer...

Annual Bledsoe Summer Bash benefits schools

Published Jun. 22 2017

A benefit that started with a wedding reception has turned into an annual event that provides Christmas toys for children...

Art Creations hosts First 'Burnin' Bridges Block Party'

Published Jun. 22 2017

Local artist Seven is hosting a new event this weekend, "Burnin' Bridges Block Party & Paint Jam," in the parking...

Out & About Calendar - June 22-28

Published Jun. 22 2017

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Club Scene Calendar - June 22-28

Published Jun. 22 2017

Live music, dancing, karaoke and bar scene happenings.

Raise your red Solo cups to Toby Keith

Published Jun. 16 2017

Sometimes the stars just align and it seems everything falls into place — as it has for tonight's Military Appreciation...

Good For You: Shriner Temple awards 12 scholarships

Published Jun. 16 2017

Shriner Temple awards 12 scholarships

Local musicians to perform around town Wednesday for Make Music Chattanooga

Published Jun. 15 2017

Fifty-eight local musicians will perform in 16 venues around town on Wednesday, June 21, as part of Make Music Chattanooga.

Out & About: Leave the living room behind this weekend

Published Jun. 15 2017

Going out this weekend? Here's a list of things to try.

Riverbend: Loving Old Dominion like there's no such thing as a broken heart

Published Jun. 11 2017

There's a definite 1980s throwback theme developing between the guys in Old Dominion and their video treatments.

Good For You: Local man a Naval Academy grad

Published Jun. 9 2017

He is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. At the academy he was captain of the varsity rifle team and...

Backwater Still headlines first show at Revelry Room

Published Jun. 8 2017

One manages a retail car lot, one's a landscaper, another is a pipefitter and a fourth is in construction. Only...

Tivoli Theatre presents Battle at the River body building championship

Published Jun. 8 2017

He's a four-time Mr. Natural Universe, a former Mr. America, Mr. International and Mr. World. He's been on more than...

Station House's singing servers reunite for Riverbend

Published Jun. 8 2017

If you were a patron of the Station House restaurant back in its heyday at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, you...

New motorcycle ride rolls out in North Georgia

Published Jun. 8 2017

A new motorcycle ride is launching Sunday, June 11, to raise awareness about motorcycle safety and to honor riders who...

Out & About Calendar - June 8-14

Published Jun. 8 2017

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Songbirds Guitar Museum spotlights Johnny Balik, Jack Pearson

Published Jun. 1 2017

Two artists — one a Chattanoogan whose career is just starting and the other a Nashville guitar player whose career...

LaFayette's buzzing about new Honeybee Festival

Published Jun. 1 2017

The new Honeybee Festival will make its debut Saturday, June 3, in LaFayette, Ga., and its musical headliner has that...

State parks offer variety of hikes to mark National Trails Day

Published Jun. 1 2017

Tennessee State Parks are offering a variety of ranger-led day hikes, scenic hikes, history hikes and trail clean-ups on Saturday,...

Duckfest is this weekend in Summerville, Ga.

Published Jun. 1 2017

You could be the lucky duck who wins $500 during Duckfest in Summerville, Ga., on Saturday, June 3.