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.

Local composer draws inspiration from work of Rudyard Kipling for 'The Jungle Book in Song'

Published Jan. 16 2019

Most everyone knows the story of man-cub Mowgli, whether from having read Rudyard Kipling's novel "The Jungle Book" or watching...

Out & About Calendar - Jan. 16-23

Published Jan. 16 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Start your weekend with the Chattanooga Coffee Crawl

Published Jan. 9 2019

We're spilling the beans on where to get your morning exercise, a cup of joe, meet new people and discover...


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Out & About Calendar - Jan. 9-16

Published Jan. 9 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Ice on the Landing hosts Iron Skillet Curling tournament

Published Jan. 2 2019

Lodge cast iron is synonymous with the national cornbread cook-off. But there's one competition where contestants show off their skills...

Out & About Calendar - Jan. 2-9

Published Jan. 2 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Wet Willie's Jimmy Hall in town Friday at Songbirds

Published Dec. 26 2018

Baby boomers who were teens in the 1970s will recognize Jimmy Hall as the frontman for Southern rock band Wet...

Start 2019 off on the right foot with First Day Hikes

Published Dec. 26 2018

As part of America's State Parks' First Day Hikes, area state parks are offering hikes on Jan. 1 to get...

Out & About Calendar - Dec. 26-Jan. 2

Published Dec. 26 2018

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Check out these New Year's Eve dances, parties and package deals

Published Dec. 24 2018

What are you doing New Year's Eve?

Experience music for the winter solstice at St. Peter's Episcopal Church

Published Dec. 19 2018

The next performance in Tim Hinck's Counterpoint concert series will provide music for meditation on the winter solstice, Friday, Dec....

Tix the season: Choose tickets for stocking stuffers

Published Dec. 19 2018

There's always that last name on every gift list who is hard to buy for - the picky person, the...


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'Dancing with the Stars' waltzes into Memorial Auditorium

Published Dec. 19 2018

Your favorite dancers from ABC's hit show "Dancing With the Stars" - Whitney Carson, Val Chmerkovsky, Emma Slater and husband...

Out & About Calendar - Dec. 19-26

Published Dec. 19 2018

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Christmas Break: Three aspiring singers land high-profile holiday gigs

Published Dec. 16 2018

Christmas came early this year for three aspiring local singers who have gotten big breaks in high-profile gigs.

National tour of 'The King and I' stops in the Tivoli Theatre

Published Dec. 12 2018

More than 70 years after Margaret Landon's novel "Anna and the King of Siam" was written, the story of understanding...

Out & About Calendar - Dec. 12-19

Published Dec. 12 2018

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Out & About Calendar - Dec. 5-12

Published Dec. 5 2018

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

'Real Country' contestants singing tonight at Songbirds

Published Dec. 4 2018

Country singers Larry Fleet and Dave Kennedy, two local contestants on USA Network's singing contest "Real Country," will perform at...

'Droid: New Music for Flute and Guitar' premieres at Barking Legs Theater

Published Nov. 28 2018

The flute-guitar instrumentation of "Droid: New Music for Flute and Guitar" calls to mind pastoral serenity, while the title might...