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.

Easter egg-citement: There are plenty of seasonal events to keep you hopping this weekend

Published Apr. 17 2019

The Easter bunny has a lot of appointments coming up in Chattanooga - enough to keep him hopping all weekend.

Out & About Calendar - April 17-24

Published Apr. 17 2019

Leisure, dances, events and more.

4 Bridges Arts Festival: 148 artists will exhibit their works in First Tennessee Pavilion this weekend

Published Apr. 10 2019

An impressive 422 artists applied for admission to the prestigious 4 Bridges Arts Festival; 148 were accepted.

Brinkfest street festival in Cleveland features seven musical acts

Published Apr. 10 2019

Mary Catherine Loftis wanted to make a party out of the release of her new EP on Friday, April 12.

Sooo-ey! BaCon returns to Cleveland this weekend

Published Apr. 10 2019

Foodies, if you go hog wild over bacon, here's the event you won't want to miss.

Restaurant Review: Dida's Pizza enters Gunbarrel Road food scene with convenient, diverse menu

Published Apr. 10 2019

The constantly changing Hamilton Place restaurant scene added a new pizza place two weeks ago with little to no fanfare....

Out & About Calendar - April 10-17

Published Apr. 10 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Music to soothe a soldier's soul: Cam Busch Arts for Health Lecture Series to focus on impact of music therapy

Published Apr. 7 2019

Casey Willett was an Army combat medic for six years: one year in Camp Hovey in South Korea, one year...

These Chattanooga area events will get you back to nature this weekend

Published Apr. 3 2019

Who didn't come down with a case of spring fever during this week's sunny days and mild temperatures?

Lee University presents classic musical 'Meet Me in St. Louis' on its 75th anniversary

Published Apr. 3 2019

Lee University Theatre Department and School of Music are collaborating to present the classic American musical "Meet Me in St....

Restaurant Review: Newk's is a step up from similar pick-two spots

Published Apr. 3 2019

I was first introduced to Newk's Eatery when my oldest son was living in Knoxville.

Out & About Calendar - April 3-10

Published Apr. 3 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Flags, flourishes and floor dances: 120 winter guards to compete in McKenzie Arena this weekend

Published Mar. 27 2019

The pageantry of 120 winter guard units performing choreographed routines that incorporate rifle tosses and twirling flags will fill McKenzie...

Saturday conference on collecting African-American Art features advice for rookies, experienced art collectors

Published Mar. 27 2019

Any art collector — whether already having an extensive collection or preparing to make a first purchase — will find...

Out & About Calendar - March 27-April 3

Published Mar. 27 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Tim Hinck debuts 'UN/folding' at Hunter Musuem of American Art

Published Mar. 27 2019

Visitors to Hunter Musuem of American Art on Sunday afternoon, March 31, can experience how visual art inspires the performing...

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion bring new show Thursday to Walker Theatre

Published Mar. 27 2019

For 25 years, Mac Powell was the voice of Third Day, the Grammy-winning Christian rock band he founded.

Out & About Calendar - March 20-27

Published Mar. 20 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Enjoy the spring weather! These Tennessee state parks are offering free, guided hikes this Saturday.

Published Mar. 20 2019

Longer daylight hours, wildflowers blooming and warmer temperatures signal spring has arrived, even if you didn't know the spring equinox...

UTC Chamber Singers hosting CD release concert

Published Mar. 20 2019

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Chamber Singers recently recorded 22 original works arranged by UTC alumnus and Collegdale resident...