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.

PJ Morton bringing a musical gumbo to Songbirds

Published Nov. 14 2018

Just a little over a week after the release of "Christmas With PJ Morton," local fans will be among the...

The Band Perry back with a new sound at Walker Theatre

Published Nov. 14 2018

The Band Perry hasn't been heard from in almost two years.

Out & About Calendar - Nov. 14-21

Published Nov. 14 2018

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.


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Community Hymn Festival on Signal Mountain this Sunday

Published Nov. 7 2018

An afternoon of choral and congregational singing of great hymns of faith is planned for Sunday, Nov. 11, when four...

Lanco: 'Just five normal dudes making music'

Published Nov. 7 2018

In less than three years, Lanco has rocketed from five small-town guys jamming in a carpet warehouse to the band...

Three years after 'Idol,' Clark Beckham's career starts at 'Year One'

Published Oct. 31 2018

The fan base Clark Beckham built during Season 14 of "American Idol" may have been wondering where he's been in...

Glass Street Live block party is Saturday

Published Oct. 31 2018

Businesses and residents in the East Chattanooga community are partnering for the third Glass Street Live block party on Saturday,...

Danny Gokey brings message of hope to Tivoli

Published Oct. 31 2018

If anyone is entitled to speak about battling tragedy and overcoming adversity, it's Danny Gokey.

Restaurant Review: Try Davis Wayne's for cooking like mama's

Published Oct. 31 2018

During the three years that Antonia Poland and Cynthia Wood have operated their catering company, Dipped Fresh, a common suggestion...

Mid-South Band plays medleys from movie musicals, Old West and big-band swing

Published Oct. 31 2018

After you turn your clocks back an hour at the end of daylight savings time Sunday, Nov. 4, you can...

Out & About Calendar - Oct. 31 - Nov. 7

Published Oct. 31 2018

Leisure

Good-Cause Calendar

Published Oct. 28 2018

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER

A fun guide to find Halloween parties for adults in downtown Chattanooga

Published Oct. 24 2018

Halloween isn't just for little boys and ghouls.

Let the ghoul times roll: 33 ways to celebrate Halloween

Published Oct. 24 2018

From hair-raising haunts to giggles and grins and trick-or-treating, here are 33 ways to celebrate Halloween.

Artistic Civic Theatre tells adventures of Huckleberry Finn through song

Published Oct. 24 2018

The adventures of Mark Twain's irrepressible Huckleberry Finn and his partner in crime, Tom Sawyer, will be brought to life...

Bird & Barn, NormalPalooza headline this weekend's festivals

Published Oct. 24 2018

As the festival circuit begins to wind down, this is the last weekend of fall-themed events.

Ashley and the Xs host Halloween CD release party at Songbirds

Published Oct. 24 2018

Nineteen months after heading into The Compound studio to record their second CD, Ashley and the Xs will unveil that...

Out & About Calendar - Oct. 24-31

Published Oct. 24 2018

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Good-Cause Calendar for Oct. 21-Nov. 8

Published Oct. 21 2018

Sunday Showcase at UTC Fine Arts Center.

Twister drops Dorothy in the Tivoli for three performances of 'The Wizard of Oz'

Published Oct. 17 2018

Dorothy Gale will find there's no place like the Tivoli Theatre when the national touring company of "The Wizard of...