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.

Out & About Calendar - Aug. 21-28

Published Aug. 20 2019

Programs and events around the Chattanooga region.

Party like it's 1969 at Woodstock 50th anniversary party at Songbirds

Published Aug. 13 2019

Dig out your bell-bottom jeans, tie-dyed shirts, fringed vests or halter tops from the closet. Flat-iron your hair and tie...

Second Cleveland Seafood Music Fest adds Cajun flair to family fun

Published Aug. 13 2019

After the resounding success of last year's inaugural Seafood Music Fest in Cleveland, Tennessee, - an estimated 7,600 folks turned...


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You can visit seven Chattanooga area museums for the price of one ticket this week. Here's how.

Published Aug. 13 2019

Where can you view a tank, a teapot, a tow truck and ride a train all for the price of...

International Plastic Modelers Society hopes to win over new hobbyists at weekend convention

Published Aug. 6 2019

Remember those plastic model kits of the 1960s?

Out & About Calendar - Aug. 7-14

Published Aug. 6 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Final Heavenly Jubilee Gospel Singing is this weekend

Published Jul. 30 2019

After more than two decades, the Heavenly Jubilee Gospel Festival is coming to a close.

Blues and funk band Travers Brothership headlines Riverfront Nights

Published Jul. 30 2019

Twin brothers Eric and Kyle Travers, 26, have been writing songs and playing in a band for half their lives....

New children's festival launching Aug. 3 in Cleveland

Published Jul. 30 2019

A new children's festival will make its debut in Cleveland, Tennessee, on Saturday, Aug. 3 — and it's free.

Restaurant Review: No fooling, Fulin's is worth a visit

Published Jul. 30 2019

I am not adventurous in trying restaurants serving multicultural cuisine; in fact, Taco Bell is about as ethnic as I...

Out & About Calendar - July 31 - Aug. 7

Published Jul. 30 2019

LEISURE

Ocoee River Jam 7: Music festival moves to new location

Published Jul. 23 2019

For six years, Ocoee River Jam has been held on Snyder Farm in Ocoee, Tennessee, drawing local, regional and nationally...

Monteagle's Summerfest: Crafts, hikes and a Swiss colony anniversary

Published Jul. 23 2019

The city of Monteagle, Tennessee, has held Summerfest in previous years as a summer-long celebration central to the town.

Out & About Calendar - July 24-31

Published Jul. 23 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Summer Reads: Books your neighbors suggest

Published Jul. 19 2019

Headed out for vacation and looking for a beach read?

Out & About Calendar - July 17-24

Published Jul. 16 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Here comes The Pink Bride wedding expo to Chattanooga

Published Jul. 9 2019

How many times have you gone to an expo and been stopped by vendors asking you to fill out an...

Out & About Calendar - July 11-18

Published Jul. 9 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Fireworks shows continue throughout the week and beyond the Fourth of July

Published Jul. 2 2019

Here's where to catch a fireworks show over the next few days.

Here's where to find food, fun and fireworks around the region over the July Fourth holiday

Published Jul. 2 2019

Here's a list of Fourth of July holiday happenings in towns in the Chattanooga region in the days ahead.