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 - June 12-19

Published Jun. 11 2019

Leisure

Top of the Class: CCA valedictorian Zavier Chavez earns full ride to Harvard

Published Jun. 10 2019

Zavier Chavez began dreaming of attending Harvard University when he was in ninth grade.

Our & About Calendar - June 5-12

Published Jun. 4 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.


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Best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe is coming to Chattanooga

Published May. 31 2019

When Mary Alice Monroe is introduced at the Southern Lit Alliance luncheon on June 12 as an environmental writer, don't...

Songwriters' showcase, concert at Songbirds salutes veterans, benefits Operation Song

Published May. 28 2019

In December, Nashville songwriting pals of local singer-songwriter Robby Hopkins invited him to come to a meeting of Operation Song,...

Mitch Rossell returns to Riverbend with new music

Published May. 28 2019

When Mitch Rossell played Riverbend last summer, he was still basking in the glow of having written "Ask Me How...

Restaurant Review: Enjoy a classic Italian meal in a scenic setting at Tony's Pasta Shop & Trattoria

Published May. 21 2019

When I want to impress out-of-town visitors with a delicious dinner that shows off the city's scenic beauty, Tony's Pasta...

Out & About Calendar - May 22-29

Published May. 21 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Riverbend Festival opens with Weezer on Wednesday

Published May. 21 2019

For the last two decades, every time a Riverbend Festival lineup was announced, there were always undercurrents from fans asking...

Check out the Caney Creek Company album release party Saturday at Songbirds

Published May. 21 2019

Caney Creek Company's show on Saturday night, May 25, at Songbirds will be bittersweet.

Larkin Poe bringing new music to Riverbend Festival

Published May. 21 2019

Rebecca and Megan Lovell have been touring with their musical careers since their teen years; first as the Lovell Sisters...

Wild Feathers bring Neon Frontier tour to Songbirds

Published May. 15 2019

Even though The Wild Feathers formed eight years ago, it wasn't until the band released "Greetings From the Neon Frontier"...


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JFest features new location, bigger lineup and Lecrae

Published May. 15 2019

There's a fresh, new excitement about JFest this weekend.

BrickUniverse: Anticipation is building for the first Lego Fan Convention in Chattanooga

Published May. 15 2019

Chattanooga hosts its first Lego Fan Convention on Saturday-Sunday, May 18-19, and it's stacking up to be an unforgettable debut...

Out & About Calendar - May 15-22

Published May. 15 2019

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

One-man show at Improv Chattanooga satirizes black stereotypes

Published May. 8 2019

Mark Kendall was a late-comer to comedy performance - a college student at Northwestern University studying film when he joined...

Son Volt brings new music to Songbirds

Published May. 8 2019

On Son Volt's new record, "Union," past and present mingle to face the country's turbulent politics and demonstrate the comfort...

Abandoned Arts pops up in Chattanooga's West End

Published May. 8 2019

An abandoned Alstom site along Riverfront Parkway will once again be filled with life and vibrant color when Abandoned Arts...

Out & About Calendar - May 8-15

Published May. 8 2019

Leisure, dances, and more.

Tacos, tattoos and racing chihuahuas: Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the Chattanooga area offer a variety of events

Published May. 1 2019

Cinco de Mayo - Spanish for the fifth of May - is the annual celebration commemorating the Mexican Army's victory...