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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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* Sunday Showcase: Chattanooga Theatre Center, 400 River St., 3-5 p.m., $10 adults, $5 ages 6-18, performances by 12 local youth arts organizations in show sponsored by Performing Arts League Inc. 423-267-8534.
A pianist who toured Asia with the Boston Pops will be the featured soloist for the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera’s pops concert saluting the Boston orchestra and two of its esteemed conductors.
The talent of more than 200 area students will be featured during the first Sunday Showcase to be held at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 26.
Americans spent $7 billion on costumes, candy and cobweb-inspired decorations last Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation.
• Fall Festival: North Hamilton County Elementary School, 601 Industrial Blvd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., school carnival hosted by PTA to purchase new security system for school. email@example.com.
Baylor School senior Mimi Allison earned a perfect composite score of 36 on the ACT national college admissions exam.
Janel Ellison Webb still lives by advice her second-grade teacher at Chattanooga Valley Elementary School gave her 15 years ago.
When Chattanoogans had the rare chance in August to hear the Tivoli Theatre’s Mighty Wurlitzer organ played as the accompaniment to a silent movie, the response was wilder than organizers expected.