Susan Pierce


phone: 423-757-6284




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.

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Get your costume on Oct. 31 and join goblins haunting Lake Winnepesaukah during its first Halloween night party. Friday night’s spook-tacle offers all the fun of the amusement park’s WinnepeSpookah, which has been held weekends in October, plus special events just for Halloween night, says Lake Winnie spokeswoman Talley Green.

You’ve seen pumpkins fly through the air on Science Channel’s “Punkin Chunkin.” Now you can clock your own pumpkin’s hang time on Saturday, Nov. 1, when Crabtree Farms hosts its Pumpkin Smash fall festival.

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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.

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