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 email@example.com.
Recent Stories »
The convenience of prelit artificial trees can’t be denied, but one aspect these faux firs haven’t been able to replicate is the crisp scent of spruce, pine or cedar.
Movie Screening: Carmike Majestic 12 Cinema, 311 Broad St., 4 p.m., six local businesses sponsor free screening of the family movie “Angels Sing,” starring Connie Britton, Harry Connick Jr., Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett and Willie Nelson.
Saasha Jones is the recipient of the Bushtown Community Service College Scholarship Award, her third time to receive the award since 2008.
How will the Chattanooga Boys Choir top last year’s 50th anniversary performance of the Singing Christmas Tree?
Charles "Chip" Esten built his TV fan base as a recurring improv comic on "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" He was quick-witted and fast on his feet -- remember those Scenes from a Hat sketches?
Mia Bergeron studied oil painting in Florence, Italy, before moving to Chattanooga in 2006. James Courtenay James built a 40-year career in graphic design before transitioning full-time into oil portraits seven years ago.
5 Tacky Holiday Sweater Party, St. John's Meeting Place, 5:30-7:30 p.m., admission is donation of toiletries or personal hygiene products to be given to residents of Mary Walker Towers Senior Assisted Living Community; sponsored by Chattanooga chapter of American Advertising Federation. RSVP to info@AAFChattanooga.com.
Arlene Rogers, a professed self-taught holiday decorator, says a trip to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C., was her first real lesson in Christmas creativity.
MacDowell Music Club: First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 399 McCallie Ave., 10:30 a.m., musical program followed by Christmas luncheon.
Dr. Bob Coddington and his wife, Nan, were named Honorary Alumni of the Year during Bryan College's homecoming weekend. He is a retired orthopedic surgeon and trustee for Bryan College, and the two chaired the committee for the 2012 Bryan Opportunity Program scholarship dinner.