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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If there was one primary theme among exhibits in the 48th annual Tri-State Home Show last weekend, it was outdoor living displays.
• Fifty-Five Plus Club: Collegedale Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 4829 College Drive N.E., Collegedale, 11:30 a.m. bring vegetarian potluck dishes to fellowship hall, noon lunch followed by program from Keith Snyder, chairman of the Biology/Allied Health Department of Southern Adventist University. He will speak on his digs for dinosaur bones in Wyoming. 423-505-6605.
Fay Swadley Adams, associate professor of piano at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, will lead a master class open to all music teachers on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at Crutcher Pianos, 6223 Lee Highway.
The Gamma Theta Sigma chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., in partnership with Hyksos Temple Prince Hall Shriners, will host its annual Youth Symposium on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Booker T.
Dr. J. Woody Kennedy has been installed as 2014 president of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society. Dr. Joseph (Gene) Huffstutter was named president-elect.
Bill Haley discovered glass insulators when he was a middle-school kid in the ’60s, exploring the woods of Soddy-Daisy.
Volunteers from the Cumberland County Playhouse are presenting the funny, audience-interactive "Murder at the TonyLou Awards" for six performances starting Monday, March 10. The title is a play on the authors' names: Tony Schwartz and Marylou Ambrose.
CSO salutes classical music’s gypsies, tramps and thieves.
The good guys may get the girl in the end, but it’s opera’s villains who get the meatiest roles.
Robert Lee, a 29-year-old singer from Stevenson, Ala., gave a solid performance on Monday's episode of "The Voice," but the mail carrier just didn't deliver what the four judges were searching for.