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The purse Peter Moore offered up looked normal: square, with a front flap and an eye-catching shoulder strap.

  • July 26th, 2014  |
  • By By Mitra Malek

A pair of South Korean auto suppliers are making big bets with new investments creating more than 1,000 jobs in East Tennessee and Northwest Georgia.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is shuttering its award-winning LiveWell program and closing most of its employee fitness centers as part of the utility's ongoing efforts to trim $500 million in annual operating expenses.

Buoyed by a 25 percent jump in loans over the past year, second quarter earnings for CapitalMark Bank & Trust rose 4.5 percent to $1.63 million.

Chattanooga area woman nearly falls for anti-virus scam

Remote access to computer provided with a few key strokes

Barbara Williamson had been pecking at her keyboard, toggling between email and Facebook, when the call came.

Black Creek Mountain developers pledged Thursday to keep building the golf course community, while people questioning its tax increment financing called for a new review by Chattanooga officials.

Volkswagen isn't getting as rich of an incentive package for its next 2,000-job expansion as the German auto maker was given by local governments six years ago when it first came to Chattanooga promising an initial 2,000 jobs.

J. Crew Factory will open a 5,652-square-foot store at Hamilton Place Mall later this year.

Unemployment rises in area counties

Seasonal rise in labor force swamps job gains

Employers in metropolitan Chattanooga added 670 more workers last month, but those employment gains were more than offset by the addition of 3,070 new entrants into the Chattanooga labor market.

Chattanooga long has touted itself as the Scenic City, but until a few weeks ago, those who visited via the Google Earth digital globe might have questioned the legitimacy of that claim.

Feb. 6, 2014
Volkswagen announced they will hire an additional 800 workers in 2012 during a news conference Thursday. The 800 new jobs, combined with 200 previously announced will add 1,000 new jobs to VW workforce in 2012 and bring the total number to 3,500.
  • March 23, 2012
  • February 15, 2012
The Nissan powertrain plant in Decherd, Tenn., is set to become the first site in North America to produce Mercedes-Benz engines starting in 2014.
  • January 15, 2012
Engineered Floors, a carpet manufacturing company led by Bob Shaw, is opening a new plant in Dalton, Ga., to produce solution-dyed polyester carpet.
  • December 10, 2011
Frank Fischer, CEO of Volkswagen's Chattanooga operations, addressed the possibility of building a second vehicle at the Enterprise South facility during a news conference Friday.
  • November 19, 2011
Watch as Jim O'Rourke, general manager of the National Print Group, gives a tour of the Holtzclaw Ave. printing facility.
  • November 6, 2011
Take a peek inside Krystal's famous test kitchen as they prepare their unmistakable burgers.
  • April 16, 2011
Lauren Feagans, marketing coordinator for Play and Park Structures
  • June 13, 2008
Chris Watts, owner of Headlight Renew
  • March 8, 2008
Local program promotes cycling during lunch hour.
  • March 6, 2008

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