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A prime location near Chattanooga's downtown waterfront will house the first Scenic City location for Puckett's, the longstanding Nashville-area group of restaurants.

Profits for paving equipment maker Astec Industries hit a rough spot in the third quarter, falling 71 percent from year-ago levels and dropping to only a fraction of what analysts had forecast for the summer period.

An Augusta, Ga., company is eyeing the purchase of one of the biggest remaining undeveloped tracts along the Tennessee River in Chattanooga with plans to put up mixed-use housing on the 216-acre tract.

Covenant Transportation Group Inc. boosted its freight revenue in the third quarter by a healthy 5.7 percent, but an adverse court judgment from a 2008 cargo loss cut the company's net income slightly in the quarter.

Georgia continued to have the highest unemployment rate of any state last month even though the jobless rate in the Peach State dipped in September from 8.1 percent to 7.9 percent.

U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the middle of 2013.

Chattanooga Airport officials said Monday they're jetting ahead with efforts to land nonstop service between Chattanooga and New York and Houston, but they'll do so with one less page in their flight plan.

Something new is happening at the historic Pot Point Cabin.

Ethan Allen, the international furniture chain, will set up house again in Chattanooga.

Based upon 10 criteria compiled by Wallethub, including per capita crime, drug abuse, suicide and bullying incidents, the states rated the least safe are:

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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