Astec Industries earnings jump 59 percent, beat projections

Published Apr. 21 2015

Astec Industries, Inc. boosted its first quarter earnings by 59 percent over a year ago, beating analysts expectations for the...

Labor groups jockeying for Chattanooga VW plant workers

Published Apr. 21 2015

The head of the United Auto Workers local in Chattanooga says it wants Volkswagen to recognize the union by checking...

Anticipation: Local strawberry crop delayed a week or two by cool weather, rain

Published Apr. 21 2015

Around this part of the world, strawberries mean spring.

Chattanooga Airport expands parking to cope with record boardings

Published Apr. 21 2015

Passenger boardings at the Chattanooga Airport are on the ascent again this year and may jet past 400,000 this year...

Chattanooga company RootsRated only Tennessee finalists in investor event

Published Apr. 21 2015

RootsRated is the only Tennessee company among a dozen regional finalists headed to 36'86 in Nashville this June, a Launch...

Clarity picks new CEO; industry veteran to lead Chattanooga amplified phone maker

Published Apr. 21 2015

Jamie van den Bergh, a telecommunications industry veteran with nearly 30 years of experience, has been selected as the new...

Chattanooga gas prices jump but electricity rates to fall

Published Apr. 21 2015

Gas prices jumped by nearly 18 cents a gallon last week in Chattanooga to the highest level so far this...

TVA wants to keep steam flowing with gas-fired turbine after Johnsonville coal units idled

Published Apr. 21 2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority will shut down the last units at one of its oldest coal-fired power plants in Tennessee...

Pinnacle Financial Partners profits up for quarter; Nashville bank to buy CapitalMark for $187 million

Published Apr. 21 2015

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc., the Nashville bank that agreed this month to buy CapitalMark Bank in Chattanooga for $187 million,...

Firm seeks 100 warehouse employees in Cleveland, Chattanooga

Published Apr. 21 2015

A local staffing agency is planning a job fair Wednesday to hire 100 general warehouse workers in Cleveland, Tenn., and...

Volkswagen interest in U.S. pickup accelerates as it launches SUV offensive

Published Apr. 19 2015

Ricky Smith of Al Johnson Volkswagen says he would welcome a VW pickup truck with what he terms "wide-open arms."

Consumer Watch: More tips on how to avoid ID theft

Published Apr. 19 2015

Several readers have asked for more information about protecting themselves from identity theft. As I'm speaking to the Scenic City...

Under Construction: FSG bank takes shape in Cleveland

Published Apr. 19 2015

Project: FSG Bank office.

Litespeed bike maker in Small Business Revolution campaign

Published Apr. 19 2015

A Minnesota company that's taken a journalistic tack to capture public attention is highlighting American Bicycle Group among 100 small...

Business Digest: Stallings heads sales at local 84 Lumber store

Published Apr. 19 2015

Travis Stallings has joined 84 Lumber Co., the nation's largest privately held building materials and service provider to professional contractors,...

Test Drive: 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab SLE, a broad-shouldered truck rides like car

Published Apr. 18 2015

If not for a nearly imperceptible floating sensation -- like the gentle undulations inside a passenger jet at peak altitude...

Patel opens Pita Pit Monday in Cleveland

Published Apr. 18 2015

Cleveland, Tenn., may have historically been a meat and potatoes -- or burger and fries -- kind of town. But...

Business Calendar

Published Apr. 18 2015

* Red Bank Council meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the Red Bank Community Center, Tom...

1st Tennessee parent books quarterly loss for mortgage settlement

Published Apr. 18 2015

A $162.5 million payment to federal regulators in the first quarter to settle mortgage fraud charges from a former mortgage...

Employers hiring 50 factory workers in Rockmart and Rome, Ga.

Published Apr. 18 2015

The Georgia Department of Labor is helping a staffing company, North Georgia Staffing, recruit more than 50 manufacturing workers for...

Volkswagen keeps Winterkorn; board leaders back CEO after struggle

Published Apr. 18 2015

BERLIN -- Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn will remain in his job and can look forward to having his contract extended,...

TVA completes gas plant buy

Published Apr. 18 2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority has purchased a 700-megawatt natural gas plant in Ackerman, Mississippi.

First Tennessee has $75.2 million loss in first-quarter

Published Apr. 17 2015

The parent company of First Tennessee Bank today reported a first-quarter loss of $75.2 million, after reporting a profit in...