Watts Bar Nuclear Plant passes critical tests to ready Unit 2 for power generation

Published Sep. 3 2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority has completed another round of critical testing of the Watts Bar Unit 2 reactor, which the...

FirstBank gets approval to buy Northwest Georgia Bank

Published Sep. 3 2015

FirstBank announced today it has received regulatory approval to complete its purchase of Northwest Georgia Bank in Ringgold, Ga.

TVA sells one of its downtown Chattanooga buildings

Published Sep. 3 2015

The former Tennessee American Water headquarters building in downtown Chattanooga has been purchased for...

VW CFO set to become new chairman

Published Sep. 3 2015

Volkswagen's finance chief Hans Dieter Potsch is slated to become the new company chairman, the German automaker said today.

Food City era begins in Chattanooga area

Published Sep. 3 2015

Marsha Thibadoux drove Wednesday from Hixson to shop at Food City's new Red Bank supermarket the first morning it was...

Neighborhood Market Wal-Mart opens in East Brainerd, more on the way

Published Sep. 3 2015

The world's biggest retailer will open the first of its grocery-only stores in Hamilton County next week.

Lamar Alexander urges limit on 'runaway' NLRB

Published Sep. 3 2015

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said he is working with the GOP leadership in the Senate to stop decisions by...

Megabus.com names "Volunteer State" bus

Published Sep. 3 2015

Megabus.com, the city-to-city, express bus company, has named one of its buses the "Volunteer State Bus" to honor Tennessee.

Target stores add Beech-Nut organics

Published Sep. 3 2015

Beech-Nut Nutrition Co. has teamed up with select Target stores to offer its organic food options.

EPB 'tax' payments jump with telecom

Published Sep. 3 2015

EPB's tax equivalent payments to local governments have jumped 49 percent since the city-owned utility built its fiber optic smart...

TVA seeking public input on coal ash study

Published Sep. 2 2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input on a study for closing coal ash storage sites.

Semi-trailer manufacturing plant bringing 400 jobs to Dade County

Published Sep. 2 2015

Charlie Mudd is happy to take orders from trucking companies that want to buy new semi-trailers to pull behind their...

Bank merger creates East Tennessee's biggest locally owned bank

Published Sep. 2 2015

Since he joined the board of Cornerstone Bancshares Inc. six years ago, Miller Welborn has worked to help navigate the...

City panel OKs Alstom tax break despite worries

Published Sep. 2 2015

A city panel Tuesday OK'd a revised property tax break for Alstom in which the company has agreed to pay...

New restaurant brings Southern cuisine, music to city's riverfront

Published Sep. 2 2015

After nearly a year of renovation, A. Marshall Family Foods Inc. opened its newest Puckett's restaurant in the Tennessee Aquarium...

Personal Finance: Why China's slowdown matters to America

Published Sep. 2 2015

Once upon a time, what happened inside the domestic economy of China mattered little to the fate of the West....

Athens Bancshares converts to national bank

Published Sep. 2 2015

Athens Bancshares Corp. on Tuesday completed its previously announced conversion from a federal savings bank to a national bank.

No illegal workers found at Chattanooga Volkswagen expansion site

Published Sep. 2 2015

A Chattanooga official said Tuesday no evidence has been uncovered that undocumented workers are helping build Volkswagen's plant expansion.

Canada officially in recession, though officials say country is bouncing back

Published Sep. 1 2015

Collapsing prices for oil — a major export — have taken their toll on Canada's economy, which has recorded its...

Volkswagen's U.S. sales drop 8.1 percent in August

Published Sep. 1 2015

Volkswagen of America today reported that August sales dropped 8.1 percent, with the Chattanooga-made Passat falling more than 19 percent...

U.S. stocks fall sharply on bleak Chinese manufacturing report

Published Sep. 1 2015

Stock markets plunged again Tuesday, continuing Wall Street's rocky ride, after gloomy economic data out of China rekindled fears that...

Food City begins rebranding Chattanooga Bi-Lo stores

Published Sep. 1 2015

Phase one of Food City's takeover of 29 Bi-Lo supermarkets has started in the Chattanooga area as the Abingdon, Va.-based...

Erwin Marine Sales takes over Chattanooga riverfront marina

Published Sep. 1 2015

Erwin Marine Sales has taken over Chattanooga's downtown riverfront marina formerly managed by MarineMax and renamed the Ross's Landing facility...