Tale of two cities: Dalton leads rebound after losing 20 percent of jobs as Chattanooga trails other metro areas in 2014 growth

Published Mar. 29 2015

America's carpet capital is making a comeback.

Consumer Watch: Keeping track of gifts can lower your tax bill

Published Mar. 29 2015

While I believe it's always beneficial to support charities and those in need, hopefully readers who itemize deductions remember charitable...

Under Construction: Bojangles' adds 2 new stores

Published Mar. 29 2015

Project: Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits. Location: Soddy-Daisy, Springfield Road by Zaxby's and Red Bank, Dayton Boulevard. Size: New...

Business Digest: Van Valkenburg joins Kennedy Center panel

Published Mar. 29 2015

Rodney Van Valkenburg, ArtsBuild's director of grants and initiatives, has been elected to the Kennedy Center Partners in Education Advisory...

Chattanooga RV Super Show Dealers say market is vastly improved since 2009

Published Mar. 28 2015

Mark and Ashley Bates bought a camper travel trailer back in November because Doodles, their 30-pound Corgi-Jack Russell mix, is...

Fifth graders at East Lake Elementary take flag etiquette, responsibility seriously

Published Mar. 28 2015

At 3 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, there's a ripple of calm amid the chaos of the bus line...

Test Drive: New Focus features sharper design

Published Mar. 28 2015

There's always a philosophical tug-of-war when it comes to designing compact cars. It essentially boils down to this: Should a...

Business Calendar

Published Mar. 28 2015

Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Government Contracting Workshop from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at BrightBridge Women's Business Center,...

Coding classes seek to help prepare women for Chattanooga-area technology jobs

Published Mar. 28 2015

Two courses aimed at getting more women into Chattanooga-area technology jobs will roll out next month at Lamp Post Group,...

Salon celebrates new store in Chattanooga at Hamilton Corner

Published Mar. 28 2015

Sola Salon Studios will mark the grand opening of its newest facility in Chattanooga at Hamilton Corner on Monday from...

Southern Heritage Bank chairman retires

Published Mar. 28 2015

One of the founding directors of Bradley County's second-biggest bank will retire as the bank's chairman next week.

U.S. regulators investigate reports of faulty VW Passat steering column

Published Mar. 27 2015

Owners have complained that the failure happens during normal driving conditions and is sometimes accompanied by a noise from the...

Dow to break off, merge chlorine unit with Olin Corp.

Published Mar. 27 2015

Dow Chemical is breaking off a significant part of its chlorine operations in a deal with Olin Corp. valued at...

Feetz: Digital cobbler gets funding for 3-D printing of new shoes

Published Mar. 27 2015

Feetz, the digital cobbler of startups, has locked down more than $1.5 million in seed funding, most recently from a...

Biz Bulletin: How to select the best assisted living center

Published Mar. 27 2015

Q. We are considering assisted living for a family member; there is so much to consider in selecting the correct...

Jobless rates drop across Chattanooga region in February

Published Mar. 27 2015

Unemployment dropped last month across the Chattanooga region to one of the lowest levels in seven years.

Alcoa gets DOE grant to expand

Published Mar. 27 2015

The Department of Energy is reviving a vehicle loan program it pledged to retool after criticism it funded flops and...

How the government aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans

Published Mar. 27 2015

Each month, more than 200,000 needy U.S. households take out what's advertised as a brief loan.

Hamilton County's jobless rate drops to lowest level in years

Published Mar. 26 2015

Unemployment in Hamilton County fell last month to one of the lowest levels in the past seven years.

Alcoa to get $259 million DOE loan to upgrade Tennessee plant

Published Mar. 26 2015

The U.S. Energy Department will announce today plans to loan aluminum producer Alcoa Inc. $259 million to expand production of...

Dalton jobless rate falls to 7.1 percent

Published Mar. 26 2015

Unemployment in the Dalton, Ga., area fell to the lowest monthly level in nearly seven years last month as the...

FSG to merge with Atlanta bank in $160 million stock deal

Published Mar. 26 2015

Chattanooga's biggest independent bank plans to merge this fall with one of Atlanta's fastest-growing banks to create a combined bank...

Casey barge could be gone from Ross's Landing by mid-May

Published Mar. 26 2015

Work is to start today to raise the derelict barge that partially sank across from Ross's Landing, and the vessel...