Winsett: Solar eclipse scams to avoid

Published Aug. 18 2017

There is much excitement for the eclipse on Aug. 21. What advice may BBB provide to consumers who may participate...

Jobless rate in Tennessee falls to an all-time low

Published Aug. 17 2017

Unemployment in Tennessee dropped last month to the lowest level on record after employers across the state added 49,100 jobs...

NRC approves power upgrades at Browns Ferry

Published Aug. 17 2017

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said today it has approved Tennessee Valley Authority's request to increase the generating capacity at its...


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Unemployment in Georgia falls to lowest rate in a decade

Published Aug. 17 2017

Despite a seasonal drop in employment last month, Georgia's jobless rate in July fell to its lowest level in a...

New Lookouts stadium could bring housing, retail space to Southside

Published Aug. 17 2017

An owner of the 141-acre former foundry site off South Broad Street says he can envision "a mini-SunTrust Park" holding...

Blasting to start soon for new Chickamauga Lock

Published Aug. 17 2017

The long-delayed construction of a new lock at the Chickamauga Dam is about to get noisier as blasting starts to...

Two Chattanooga logistics firms among America's fastest growing companies

Published Aug. 17 2017

At the hub of three interstate highways and two major rail lines, Chattanooga's centralized location helped grow two of America's...

Business Briefs: Judge OKs Takata bid to halt some lawsuits

Published Aug. 17 2017

A Delaware bankruptcy judge is temporarily halting the prosecution of lawsuits filed by Hawaii, New Mexico and the U.S. Virgin...

Tyson to add 300 jobs in $80 million expansion in Tennessee

Published Aug. 16 2017

America's second biggest meat processor is expanding its chicken processing facility in Union City, Tenn., adding 300 more jobs.

Mojo Burrito fires employee who attended Charlottesville, Va., rally

Published Aug. 16 2017

Terrance Hightower was fired from his job at Mojo Burrito in St. Elmo on Monday when a co-worker sparked a...

Personal Finance: Blockchain a test for using Bitcoin

Published Aug. 16 2017

Brother, can you spare a Bitcoin?

Business Briefs: CBO sees higher health plan premiums if Trump halts subsidies

Published Aug. 16 2017

Premiums for a popular type of individual health plan would rise sharply, and more people would be left with no...

Comcast Internet Essentials reaches 3,000 Chattanooga households

Published Aug. 15 2017

Comcast has connected 30,000 Tennessee households, including 3,000 homes in Chattanooga, to its high-speed internet adoption program for low-income Americans...

Resolute Forest Products cutting 222 jobs at Calhoun, Tenn., plant

Published Aug. 15 2017

Resolute Forest Products in Calhoun, Tenn., is cutting 222 jobs at its plant as it shuts down newsprint production operations.

Stein Construction closing after 105 years; holding equipment auction

Published Aug. 15 2017

Excavators, dozers, backhoes, trucks and other equipment will be selling at auction Aug. 30 as Chattanooga's Stein Construction Co. prepares...

Planners OK more than 500 potential new home sites across Hamilton County

Published Aug. 15 2017

Chattanooga planners on Monday gave the OK to what eventually could lead to construction of more than 500 single-family houses...

Target, Aldi make moves for grocery delivery

Published Aug. 15 2017

Target and Aldi are making moves to shore up their grocery delivery business.

Budgetel in East Ridge to open in two months, owners say

Published Aug. 15 2017

What a difference a year makes.

International nuclear agency reviews Sequoyah plant

Published Aug. 15 2017

For the first time in its 35-year history, the International Atomic Energy Agency has sent a team of its top...

These states have the strictest drunken driving penalties

Published Aug. 15 2017

Drunken driving fatalities fell by 57 percent from 1982 to 2014 as states have cracked down on drinking and driving....

After failure of South Carolina nuclear plant, backers seek federal aid

Published Aug. 15 2017

Proponents of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina, arguing that...

Retired UTC professor selected to lead Siskin Children's Institute

Published Aug. 14 2017

The Siskin Children's Institute has selected retired University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Professor Emerita Deborah Arfken as interim president and...

GE Appliances to double staff in Tennessee at Monogram refrigerator plant

Published Aug. 14 2017

GE Appliances announced today it is expanding its appliance plant in Selmer, Tenn.