Business - Around the Region

Most people since 2007 taking a Fourth of July trip

Published Jul. 3 2015

Torrential rain forecast for large parts of the country this Fourth of July weekend may drown out some events, but...

Greene Skirts connects truckers, gas-saving technologies

Published Jul. 3 2015

Burl Pence probably wouldn't have given trailer skirts a shot had Dena Jackson and her Chattanooga startup, Greene Skirts, not...

Chinese supplier leases space for plant to supply VW, create over 300 jobs

Published Jul. 3 2015

An auto supplier partly owned by a Chinese company has leased a building near Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant where it's expected...

Greater Chattanooga Area Business Calendar

Published Jul. 3 2015

' Member Orientation from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, at the Chamber Board Room, 811 Broad St. Learn...

Monens buy Southside home for $2.1 million

Published Jul. 3 2015

After opening five restaurants in Chattanooga over the past seven years, Mike and Taylor Monen are taking up residence in...

Hudson Cook opens Ooltewah offices

Published Jul. 3 2015

Hudson Cook, LLP, a national law firm focusing on consumer financial services, has opened a 3,923-square-foot, second story office space...

Johnsonville unit OK for environment

Published Jul. 3 2015

An environmental review by the Tennessee Valley Authority has concluded there will be no significant environmental impacts with construction and...

New 10-story Chattanooga apartment project gets city incentives

Published Jul. 2 2015

A plan to put a 10-story tower with apartments along with retail and office space in downtown Chattanooga won financial...

Chinese auto supplier opening shop in Chattanooga, may create 300 jobs

Published Jul. 2 2015

A Chinese-owned auto supplier has leased a building near Volkswagen's auto assembly plant where it is expected to provide interiors...

A minimum $300 fine is now in effect for uninsured Tennessee drivers

Published Jul. 2 2015

Getting caught without proof of auto insurance in Tennessee now costs three times more than it did at the beginning...

Volkswagen sales rise for 2nd month

Published Jul. 2 2015

Volkswagen of America's June sales climbed over a year ago and enabled the automaker to post back-to-back monthly gains for...

June investment tops $1 billion in the 16-county Chattanooga region last month

Published Jul. 2 2015

More than $1 billion in new business investment plans were announced within the 16-county Chattanooga region last month.

U-Haul adds dealers in Chattanooga and Cleveland, Tenn.

Published Jul. 2 2015

U-Haul International, Inc. has added new dealers in Chattanooga and Cleveland, Tenn.

Government sues to stop sale of GE's appliance division, which includes Roper Corp.

Published Jul. 1 2015

The U.S. government is suing to stop Electrolux from buying General Electric's appliance division, saying the combined company would dominate...

Robot kills worker at VW plant in Germany

Published Jul. 1 2015

A 21-year-old external contractor was killed by a robot at a Volkswagen plant near Kassel, Germany, today, according to the...

VW sales rise in U.S. in June

Published Jul. 1 2015

Volkswagen of America today reported sales rose 5.6 percent in June from a year ago to 30,436 vehicles on the...

Georgia fireworks fans can celebrate as new law goes into effect today

Published Jul. 1 2015

Dania Sosa has sold sparklers, fountains and other small, nonexplosive fireworks for the past eight years at a TNT Fireworks...

Tennessee American Water raising rates 4.6 percent

Published Jul. 1 2015

The average Chattanooga household will pay another $1 a month for water under a rate increase approved Tuesday for the...

Watts Bar is first nuclear plant to meet post-Fukushima upgrade requirements

Published Jul. 1 2015

The Watts Bar Nuclear Plant near Spring City, Tenn., has become the first nuclear power plant in America to gain...

Local stocks show mixed results in first half of 2015

Published Jul. 1 2015

The long-awaited housing recovery helped boost stock prices for carpet makers during the first half of 2015, making Mohawk Industries...

Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment

Published Jun. 30 2015

ATHENS, Greece -- Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five...

Supreme Court's coal reprieve won't stop TVA from shutting down plants

Published Jun. 30 2015

A Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other...

Recycled, remanufactured auto parts supplier to build self-service site in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 30 2015

One of the nation's largest suppliers of recycled and remanufactured auto parts is building a self-service location in Chattanooga on...