Business - Around the Region

Two years of road-widening construction ramping up in East Brainerd

Published Jul. 7 2015

Near the height of Monday's dog day afternoon, a backhoe rumbled through the construction zone along East Brainerd Road headed...

Ooltewah gets tap room; wine bar slated to open soon

Published Jul. 7 2015

Ooltewah is right next door to Collegedale, which only began to let restaurants sell beer by the drink in 2009...

Southside apartments planned near Pilgrim's Pride plant

Published Jul. 7 2015

A Knoxville developer is planning to build a $15 million apartment and retail project on Chattanooga's Southside near the Pilgrim's...

Gas prices on the decline in Chattanooga, nation

Published Jul. 7 2015

The average price of a gallon of gas in Chattanooga fell 4 cents a gallon last week and will likely...

Big Five: What are the most expensive homes on the Chattanooga market?

Published Jul. 7 2015

In Hamilton County, 54 single-family homes for sale are priced above $1 million, including 12 that are priced above $2...

Aetna expects merger with Humana in 2016

Published Jul. 7 2015

Aetna Inc's chief executive said Monday he was confident the purchase of smaller rival Humana Inc. will pass antitrust muster...

CapitalMark bank merger approved by regulators

Published Jul. 6 2015

Pinnacle, one of the fastest growing independent banks in Tennessee, gained the OK of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions...

Hunter Museum opens cafe operated by deli owner Mindy Benton

Published Jul. 6 2015

The Hunter Museum Cafe by Mindy B's is now open, located next to the museum's 24-hour terrace with views of...

Two towns rediscover deadly 1889 train wreck after a coed knocks down 125-year-old monument in Cleveland

Published Jul. 5 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Here at the heavily traveled intersection of Eighth and Ocoee streets, a pair of skinny, stone monuments...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...