Business - Around the Region

Tennessee Gov. Haslam: Dunlap getting 100 new jobs, $700,000 in grants

Published Jul. 29 2016

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was in Dunlap today to announce that Precision Military Aerodynamics, which manufactures parachutes for sporting and...

TVA to cap and close coal ash ponds

Published Jul. 29 2016

The Tennessee Valley Authority said today it will move forward with a plan to close and cap 10 coal ash...

EPB launches 4K television service, new Fi TV options

Published Jul. 29 2016

EPB is adding the next generation of television service to its video lineup at the same time it is giving...

Harold DePriest retiring as head of EPB after two decades

Published Jul. 29 2016

Harold DePriest, the EPB head who led the city-owned electric utility to gain global acclaim as the world's fastest internet...

Antique mall on North Shore to close by end of August; new owner to renovate property

Published Jul. 29 2016

Chattanooga's booming North Shore is getting another multi-million-dollar shot in the arm but will say goodbye to a well-liked antiques...

Winsett: What to look for when buying a used car

Published Jul. 29 2016

Q: Our family is looking to get a used car soon. Does the BBB have any tips to consider before...

Volkswagen, slowed by diesel scandal, sees sales and profit rebound

Published Jul. 29 2016

The Volkswagen diesel scandal could prove to be little more than a speed bump as far as car sales for...

Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce names new executive panel members

Published Jul. 29 2016

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce recently named its 2016-17 executive committee and board members.

CBL reports 'outstanding' 2nd quarter results

Published Jul. 28 2016

Chattanooga-based shopping center operator CBL & Associates Properties Inc. today reported that second-quarter earnings grew on better across-the-board results and...

Chattanooga area jobless rate rises in June

Published Jul. 28 2016

Unemployment in metropolitan Chattanooga rose last month to its highest level so far in 2016, but most of the increase...

Tennessee now holds sales tax holiday on same weekend as Georgia

Published Jul. 28 2016

Tennessee's back-to-school sales tax holiday starts Friday, thanks to state legislation that moved the event to the last weekend in...

Startups at Gigtank's Pitch Night aim to leverage Chattanooga's high-speed Internet

Published Jul. 28 2016

It's estimated that 70 percent of Americans will need end-of-life long-term care, and 50 percent of them will suffer depression...

City of Chattanooga to sell parking lot to clear way for southside commercial project

Published Jul. 28 2016

The city of Chattanooga is selling one of its parking lots to help make way for another major commercial development...

Restaurant Report Card for the week ending July 8

Published Jul. 28 2016

Week ending 7.8.16, no failures reported:

Business Briefs: Bristol call center adding 500 jobs

Published Jul. 28 2016

Teleperformance, a global customer service company, is adding 500 jobs to its call center in Bristol, Tenn.

Chattanooga bankruptcy filings

Published Jul. 28 2016

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Covenant profits, sales drop but trucking firm still beats analyst forecasts

Published Jul. 27 2016

Trucking giant Covenant Transportation Group hit a bumpier road this spring, cutting net income by two thirds on freight revenues...

Chattanooga Whiskey Co. begins construction on larger production distillery downtown

Published Jul. 27 2016

Chattanooga Whiskey Co. has begun construction on a larger production distillery in the former historic Newton Chevrolet property, located at...

Unum profits rise 10 percent in quarter

Published Jul. 27 2016

Unum Group boosted its second quarter net income by 10 percent from a year ago to $236.8 million, or $1...

Fed keeps key interest rate steady but sees fewer risks

Published Jul. 27 2016

The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates unchanged while noting that near-term risks to the economy have diminished.

Dixie carpet sales decline, but profits improve in quarter

Published Jul. 27 2016

Despite a drop in carpet sales, the Dixie Group more than tripled its income from operations during the second quarter...


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Chattanooga startup Pass It Down is semifinalist in national innovation competition

Published Jul. 27 2016

Chattanooga startup Pass It Down is in the running to win $200,000 in a national innovation competition that another local...

Astec Industries shares are at an all-time high

Published Jul. 27 2016

The $305 billion federal highway bill adopted by Congress at the end of last year is paving the way for...