Business - Around the Region

Study: TVA only has 50-50 chance of fully funding retirement system

Published Apr. 29 2017

With a $6 billion shortfall in its pension plan at the end of fiscal 2016, the Tennessee Valley Authority has...

Test Drive: Volkswagen Golf R full review

Published Apr. 29 2017

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf R is the jalapeno pepper of hot hatchbacks: spicy, attainable and potent.

Business Briefs: Apple ceases payments to Qualcomm for iPhone

Published Apr. 29 2017

Apple is refusing to pay any royalties owed to mobile chip maker Qualcomm for some of the features in the...

Earnings Roundup: GM earnings up to $2.6 billion

Published Apr. 29 2017

General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Friday the automaker's first-quarter results show the company's strategy of focusing on profitable areas...

Business Calendar

Published Apr. 29 2017

Events and seminars in the Chattanooga area

UAW continues pressure on VW Chattanooga

Published Apr. 28 2017

On Wednesday, Casteel urged the 1 million active and retired UAW members throughout the nation to sign a petition intended...

Sequoyah refueling brings 700 more workers to Soddy-Daisy plant

Published Apr. 28 2017

The Tennessee Valley Authority began a scheduled refueling outage today on the Unit 2 reactor at its Sequoyah Nuclear Plant...

Chattanooga area employers add 5,860 jobs in past year

Published Apr. 28 2017

Chattanooga area employers added 5,860 jobs over the past year, but unemployment in the metropolitan area last month was still...

Hamilton County works to bring back more art in schools

Published Apr. 28 2017

When IBM surveyed more than 1,500 CEOs about the most important leadership quality for success in business, creativity was the...

Winsett: How to safely shop online

Published Apr. 28 2017

Q. My family is routinely shopping online. I have security concerns; what advice may BBB provide for shopping on the...

Bankruptcies

Published Apr. 28 2017

These are new cases according to court records, that were filed in the Chattanooga and Winchester offices of U.S. Bankruptcy...

Earnings Roundup: Comcast earnings top expectations

Published Apr. 28 2017

Comcast Corp. is reporting first-quarter profit of $2.57 billion. The Philadelphia company said Thursday it had net income of 53...

Mohawk earnings jump to record high in first quarter

Published Apr. 27 2017

The world's biggest floor covering company boosted first quarter profits by 16 percent to a record $201 million, or $2.68...

Narrowing Hixson Pike: Proposal to cut traffic lanes, slow speeds at Riverview stirs opinions

Published Apr. 27 2017

A proposal to narrow a stretch of Hixson Pike to traffic, slow cars to 25 mph and add parallel parking...

Main Street Meats, Hooter's and Dockside Cafe struggle during health inspection

Published Apr. 27 2017

No failures were reported in this week's health inspection results, but some restaurants received low scores and were cited for...

Road being expanded through Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel complex for new apartments

Published Apr. 27 2017

Passenger Street, a city-owned road, will be expanded through the Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel complex, a city board decided Wednesday.

New pact for Ocoee whitewater should boost growth on the river

Published Apr. 27 2017

America's most popular whitewater rafting river should continue to gain visitors and economic growth now that an agreement has been...

Personal Finance: Federal budget follies explained

Published Apr. 27 2017

As members of Congress return to Washington this week, they must confront a looming deadline: much of the federal government...

Earnings Roundup: McDonald's new Big Macs boost profits but sales dip

Published Apr. 26 2017

McDonald's said new food offerings and cheap drinks drove its first-quarter earnings growth but it believes technology in the form...

Unum reports higher first-quarter earnings

Published Apr. 26 2017

Unum Group today reported that first-quarter after-tax operating income was up on higher earnings from its U.S. operations.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author to keynote Diversify luncheon

Published Apr. 26 2017

Isabel Wilkerson, author of The New York Times bestseller "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great...


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TVA to eliminate handguns from nuclear power plant security

Published Apr. 26 2017

Tennessee Valley Authority security officers at nuclear power plants will soon be prohibited from carrying handguns.

Wind project could bring cheaper power to TVA

Published Apr. 26 2017

The developers of a proposed transmission line to carry wind-generated power from the Oklahoma plains to the Tenneseee Valley claim...