Business - Around the Region

Integrity revamping Chattanooga showrooms

Published Nov. 29 2015

Cadillac sales at the dealership are up about 51 percent. GMC is 12 percent higher, Chevrolet is 10 percent above...

First statewide trust business opens

Published Nov. 29 2015

A group of veteran trust officers and investors have formed the first independent public trust company in Tennessee since a...

Consumer Watch: Be wary of credit report scams

Published Nov. 29 2015

Several folks have asked me recently to explain credit reporting agencies and fraud alerts in this column. Because holiday gift...

Under Construction: Walk2Campus

Published Nov. 29 2015

Project: UTC Five LLC, student apartment complex.

Downtown coffeehouse Greyfriar's relocates

Published Nov. 28 2015

A coffeehouse that was one of downtown Chattanooga's pioneering retailers after the opening of the Tennessee Aquarium more than two...

VW's German workers get long holiday

Published Nov. 28 2015

Volkswagen is giving its German workers nearly a month off over Christmas and the New Year in the wake of...

Toyota sales outpace Volkswagen globally

Published Nov. 27 2015

Toyota Motor Corp. outsold Volkswagen AG globally in October for the fourth straight month to remain the world's top-selling automaker...

Unemployment drops in most counties, Dalton jobless rate rises

Published Nov. 26 2015

Unemployment fell last month in most area counties, but rose in the Dalton area.

Lookout Mountain restaurant ready to reopen 18 months after fire leveled it

Published Nov. 26 2015

If you rebuild it, they will come.

TVA tries to improve Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant performance

Published Nov. 26 2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority is looking to correct equipment and performance problems at its Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant during the...

Chattanooga jobless rate falls to 7-year low

Published Nov. 25 2015

Unemployment in metropolitan Chattanooga fell last month to the lowest monthly level since April 2008.

Watts Bar plant named 8th biggest U.S. boondoggle

Published Nov. 25 2015

The Watts Bar Nuclear plant near Spring City, Tenn., has been named as the eighth biggest boondoggle in the United...

EPB, state attorney general clash over FCC rule on municipal broadband

Published Nov. 25 2015

Only seven years after EPB launched its telecom services, the city-owned utility expects to sign up its 78,000th customer this...

Growers and retailers give thanks for buyers of real Christmas trees

Published Nov. 25 2015

A decade ago, maybe more, it was normal for Andy Bickford to sell $47,000 worth of white pine Christmas trees...

Chattanooga attorney seeks to stop North Shore apartments

Published Nov. 25 2015

A Chattanooga attorney is trying to stop a new apartment building from going up on the North Shore, claiming the...

Memphis-based FedEx gets OK to buy TNT Express

Published Nov. 25 2015

Memphis-based Fedex Corp gained approval Tuesday from U.S. antitrust regulators for its purchase of Dutch counterpart TNT Express, according to...

Volkswagen now under investigation for tax evasion

Published Nov. 24 2015

German prosecutors said Tuesday they have widened their investigation of Volkswagen to include suspicion of tax evasion after revelations...

TVA racks up $6 billion shortfall in its employee pension fund

Published Nov. 24 2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority lost $762 million in its pension fund investments in fiscal 2015, leaving the federal agency with...

HomeServe USA looks to expand business in Chattanooga

Published Nov. 24 2015

HomeServe USA, a provider of emergency home repair service plans, is looking at expanding its Chattanooga call center as its...

Despite wine coming to supermarkets, relatives gamble on liquor store purchase

Published Nov. 24 2015

Grocery stores across Tennessee will start selling wine next summer, but the looming competition hasn't scared off a group of...

Home sales slump in October as higher prices weigh on buyers

Published Nov. 24 2015

Fewer Americans bought homes in October, a sign that rising home values may be pushing more would-be buyers to the...

What stores have the biggest Black Friday discounts?

Published Nov. 24 2015

The biggest discounters for Black Friday are:

Cheaper fuel helps cut TVA electric rates over past four years

Published Nov. 23 2015

As the economy of the Tennessee Valley has gained back most of the economic power it lost during the Great...