Business - Around the Region

TVA seeking public input on coal ash study

Published Sep. 2 2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input on a study for closing coal ash storage sites.

Semi-trailer manufacturing plant bringing 400 jobs to Dade County

Published Sep. 2 2015

Charlie Mudd is happy to take orders from trucking companies that want to buy new semi-trailers to pull behind their...

Bank merger creates East Tennessee's biggest locally owned bank

Published Sep. 2 2015

Since he joined the board of Cornerstone Bancshares Inc. six years ago, Miller Welborn has worked to help navigate the...

City panel OKs Alstom tax break despite worries

Published Sep. 2 2015

A city panel Tuesday OK'd a revised property tax break for Alstom in which the company has agreed to pay...

New restaurant brings Southern cuisine, music to city's riverfront

Published Sep. 2 2015

After nearly a year of renovation, A. Marshall Family Foods Inc. opened its newest Puckett's restaurant in the Tennessee Aquarium...

Personal Finance: Why China's slowdown matters to America

Published Sep. 2 2015

Once upon a time, what happened inside the domestic economy of China mattered little to the fate of the West....

No illegal workers found at Chattanooga Volkswagen expansion site

Published Sep. 2 2015

A Chattanooga official said Tuesday no evidence has been uncovered that undocumented workers are helping build Volkswagen's plant expansion.

Athens Bancshares converts to national bank

Published Sep. 2 2015

Athens Bancshares Corp. on Tuesday completed its previously announced conversion from a federal savings bank to a national bank.

Canada officially in recession, though officials say country is bouncing back

Published Sep. 1 2015

Collapsing prices for oil — a major export — have taken their toll on Canada's economy, which has recorded its...

Volkswagen's U.S. sales drop 8.1 percent in August

Published Sep. 1 2015

Volkswagen of America today reported that August sales dropped 8.1 percent, with the Chattanooga-made Passat falling more than 19 percent...

U.S. stocks fall sharply on bleak Chinese manufacturing report

Published Sep. 1 2015

Stock markets plunged again Tuesday, continuing Wall Street's rocky ride, after gloomy economic data out of China rekindled fears that...

Food City begins rebranding Chattanooga Bi-Lo stores

Published Sep. 1 2015

Phase one of Food City's takeover of 29 Bi-Lo supermarkets has started in the Chattanooga area as the Abingdon, Va.-based...

Erwin Marine Sales takes over Chattanooga riverfront marina

Published Sep. 1 2015

Erwin Marine Sales has taken over Chattanooga's downtown riverfront marina formerly managed by MarineMax and renamed the Ross's Landing facility...

Oil prices rise, but gas prices down 37 percent from year ago

Published Sep. 1 2015

Oil prices surged Monday to boost petroleum prices in the past three trading days to their biggest gains in 25...

Alabama solar farm to be the biggest solar generator for TVA

Published Sep. 1 2015

As TVA diversifies its power generation, the federal utility will look to the sky for a portion of its energy...

What are the biggest building projects started this year in Chattanooga?

Published Sep. 1 2015

The biggest building permits issued so far this year in Chattanooga include major sewer and water infrastructure upgrades and apartments...

Hamilton Place Mall marks Quilt Week

Published Sep. 1 2015

For the second year in a row, Hamilton Place Mall will host a special event in correlation with the American...

Trident Seafoods opens Georgia center, adds 175 jobs

Published Sep. 1 2015

Trident Seafoods has opened a $40 million production and distribution center in Carrollton, Ga., providing 175 full-time jobs and the...

Food City to hire 40 more workers at Red Bank store

Published Aug. 31 2015

Food City plans to hire 40 more employees at its Red Bank supermarket, which is one of the first of...

Doctor plans to cut ties with insurance companies, have subscriber-funded practice in Chattanooga

Published Aug. 30 2015

Dr. Danielle Mitchell doesn't have much love for insurance companies.

Small manufacturers key to building a nation of makers

Published Aug. 29 2015

A panel of scholars from the University of Virginia's Miller Center on Friday returned to what the leaders often call...

Southside pop-up furniture store to open

Published Aug. 29 2015

An Ooltewah man plans to open a pop-up furniture store on Chattanooga's Southside.

Indian Motorcycle, Victory Motorcycle and Polaris Slingshot dealership is open now in Chattanooga

Published Aug. 29 2015

One of the oldest and most prominent brands in American motoring is back in Chattanooga.