Business - Around the Region

Georgia fireworks fans can celebrate as new law goes into effect today

Published Jul. 1 2015

Dania Sosa has sold sparklers, fountains and other small, nonexplosive fireworks for the past eight years at a TNT Fireworks...

Tennessee American Water raising rates 4.6 percent

Published Jul. 1 2015

The average Chattanooga household will pay another $1 a month for water under a rate increase approved Tuesday for the...

Watts Bar is first nuclear plant to meet post-Fukushima upgrade requirements

Published Jul. 1 2015

The Watts Bar Nuclear Plant near Spring City, Tenn., has become the first nuclear power plant in America to gain...

Local stocks show mixed results in first half of 2015

Published Jul. 1 2015

The long-awaited housing recovery helped boost stock prices for carpet makers during the first half of 2015, making Mohawk Industries...

Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment

Published Jun. 30 2015

ATHENS, Greece -- Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five...

Supreme Court's coal reprieve won't stop TVA from shutting down plants

Published Jun. 30 2015

A Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other...

Recycled, remanufactured auto parts supplier to build self-service site in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 30 2015

One of the nation's largest suppliers of recycled and remanufactured auto parts is building a self-service location in Chattanooga on...

What states have the highest taxes on wine?

Published Jun. 30 2015

The median state excise tax on wine is 87 cents per gallon, but many states impose a far higher tax...

Chattanooga gas prices down ahead of Fourth

Published Jun. 30 2015

Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga have fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.47 per gallon,...

Cherokees, Durangos recalled

Published Jun. 30 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is telling the owners of 65 new 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos to immediately stop...

Wal-Mart hiring 95 for Neighborhood Market

Published Jun. 29 2015

Wal-Mart plans to hire up to 95 employees to work at a new Neighborhood Market slated to open in September...

Stocks tumble amid Greece debt woes

Published Jun. 29 2015

NEW YORK -- Fears that Greece's troubles could spread through the global financial system shook markets on Monday, driving U.S....

Enoch Elwell's entrepreneurial dreams started early

Published Jun. 29 2015

Enoch Elwell's entrepreneurial streak started in elementary school with homemade Popsicle sales. As the story goes, he and his brother...

Wacker project making history, prepares for production startup

Published Jun. 28 2015

Wacker continues to flex its financial muscle at its sprawling plant construction site that the company terms the largest single...

Business Digest: Kramer elected to bankers board

Published Jun. 28 2015

Mike Kramer, president and chief executive officer for FSG Bank, was elected to the board of directors for the Tennessee...

Developer plans new condos at Cameron Harbor on Chattanooga waterfront

Published Jun. 27 2015

A Nashville developer plans to add 63 more residential units, likely condominiums, at Cameron Harbor on downtown Chattanooga's waterfront along...

Technology the Future of Work in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 27 2015

If it's not already obvious, technology will dominate the future.

Dr. Erin Eudaly joins Smiles of Chattanooga

Published Jun. 27 2015

Dr. Erin Eudaly has been added to the team at Smiles of Chattanooga.

Amazon hiring 150 more in Bradley County

Published Jun. 27 2015

Amazon is at it again.

Amazon hiring 150 in Bradley County

Published Jun. 26 2015

Amazon's fulfillment center in Charleston, Tenn., is hosting a job fair on Monday to fill more than 150 full-time positions,...

EPB hikes the price of residential electricity

Published Jun. 26 2015

The Electric Power Board unanimously approved a 3.5 percent rate hike for residential customers at its meeting Friday morning.

Today is national Take Your Dog to Work Day, but that doesn't mean you should

Published Jun. 26 2015

It's not often that your boss says, "Good girl! Sit down. Here's a treat." (Or let's hope it's not often.)

Dalton leads Georgia in job growth; unemployment up in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 26 2015

Unemployment in the Dalton, Ga., area fell last month to its lowest monthly level in eight years as the Carpet...