Business - Around the Region

Wacker supporting Chattanooga State apprenticeships

Published Mar. 6 2015

Wacker Polysilicon North America is supporting three new apprenticeship programs at Chattanooga State Community College which will begin this fall.

Mercedes to build van plant in South Carolina

Published Mar. 6 2015

LADSON, S.C.-- Daimler AG says it will spend about $500 million and create 1,300 jobs with a new plant near...

VW investing $1 billion in Mexico, report says

Published Mar. 6 2015

Volkswagen next week will announce an investment worth around $1 billion in Mexico to expand its Puebla plant, said Reuters...

US adds a robust 295K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.5 pct.

Published Mar. 6 2015

U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above...

New $9 million Chattanooga at Shallowford Morning Pointe Assisted Living opens

Published Mar. 6 2015

In the bitter gray afternoon Thursday, a hearty crowd gathered at the brand-new, $9 million Chattanooga at Shallowford Morning Pointe...

Tennessee jobless rate tops Georgia for first time in 5 years

Published Mar. 6 2015

Unemployment in Tennessee rose during January above the jobless rate in neighboring Georgia for the first time since the Great...

Ceramics facility to add 180 jobs in Mt. Pleasant Tennessee

Published Mar. 6 2015

Gruppo Concorde, through its North American subsidiary UST Inc., announced today it will build an $80 million facility in Mt....

Volkswagen's Stephan Gruhsem wins PR award

Published Mar. 6 2015

Stephan Gruhsem, head of group communications, external relations and investor relations for Volkswagen AG, has received the "PR Manager of...

Miller Industries sales, profits up as Ooltewah towing firm raises dividend

Published Mar. 6 2015

Snow-bound motorists may be cursing the prolonged winter and oil company investors may not like the drop in fuel prices....

Bleu Door Boutique coming to Hamilton Place

Published Mar. 6 2015

Bleu Door Boutique, offering women's clothing, shoes and accessories, will open a 1,173-square-foot store at The Shoppes at Hamilton Place...

Tennessee jobless rate rises to 6.7 percent in January

Published Mar. 5 2015

Unemployment in Tennessee rose in January to 6.7 percent, a full 1 percentage points above the U.S. jobless rate for...

Ceramics facility to add 180 jobs in Mt. Pleasant, TN

Published Mar. 5 2015

Gruppo Concorde, through its North American subsidiary UST Inc., announced today it will build an $80 million facility in Mt....

New store coming to Hamilton Place

Published Mar. 5 2015

Bleu Door Boutique will open next month in a 1,173 square foot store at Hamilton Place Mall.

Amazon to hire 400 more workers in Chattanooga

Published Mar. 5 2015

Marissa Johnson had worked for Amazon before, and she's looking at rejoining the online retailing giant as the company bolsters...

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, loan approval needed before barge is removed from Chattanooga downtown waterfront

Published Mar. 5 2015

The dismantling and removal of a derelict barge from Chattanooga's riverfront will have to await the finalizing of a loan...

$20 million Chattanooga development to tie into Tennessee Riverwalk

Published Mar. 5 2015

Hard to spot from Broad Street because of the Southern Saddlery Co. building, there's an empty, 7.5-acre piece of land...

Personal Finance: Investors must remain on guard against fraud

Published Mar. 5 2015

From Hawaii to Maine to California, investment fraud is alive and well.

Miller Industries sales, profits up; company boosts dividend

Published Mar. 4 2015

With its profits up nearly 60 percent last year, Miller Industries, Inc. announced today it is raising its quarterly dividend...

Multimillion-dollar Tomorrow Building planned for Chattanooga

Published Mar. 4 2015

The Yesterday's building in downtown Chattanooga soon will morph into the Tomorrow Building.

Patience urged in rise to the top, former HGTV head says

Published Mar. 4 2015

Patience, Susan Packard learned, is good for business.

Auto sales up in nation and Chattanooga, but hit by snow

Published Mar. 4 2015

Chuck Sanders has bought two new cars in the last couple of years -- a Volkswagen Passat and Beetle.

VW sales in U.S. off in February

Published Mar. 3 2015

Volkswagen of America's sales fell 5.1 percent in February over a year ago as dips were posted in all its...

Construction, land-clearing equipment maker Paladin buys Kodiak in Bradley County, TN

Published Mar. 3 2015

A pair of Chattanooga area plants are each expected to gain as they come under the wing of one company...