Business - Around the Region

VW sales up in U.S. in July

Published Aug. 3 2015

Volkswagen of America today reported a 2.4 percent uptick in July sales as buyers snapped up more of the automaker's...

Pinnacle competes purchase of CapitalMark Bank

Published Aug. 3 2015

Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of CapitalMark Bank & Trust in...

$40 million plan offered to fix Hamilton Place traffic woes

Published Aug. 3 2015

The Chattanooga City Council is expected to consider on Tuesday a $40 million plan to provide better access between Interstate-75...

Warehouse Row on the block

Published Aug. 2 2015

Warehouse Row, the office and retail complex whose comeback has helped propel Chattanooga's ongoing downtown revival, is up for sale.

Zaxby's to be built across from Bass Pro Shop -- but only if roads are ready

Published Aug. 1 2015

A Zaxby's restaurant is in the works across from the Bass Pro Shop to be built near Interstate 75 at...

Charitable cottage industry springs up in wake of shooting rampage

Published Aug. 1 2015

Kristi Manning isn't a graphic designer. She's co-owner of a Chattanooga gun store and shooting range.

TVA to sell third downtown building in two years

Published Aug. 1 2015

Three years after the Tennessee Valley Authority bought the former headquarters of the Tennessee American Water Co., the utility has...

Questions raised about possible undocumented VW construction workers

Published Aug. 1 2015

Questions were raised Friday that undocumented workers are helping to build Volkswagen's plant expansion in Chattanooga, but the automaker discounted...

UPS buying Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion

Published Aug. 1 2015

Fifteen months after buying Chattanooga's fastest growing startup, Coyote Logistics struck a deal Friday to be acquired by UPS for...

Inspector General targets TennCare fraud

Published Aug. 1 2015

For the second time this week following unexpected outages, TVA briefly returned the Sequoyah Unit 1 to power generation Thursday...

Sequoyah unit restarted after two reactor shutdowns in past week

Published Jul. 31 2015

For the second time this week following unexpected outages, TVA on Thursday night briefly returned to power generation the unit...

Pinnacle completes purchase of CapitalMark; Magna Bank shareholders agree to merger

Published Jul. 31 2015

Nashville's biggest home grown bank is acquiring Chattanooga's fastest growing bank, effective today, even as the new combined bank prepares...

UPS buys Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion

Published Jul. 31 2015

UPS announced today it is buying Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion as it maneuvers for a slice of the burgeoning...

Back-to-school goods are tax-free this weekend in Georgia

Published Jul. 31 2015

Georgia will waive sales taxes today and Saturday on back-to-school items ranging from clothes to computers, and Tennessee and Alabama...

Higher Chattanooga Airport traffic drives more parking for travelers

Published Jul. 31 2015

With Chattanooga Airport passenger traffic on pace for another record year, 300 new parking spaces are opening up to help...

Business Facilities rates Tennessee as No. 1 automotive manufacturing state

Published Jul. 31 2015

The $900 million addition of a second vehicle at Volkswagen's Chattanooga assembly plant announced last year helped Tennessee accelerate past...

Walmart is hiring, training for Neighborhood Market grocery outlets opening in area

Published Jul. 31 2015

Wal-Mart is about to take a bigger bite of Chattanooga's grocery market by getting smaller -- at least in the...

La-Z-Boy wins state safety honor

Published Jul. 31 2015

La-Z-Boy, Inc., in Dayton, Tenn., was one of five Tennessee companies chosen to receive the Commissioner's Award of Excellence for...

Erlanger bariatric center accredited

Published Jul. 31 2015

Erlanger Health System's Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center said Thursday it has achieved a three-year accreditation from the Metabolic and...

Tennessee Housing Development Agency offers class for homebuyers

Published Jul. 31 2015

Starting Saturday, the Tennessee Housing Development Agency will begin offering its homebuyer education program online to anyone in Tennessee for...

Walmart Neighborhood Market in Dalton to hire 95 workers

Published Jul. 30 2015

Walmart has begun hiring the first of up to 95 associates to staff the Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open...

U.S. cuts estimates for economic growth over past 3 years

Published Jul. 30 2015

The U.S. economy grew more slowly over the past three years than the government had previously estimated, held back by...

GigTank Demo Day showcases innovation from teams across nation

Published Jul. 30 2015

Hundreds turned out Tuesday to hear what was behind the startups of The Company Lab's summer accelerator program, GigTank, and...