Business - Around the Region

VW Chattanooga expansion among Top 10 U.S. business deals

Published May. 5 2015

Volkswagen's announced expansion of its Chattanooga plant last July was among the top 10 business deals of 2014, according to...

Chattanooga Airport upgrades parking equipment

Published May. 5 2015

Chattanooga Airport has begun an upgrade of its parking equipment, including ticket dispensers, pay machines inside the terminal and at...

Major designer hires Cleveland's Hardwick Clothes to make 65,000 suits

Published May. 5 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- What a year at Hardwick Clothes.

Chattanooga's historic Miller Building is getting a big new tenant

Published May. 5 2015

Chattanooga's biggest accounting firm is leaving its longtime home and shifting its downtown offices into one of the city's oldest...

Chattanooga competes for Outside magazine's 'Best Town in America'

Published May. 5 2015

Chattanooga is back in the running for Outside magazine's crown of "Best Town in America."

Mayfield milk cartons being rebranded under new label

Published May. 5 2015

Dean Foods will place all of its regional milk labels, including Mayfield Dairy, under one brand as part of a...

Embellish owner buys Willa Collection boutique on North Shore

Published May. 5 2015

Two of Chattanooga's most popular high-end women's boutiques are under common ownership after the owner of Embellish shoes and accessory...

Chattanooga Chamber among top 10 groups for business recruitment

Published May. 5 2015

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce was named one of the top 10 economic development groups in the country for...

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee publishes health magazine

Published May. 5 2015

Tennessee's biggest health insurer is starting a magazine to highlight stories of Tennesseans who are successfully dealing with some of...

Starbucks expands at Erlanger medical mall

Published May. 5 2015

Erlanger and Aramark officials Monday hoisted their distinctive Starbucks cups to toast the grand opening of the new Starbucks Coffee...

Gas prices up 38 cents per gallon in past month

Published May. 4 2015

Gasoline prices in Chattanooga have increased more than 38 cents per gallon in the past month as crude oil prices...

Vacation and second homes sales rebound around greater Chattanooga area

Published May. 3 2015

On a warm, clear late-April day following a week of near-constant rain, John Tatum cleared out space in his reliable...

FirstBank to buy Northwest Georgia Bank; fourth merger by local banks planned this year

Published May. 2 2015

One of Tennessee's fastest- growing banks plans this summer to acquire the biggest bank in Northwest Georgia -- the fourth...

Group eyes auto academy for Chattanooga

Published May. 2 2015

With Volkswagen and its suppliers needing up to 4,000 workers in the Chattanooga area in the next couple of years...

U.S. Xpress named in Georgia fatal wreck lawsuit

Published May. 2 2015

Chattanooga trucking company U.S. Xpress has been named a defendant in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of...

Chattanooga area Business Calendar

Published May. 2 2015

Entrepreneur Bookkeeping from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, May 4, at Tennessee Small Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Blvd. First...

Ridgeland High School teacher wins Liberty Bell award

Published May. 2 2015

Patricia Skates, the vice chairman of the Soddy-Daisy City Commission and a government and economics teacher at Ridgeland High School...

1 in 4 U.S. renters must use half their pay for housing costs

Published May. 2 2015

WASHINGTON -- More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least half their family income to pay...

FirstBank to buy Northwest Georgia Bank

Published May. 1 2015

FirstBank, the wholly owned subsidiary of First South Bancorp, Inc., and the third largest Tennessee-based bank, signed will acquire Northwest...

TVA on pace for $500 million in budget cuts after eliminating 2,000 jobs

Published May. 1 2015

TVA has cut nearly 2,000 jobs from its staff over the past couple of years, cutting TVA's staff below 11,000...

Allen Casey's rundown barge headed downstream at last; restaurant's departure opens door for riverfront projects

Published May. 1 2015

Chattanooga businessman Allen Casey's rundown barge, conceived as a floating restaurant, may end up serving fish after all.

Former TVA chairman heads development

Published May. 1 2015

Former TVA Chairman Glenn McCullough Jr. has been named the new director of the Mississippi's economic development agency. Mississippi Gov....

Chattanooga Allergy Clinic to open 6th location

Published Apr. 30 2015

Chattanooga Allergy Clinic will open a full-service allergy clinic, its sixth location in the region, this summer at 325 Market...