Business - Around the Region

Big company buys controlling stake in Bonnaroo music festival

Published Apr. 28 2015

NEW YORK - Concert promoter and ticket seller Live Nation said today that it bought a controlling stake in annual...

General Mills investing $250 million in Tennessee, creating new jobs

Published Apr. 28 2015

General Mills will expand current operations in a Murfreesboro, Tenn, facility, investing $250 million and creating 117 new jobs, officials...

EPB to offer discounted Internet for low-income households

Published Apr. 28 2015

EPB will offer its high-speed Internet service at a discounted rate to any household with a student who qualifies for...

Buffalo Wild Wings, more coming to Fort Oglethorpe

Published Apr. 28 2015

More retailers are coming to Fort Oglethorpe as a developer breaks ground on another shopping center that will include the...

Chattanooga among top cities for startups

Published Apr. 28 2015

Chattanooga ranks among the five best cities in the nation to start a business, according to WalletHub, a personal-finance social...

Concrete delivery truck drivers exempt from mandatory unpaid 30-minute break rule

Published Apr. 28 2015

Concrete delivery truck companies are rejoicing, following a ruling passed this month by federal transportation authorities exempting their drivers from...

The List: Cheapest states for auto insurance

Published Apr. 28 2015

The average cost of automobile insurance varies widely among states, based upon local laws, repair costs, accident rates and driving...

Cornerstone boosts first-quarter profits

Published Apr. 28 2015

The parent company of Cornerstone Bank in Chattanooga boosted its first-quarter earnings by 16.5 percent above a year ago to...

Clumpies celebrates opening of St. Elmo shop

Published Apr. 28 2015

Clumpies Ice Cream Co., owned by See Rock City Inc., will celebrate the opening of its second location next Tuesday...

How Forrest Preston built Life Care Centers into the biggest privately held company in the industry

Published Apr. 27 2015

On a cold afternoon in mid-winter, Forrest Preston stands on the edge of a crowd gathered in the dining hall...

Chattanooga rated one of the best cities to start a business

Published Apr. 27 2015

Chattanooga is one of the best cities in America to start a business, according to a study released today by...

Average CEO compensation up 16 percent in 2014, but not all of Chattanooga's top bosses get raises

Published Apr. 26 2015

Chattanooga's highest-paid CEO earned a record high $13.3 million in his final year as head of the city's biggest publicly...

Decosimo named Chattanooga Area 2015 Manager of the Year

Published Apr. 26 2015

Nick Decosimo quips that when Chattanooga accounting firm Joseph Decosimo and Co. merged with South Carolina's Elliott Davis last year,...

Boettner: Getting business ready for the next generation

Published Apr. 26 2015

When you sell your business, you want to maximize value. When you transition it to a new generation of family...

Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO

Published Apr. 25 2015

FRANKFURT, Germany - Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto...

Volkswagen performs 'open heart surgery' on assembly plant in Chattanooga

Published Apr. 25 2015

One Volkswagen construction official Friday described the job of expanding the automaker's Chattanooga assembly plant as more like conducting "open...

Covenant shows major turnaround in first quarter between 2014, 2015

Published Apr. 25 2015

Covenant Transportation Group officials were cheery Friday morning regarding the company's first quarter earnings, especially after reporting losses at this...

UTC seeks vets for 4th annual entrepreneurship summer training

Published Apr. 25 2015

One graduate founded a marketing firm, another a virtual accounting firm.

Carl Campbell to head Dalton development

Published Apr. 25 2015

Carl Campbell, the regional projct manager for the Northwest Georgia region at the Georgia Department of Economic Development, has been...

Chattanooga area Business Calendar

Published Apr. 25 2015

* East Brainerd Council Meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 28 at Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business...

Abercrombie & Fitch says goodbye to shirtless beefcake models

Published Apr. 24 2015

The New Albany, Ohio-based company, which operates stores under its namesake brand and Hollister, announced Friday that store associates will...

Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after government pushback

Published Apr. 24 2015

NEW YORK - What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video...

ZipFlip prepares for beta model of online car sales link

Published Apr. 24 2015

A Chattanooga startup that aims to make peer-to-peer car shopping more simple and safe has nabbed a national auto-industry entrepreneurship...