Business - Around the Region

From music to car racing, CEOs are passionate about their leisure activities

Published Jan. 30 2015

What do executives do in their spare time?

Store where 'Pinterest comes alive' thriving in Hixson

Published Jan. 30 2015

Raymond and Alexis Locke recently moved to Chattanooga from Arizona, and they drive past this building frequently, going back-and-forth from...

Krystal unveils archive items at UTC

Published Jan. 30 2015

Officials from The Krystal Co. met with University of Tennessee at Chattanooga business school leaders this week to unveil a...

Job markets improve in greater Chattanooga area

Published Jan. 30 2015

As owner of Manpower staffing offices in Chattanooga, Cleveland and Dalton, Mark Campbell is on the front line of fighting...

Income rises for CapitalMark

Published Jan. 30 2015

CapitalMark Bank & Trust boosted its fourth quarter earnings by 27 percent over a year ago to $7.4 million, or...

Synovus Financial Corp. banks boost profits

Published Jan. 30 2015

Synovus Financial Corp., the parent company of Cohutta Bank in Chattanooga, boosted its fourth quarter earnings by 14.5 percent from...

Chattanooga jobless rate unchanged in December

Published Jan. 29 2015

Unemployment in the Chattanooga area remained unchanged last month at 5.9 percent, five-tenths of a percentage point above the comparable...

How businesses manage social media buzz and outreach

Published Jan. 29 2015

The good, the bad and the ugly. It all shows up online, particularly in social media.

Denso revs up 400 new auto positions in Athens

Published Jan. 29 2015

ATHENS, Tenn. -- Southeast Tennessee's automotive cluster received an economic jolt Wednesday when Denso Manufacturing unveiled plans to hire 400...

West Coast port slowdown curbs shipments, but Longshore union contract may be close

Published Jan. 29 2015

Dunlap Industries has survived over its 45-year history to become one of only two remaining American-owned zipper manufacturers by adapting...

TeamHealth to add 450 jobs in Blount County

Published Jan. 29 2015

A fast-growing East Tennessee health company plans to build a new facility in Blount County in a move that will...

Nashville proposes to limit all-night operations

Published Jan. 29 2015

Cash advance and check-cashing establishments in Nashville would be unable to stay open 24 hours a day under legislation proposed...

Physician staffing company to add 450 jobs near Alcoa

Published Jan. 28 2015

TeamHealth, one of the largest providers of outsourced physicians for hospitals, will add 450 jobs near Alcoa, Tenn., by this...

Free electric transit service coming to Chattanooga

Published Jan. 28 2015

Electric vehicles seating up to six people will make loops around downtown Chattanooga beginning Saturday -- and offer rides for...

Denso to add 400 jobs in Athens, TN

Published Jan. 28 2015

ATHENS, Tenn. — Japanese automotive supplier Denso Manufacturing today unfurled an $85 million expansion to its plant here with plans...

Job titles are going quirky, just ask the Maker of Awesomeness

Published Jan. 28 2015

In Chattanooga, there are a handful of folks who go to work each day and do something.

Nuclear engineering firm to consolidate local operations in former East Tech plant

Published Jan. 28 2015

A nuclear engineering firm that had planned to build a new facility at Centre South Riverport will instead move into...

Google expanding fiber service to four Southeastern metro areas

Published Jan. 28 2015

Google said Tuesday it has selected four metro areas in the Southeast to receive its fiber-optic service that can deliver...

Startups hit the road in Launch Tennessee TENN Roadshow

Published Jan. 28 2015

Ten of the most promising graduates from Tennessee's regional accelerators are touring the state this week as part of the...

Denso announces another expansion

Published Jan. 28 2015

Auto parts supplier Denso Manufacturing is expected today to unveil its third plant expansion at its Athens, Tenn., plant in...

Earnings slump worries investors

Published Jan. 28 2015

U.S. stocks slumped Tuesday after some of the market's largest companies reported disappointing earnings, taking investors on a turbulent ride...

U.S. home sales jump last month

Published Jan. 28 2015

Sales of new U.S. homes accelerated strongly in December, a sign that home-buying may improve this year after a lackluster...

Obama on track to surpass health care goal

Published Jan. 28 2015

WASHINGTON -- Some 9.5 million people have already signed up for 2015 coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law,...