Business - Around the Region

Labor strength: Union share of workforce declines but organized labor works for turnaround

Published Feb. 1 2015

The share of American workers belonging to a labor union fell last year to an all-time low with some of...

Dalton may hatch business incubator

Published Feb. 1 2015

Dalton wants a slice of today's startup dream.

Real Super Bowl winners: TV, chicken vendors top the list

Published Jan. 31 2015

Will Skiles pointed out all the bells and whistles that Best Buy has to offer its TV customers Friday afternoon,...

Former Chattanooga Mayor Jon Kinsey joins EPB board

Published Jan. 31 2015

Former Chattanooga Mayor Jon Kinsey was sworn in on Friday as the newest member of EPB's board of directors.

Chattanooga area VITA tax assistance offers free help for thousands

Published Jan. 31 2015

Rachael Pickett retired from BellSouth seven years ago, but during tax season the Cleveland, Tenn., retiree still has a full-time...

Cost pressure intensifies for Georgia nuclear plant

Published Jan. 31 2015

The delays and cost overruns are piling up for a new plant in Georgia that was supposed to prove nuclear...

Crash Pad, Flying Squirrel first 'GreenLight' businesses

Published Jan. 31 2015

People, planet, profit. They might not sound like they work well together, but a new local program aims to prove...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.