Business - Around the Region

Sewn and grown in America: Chattanooga eco-clothing designer starts her own label

Published Dec. 25 2014

For a whole year, Ongeleigh Underwood banned herself from buying clothes.

Gas prices plunge, but electricity rates will rise slightly in January

Published Dec. 25 2014

Natural gas, the most prevalent heating fuel in most of the country, is getting cheaper just as winter is arriving...

Business News: Mortgage rates stay near bottom

Published Dec. 25 2014

Average U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week but the benchmark 30-year low remained very close to the 19-month low...

Delta repays some Chattanooga Airport debt

Published Dec. 25 2014

Delta Air Lines is flying high again nine years after filing for bankruptcy, and it's finally paying off a chunk...

Toys 'R' Us closing local store

Published Dec. 24 2014

One of Santa's suppliers is taking its last Christmas sleigh ride.

Chattanooga jobless rate declines to 6.1 percent

Published Dec. 24 2014

Unemployment declined last month in metropolitan Chattanooga to 6.1 percent, the lowest rate since April.

U.S. economy accelerates and helps lift Dow to 18,000

Published Dec. 24 2014

WASHINGTON -- A surge in U.S. economic growth lifted stocks Tuesday to record highs and showed that the United States...

Golly Whoppers to close today and more regional business news

Published Dec. 24 2014

After 17 years, the Golly Whoppers in East Brainerd will close at 3 p.m. today for the last time.

Personal Finance: NORAD watching the skies for Santa

Published Dec. 24 2014

Santa Claus is coming to town. We know this because the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has once again...

Peach State population tops 10 million

Published Dec. 24 2014

Georgia added 102,584 residents in the past year, pushing the population of the Peach State above 10 million for the...

Sony re-gifts 'The Interview' in limited Christmas release

Published Dec. 23 2014

NEW YORK -- "The Interview" was put back into theaters Tuesday when Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a limited Christmas Day...

Lodge, Walters join TVA board

Published Dec. 23 2014

Virginia Lodge of Nashville and Ronald Walter of Memphis became members of the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors today...

TVA sues Cleveland millionaire Allan Jones; businessman fires back

Published Dec. 23 2014

TVA says it owns the property where Cleveland, Tenn., entrepreneur and millionaire Allan Jones' boathouse, retaining wall, boat ramp and...

One of Chattanooga's biggest apartment complexes under new ownership

Published Dec. 23 2014

One of Chattanooga's biggest apartment complexes has a new name and owner as real estate investors continue to buy up...

Chattanooga gas prices dip 10 cents and more local business news

Published Dec. 23 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga fell by 10.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.18 per gallon,...

Alstom to pay $772 million in bribery case

Published Dec. 23 2014

A French power and transportation company has agreed to pay $772 million in penalties to resolve allegations that it bribed...

U.S. home sales hit slowest pace in six months

Published Dec. 23 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fewer Americans bought homes in November as buying slid to its slowest pace in six months.

The list: Top Christmas gifts for boys, girls

Published Dec. 23 2014

Some things change and some remain the same.

Millionaire fires back at TVA after feds sued him for trespassing

Published Dec. 22 2014

TVA has sued Cleveland businessman W. Allen Jones for trespassing on its land, by building a dock, retaining wall, boat...

Whiskey is a go-go: Chattanooga Whiskey taps Sam Adams' top brewer as new master distiller

Published Dec. 21 2014

Galvanized by a rising tide of popular acclaim, Chattanooga Whiskey Co. altered an ancient Tennessee liquor law and rounded up...

New year, new rates: Cable TV and Internet customers can expect to pay more in 2015

Published Dec. 20 2014

The new year will bring rate increases for most Chattanooga-area cable and Internet subscribers.

Chattanooga's Health, Educational and Housing Facility Board approves tax breaks for apartments

Published Dec. 20 2014

A 10-year tax break for Walk2Campus' proposed Lindsay Street apartments was given a thumbs up Friday by the city Health,...

Retailers, shoppers prepping for last-ditch shopping days

Published Dec. 19 2014

In a corner of Hamilton Place mall near the Santa Claus photo booth, Amy Gardner sat Thursday afternoon, out of...