Business - Around the Region

Bellhops branches out with delivery service, cycle-rickshaw rides

Published Mar. 31 2015

Bellhops, the tech-enabled moving company, is branching into local delivery service.

Outdoor gear reatailer Cabela's opening Fort Oglethorpe store in May

Published Mar. 31 2015

Outdoor gear retailer Cabela's is set for a May opening of its Fort Oglethorpe store, and it has hired about...

Assisted living facility coming to Hixson

Published Mar. 31 2015

Knoxville-based Dominion Senior Living announced plans Monday to introduce its faith-based assisted living and memory care line to Chattanooga with...

Fast-speed broadband bill eyed in Nashville

Published Mar. 31 2015

NASHVILLE -- Faced with opposition from AT&T, Comcast and other investor-owned telecommunications companies, state Rep. Kevin Brooks is offering a...

Tennessee a good state for doctors

Published Mar. 31 2015

Tennessee is the seventh-best state for doctors for 2015, according to WalletHub.

Mohawk Industries won six 'Dealer's Choice' awards at this year's Surfaces 2015 trade show in Las Vegas

Published Mar. 30 2015

The Calhoun, Ga.-based flooring manufacturer took home awards for flooring innovation, product excellence and product marketing, among others.

Can't get a job? More than 2,000 positions are up for grabs on Thursday in Ringgold

Published Mar. 30 2015

More than 2,000 jobs are being offered by employers on Thursday as part of the Northwest Georgia Career Expo in...

New $8 million faith-based senior living facility coming to Hixson

Published Mar. 30 2015

The new Dominion facility will be 47,000-square-feet, one story and accommodate 84 residents.

Cabela's announces opening date of new Fort Oglethorpe store

Published Mar. 30 2015

Cabela's announced today plans to celebrate the official grand opening of its new Fort Oglethorpe store on...

Tale of two cities: Dalton leads rebound after losing 20 percent of jobs as Chattanooga trails other metro areas in 2014 growth

Published Mar. 29 2015

America's carpet capital is making a comeback.

Chattanooga RV Super Show Dealers say market is vastly improved since 2009

Published Mar. 28 2015

Mark and Ashley Bates bought a camper travel trailer back in November because Doodles, their 30-pound Corgi-Jack Russell mix, is...

Fifth graders at East Lake Elementary take flag etiquette, responsibility seriously

Published Mar. 28 2015

At 3 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, there's a ripple of calm amid the chaos of the bus line...

Southern Heritage Bank chairman retires

Published Mar. 28 2015

One of the founding directors of Bradley County's second-biggest bank will retire as the bank's chairman next week.

Salon celebrates new store in Chattanooga at Hamilton Corner

Published Mar. 28 2015

Sola Salon Studios will mark the grand opening of its newest facility in Chattanooga at Hamilton Corner on Monday from...

Coding classes seek to help prepare women for Chattanooga-area technology jobs

Published Mar. 28 2015

Two courses aimed at getting more women into Chattanooga-area technology jobs will roll out next month at Lamp Post Group,...

Business Calendar

Published Mar. 28 2015

Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Government Contracting Workshop from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at BrightBridge Women's Business Center,...

U.S. regulators investigate reports of faulty VW Passat steering column

Published Mar. 27 2015

Owners have complained that the failure happens during normal driving conditions and is sometimes accompanied by a noise from the...

Dow to break off, merge chlorine unit with Olin Corp.

Published Mar. 27 2015

Dow Chemical is breaking off a significant part of its chlorine operations in a deal with Olin Corp. valued at...

Feetz: Digital cobbler gets funding for 3-D printing of new shoes

Published Mar. 27 2015

Feetz, the digital cobbler of startups, has locked down more than $1.5 million in seed funding, most recently from a...

How the government aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans

Published Mar. 27 2015

Each month, more than 200,000 needy U.S. households take out what's advertised as a brief loan.

Jobless rates drop across Chattanooga region in February

Published Mar. 27 2015

Unemployment dropped last month across the Chattanooga region to one of the lowest levels in seven years.

Alcoa gets DOE grant to expand

Published Mar. 27 2015

The Department of Energy is reviving a vehicle loan program it pledged to retool after criticism it funded flops and...

Hamilton County's jobless rate drops to lowest level in years

Published Mar. 26 2015

Unemployment in Hamilton County fell last month to one of the lowest levels in the past seven years.