Business - Around the Region

Business Calendar: Events and seminars in the Chattanooga area

Published May. 28 2016

AM Networking at Cohutta Banking Co.

Mystery of Chattanooga area's 'Ubiquitous' billboards solved: 'It's the Real Thing'

Published May. 27 2016

The story was revealed Friday morning for those black-and-white billboards with the single word 'Ubiquitous' on them that popped up...

Chattanooga jobless rate falls to 9-year low

Published May. 27 2016

Unemployment in Chattanooga fell last month to its lowest level in nearly nine years, the Tennessee Department of Labor and...

Washington state court to decide if Chattanooga man is a yacht company's savior or a corporate raider

Published May. 27 2016

Is Chattanooga entrepreneur Henry G. Luken III the savior of an Oregon company that builds "super yachts" for wealthy clients?...

S&P says Tennessee's recovery, rainy day fund and low debt makes state fiscally healthy

Published May. 27 2016

For the first time in 16 years, Tennessee has achieved a top rating for its fiscal health from all three...

Winsett: What you should watch for to avoid scams targeted at the elderly

Published May. 27 2016

Q. The senior demographic remains the target for fraud and scam activity. How would you advise seniors to avoid scams?

Business Briefs: Takata taps adviser as recall costs mount

Published May. 27 2016

Faced with mounting costs from a global recall of air bags, Japanese supplier Takata Corp. has hired the advisory firm...

Tennessee's bond rating upgraded to top level

Published May. 26 2016

The bond rating agency Standard & Poor's today upgraded the bond rating for the state of Tennessee to its highest...

Hamilton County jobless rate at 9-year low

Published May. 26 2016

Unemployment in Hamilton County fell last month to its lowest monthly level in more than nine years, the Tennessee Department...

Chattanooga convention center pumps $900 million into economy over 30 years

Published May. 26 2016

In the early 1980s, when Chattanooga was considering whether to build a publicly funded convention center, many of those in...

Chattanooga hotel posts record year, manager receives brand award of merit

Published May. 26 2016

It was a muggy, gray Friday mid-afternoon, and Andrew Penland and Paul Mezick waited for an elevator in the lobby...

West Star Aviation plans major Chattanooga Airport expansion

Published May. 26 2016

West Star Aviation, which opened a new corporate aircraft maintenance facility at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport this year, already is planning...


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Business Briefs: Senate votes to scrap catfish inspections

Published May. 26 2016

The Senate has voted to scrap a new catfish inspection program that critics have argued is wasteful and unnecessary.

CBL under investigation for accounting fraud, Wall Street Journal reports

Published May. 25 2016

The Wall Street Journal said today that federal law enforcement officials are investigating CBL & Associates Properties Inc. for alleged...

Bass Pro Shops to celebrate East Ridge opening with celebrities, events

Published May. 25 2016

The new Bass Pro Shops Outpost store in East Ridge is slated to open July 13, general manager Jarron Ritchie...

Developer continues push for neighborhood market at foot of Signal Mountain

Published May. 25 2016

The developer of a proposed neighborhood market at the foot of Signal Mountain is pushing ahead for approval, even though...

TVA vows to thaw chilled atmosphere, better handle employee safety concerns

Published May. 25 2016

Under regulatory pressure to change the way employee concerns are handled, TVA says it is trying to thaw the often...

Chattanooga City Council formally introduced to zoning changes ahead of public forum

Published May. 25 2016

A two-hour talk about Chattanooga's form-based code Tuesday afternoon gave City Council members their first formal introduction to the sweeping...

Chattanooga foreclosures drop from last year's level

Published May. 25 2016

The foreclosure rate on outstanding mortgage loans fell 23 percent from a year ago in March in Chattanooga, according to...

Fleischmann sees Chattanooga as future site of Department of Energy facility

Published May. 24 2016

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said he's looking at attracting a permanent U.S. Department of Energy presence in Chattanooga beyond a...

Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise CEO accused of sexual, racial harassment in $5 million lawsuit

Published May. 24 2016

It's deja vu for Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, a nonprofit Chattanooga agency that in 2012 was rocked by accusations against its...

Nuclear fission begins at TVA's Watts Bar Unit 2 reactor

Published May. 24 2016

A self-sustaining nuclear reaction was achieved Monday at TVA's Watts Bar Unit 2 reactor in one of the most significant...

These U.S. cities are top destinations for meetings, events

Published May. 24 2016

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