Business - Around the Region

TVA installs last of coal scrubbers at Gallatin plant

Published Feb. 8 2016

The last of four coal scrubbers added to TVA's Gallatin Fossil Plant to cut smog emissions went into operationSunday, culminating...

VW to offer 'generous' compensation to owners, report says

Published Feb. 8 2016

Volkswagen will offer generous compensation packages to the roughly 600,000 U.S. owners of diesel vehicles whose emissions are over the...

Prices at Chattanooga gas pumps hit lowest level since 2008

Published Feb. 8 2016

Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga fell another 3 cents a gallon in the past week to dip below $1.50...

Moving up in the business world

Published Feb. 7 2016

EMJ Corp. has appointed Philip Augustino to senior vice president of construction. In his new role, he will report to...

Under Construction: Hefferlin + Kronenberg Architects to move into new building

Published Feb. 7 2016

Hefferlin + Kronenberg Architects was founded in 1999 and has 15 employees, six of whom are architects, making it one...

We now interrupt your regular programming: local TV signals on the block

Published Feb. 7 2016

The Federal Communications Commission wants Chattanooga's TV stations — and those around the country — to put their frequencies up...

Border tax breaks reel in Bass Pro in Bristol, East Ridge

Published Feb. 7 2016

Back in the midst of the greatest economic recession since the Great Depression, East Ridge officials were trying to figure...

Ringgold Telephone Co. gets on gig bandwagon, offers one-gig Internet

Published Feb. 6 2016

Ringgold, Ga., has gotten on the gigabit bandwagon.

Super Buying Bowl

Published Feb. 6 2016

Maybe this year's Super Bowl will see Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning ride off into the sunset with another ring...

Job slowdown reflects muddled picture for U.S. economy

Published Feb. 5 2016

U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs in January, a sharp deceleration from recent months as companies shed education, transportation and temporary...

Volkswagen delays annual earnings announcement, annual meeting in wake of diesel scandal

Published Feb. 5 2016

Volkswagen announced today that it will delay publication of 2015 financial results and push back is annual shareholders' meeting in...

City is hiring more minority, female and veteran vendors, suppliers

Published Feb. 5 2016

Instead of eating a candy bar, Cynthia Wood figures it's better for people to have a strawberry, apple or banana...

Groups debate cost of TVA's power shift from coal to gas

Published Feb. 5 2016

Closing TVA coal plants could push up electric rates in Tennessee by more than 20 percent over the next decade...

Tennessee cuts uninsured rolls 15 percent in 2014, but falls behind states that expanded Medicaid

Published Feb. 5 2016

The number of uninsured Tennesseans fell 15 percent and uninsured Georgia residents shrank by 13 percent in the first full...

Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season

Published Feb. 4 2016

Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, according to...

VW replaces head of U.S. legal department

Published Feb. 4 2016

Volkswagen is replacing the head of its legal department in the U.S. with an outside lawyer, according to The Wall...

Unum shares dip to level not seen since April 2013

Published Feb. 4 2016

Shares of Chattanooga-based disability insurer Unum Group closed at a two-and-a-half year low on Wednesday even though the company beat...

Tennessee's top accelerator program comes to Chattanooga

Published Feb. 4 2016

The state's top accelerator program rolled through Chattanooga on Wednesday as part of its weeklong "TENN Roadshow" aimed at giving...

Berkshire Hathaway Realtor honored as Chattanooga's Realtor of the Year

Published Feb. 3 2016

Travis Close, a Realtor at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Realty Center who served as president of the Greater Chattanooga Association...

These are the finalists for Chattanooga's small business awards

Published Feb. 3 2016

The Chattanooga Are Chamber of Commerce has named the finalists for the 2016 Small Business Awards.

Chamber expects 4,945 new jobs stemming from its work in 2015

Published Feb. 3 2016

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce said today it helped assist projects last year that will add 4,945 direct and...

VW submits new fix for some diesel vehicles in U.S.

Published Feb. 3 2016

The Volkswagen Group of America submitted its proposal Tuesday to bring Porsches, Audis and Volkswagen cars with six-cylinder, 3.0-liter diesel...

Cost of Watts Bar nuclear reactor rises by $200 million to $4.7 billion

Published Feb. 3 2016

America's first new nuclear power plant to be built in the 21st century may end up costing $200 million more...