Business - Around the Region

Chattanooga among best cities in U.S. for women business owners

Published Sep. 29 2016

Women starting businesses in Chattanooga are among the most optimistic in the country, according to a new nationwide survey of...

East Tennessee already preparing for once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse that will be seen next August

Published Sep. 29 2016

The Great American Eclipse is being touted as a once-in-a-lifetime event of awe-inspiring beauty that's within a day's drive of...

New Mexican restaurant opening on Market Street in downtown Chattanooga

Published Sep. 28 2016

Are y'all ready for authentic Mexican food in downtown Chattanooga?


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TV pioneer brings business passion, expertise to Startup Week

Published Sep. 28 2016

When Kay Koplivitz began in the television industry in the 1960s, there were only three television networks and no top...

Parkridge CEO Darrell Moore to retire in December

Published Sep. 28 2016

Parkridge Health System CEO and president Darrell Moore will retire in December, after a 40-year-health care career, the hospital announced...

Nashville-based prison company that operates Silverdale cutting jobs

Published Sep. 28 2016

Corrections Corp. of America, the Nashville-based prison company that operates the Silverdale workhouse in Hamilton County, announced Tuesday a restructuring...

Feds give $50,000 to help minority-owned startups in Chattanooga

Published Sep. 27 2016

The Chattanooga-based nonprofit Launch will receive a $50,000 federal grant to help fund its efforts to develop and encourage more...

Wells Fargo claws back part of CEO, other executive's salary

Published Sep. 27 2016

Wells Fargo says CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank's retail banking division will forfeit tens of...

BlueCross to cut Obamacare coverage; force 112,000 customers to get new insurance

Published Sep. 27 2016

After losing nearly $500 million on its individual health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act over the past three...

New antique mall opens on North Shore

Published Sep. 27 2016

Chattanooga's North Shore neighborhood has a new antiques mall, which should help fill the void left by the recent closure...

TVA promotes Grimes, Skaggs next week to replace No. 2 executive

Published Sep. 27 2016

The Tennessee Valley Authority is promoting its two top nuclear power executives to new management roles to replace TVA Chief...

Local jobless trend split in area counties

Published Sep. 27 2016

In the Chattanooga region, unemployment was up in nine counties, down in nine counties and unchanged in another county during...


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Why it matters: Jobs

Published Sep. 27 2016

Tepid income growth and shrinking opportunities for blue-collar workers have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven...

BlueCross eliminates Obamacare coverage in Tennessee's biggest markets

Published Sep. 26 2016

Tennessee's biggest health insurer is dropping its participation in the Affordable Care Act health exchange next year in the state's...

Local gas prices up 17 cents in past month

Published Sep. 26 2016

Gas prices have leveled off since a leaking pipeline in Alabama was repaired last week.

Chattanooga's old Kmarts are being repurposed as discount retailer fades away

Published Sep. 25 2016

The discount department store chain announced this past week that it will close its Big Kmart store on Highway 153...

Congress fights for consumers' right to leave bad online reviews

Published Sep. 25 2016

Congress is defending your right to Yelp.

Athletic boosters, investors start children's book delivery business

Published Sep. 25 2016

A group of Chattanooga-related businessmen who once specialized in reading football formations on the college gridiron have launched a new...

TVA promotes two executives to replace chief operating officer

Published Sep. 24 2016

The Tennessee Valley Authority is promoting its two top nuclear power executives to new management roles to replace TVA Chief...

Lawsuit claims Dalton, Ga., carpet companies polluted Alabama drinking water with chemical linked to cancer

Published Sep. 24 2016

An Alabama water utility is suing North Georgia's carpet manufacturers, saying they polluted the Conasauga and Coosa rivers with toxic...

Every $1 state spends on tourism generates $18 in taxes, Gov. Haslam says

Published Sep. 24 2016

Every tax dollar the state of Tennessee spends to promote tourism generates $18 in tax revenue and $229 in tourist...

Test Drive: Full review of the Infiniti QX60 SUV

Published Sep. 24 2016

Normally, when you test drive a new vehicle at a dealership, it's a 30- to 60-minute process. And don't think...

Hot weather to keep electric bills high, even as fall begins

Published Sep. 24 2016

Summertime 2016 ended Thursday, but electric ratepayers are still feeling the heat.