Business - Around the Region

Unum profits meet projections, but down 6% from year ago

Published Jul. 29 2015

Unum Group today reported a 6.3 percent drop in profits during the second quarter compared with a year ago, but...

Chattanooga-based CBL OKs $200 million buy-back

Published Jul. 29 2015

Chattanooga-based CBL & Associates Properties Inc. today announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase program for the company...

New store opens near Hamilton Place mall

Published Jul. 29 2015

Women's fashion boutique Bevello has opened its first Tennessee store, a 1,400-square-foot site near Hamilton Place mall.

Dixie Group sales, profits up this spring but quarterly earnings short of analysts' projections

Published Jul. 29 2015

Despite a dip in sales of residential carpets, the Dixie Group, Inc. said today it boosted sales in the second...

Volkswagen earnings slip in quarter on restructuring, troubled markets

Published Jul. 29 2015

Automaker Volkswagen AG saw profits slip in the second quarter despite taking the global lead in sales over Toyota and...

'Inland port' to be built in landlocked Chatsworth, Ga.

Published Jul. 29 2015

CHATSWORTH, Ga. -- Chattanooga's Volkswagen assembly plant and Atlanta-area drivers should both benefit from a new "inland port" to open...

Chattanooga banks prepare to merge with other banks in Tennessee, Georgia

Published Jul. 29 2015

Within the next couple of months, all four of Chattanooga's biggest homegrown banks should get new owners through combinations with...

VW tops Toyota as No. 1 car brand for sales

Published Jul. 29 2015

Volkswagen has lapped Toyota Motor Corp. in global sales in the first half of the year, aided in North America...

Personal Finance: Buy gold? Only if it's pretty on your finger

Published Jul. 29 2015

Headline in the Gulf News, United Arab Emirates for August 6, 2011: "Gold vending machines multiply." If ever there was...

Dunlap Industries earns quality control certification

Published Jul. 29 2015

Dunlap Industries, Inc., a Dunlap, Tenn.,-based manufacturer of zippers, thread, hook and loop, and related textile trim, has earned ISO...

U.S. health care spending to accelerate, report says

Published Jul. 28 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's respite from accelerating health care costs appears to be over.

Maeghan Jones to lead Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga

Published Jul. 28 2015

The Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga has named Maeghan Jones as the Foundation's new president.

Chattanooga Allergy opens clinic in Dalton

Published Jul. 28 2015

Chattanooga Allergy Clinic has expanded to Dalton, Ga., where the medical practice opened its eighth office this week at 1506...

600 new jobs coming to Middle Tennessee

Published Jul. 28 2015

American Standard Brands announced today it will build its first new U.S. manufacturing facility in 25 years in Middle Tennessee.

Appalachian Regional Port announced in Murray County, expected to take 50,000 trucks off Georgia highways

Published Jul. 28 2015

Atlanta-area drivers and Chattanooga's Volkswagen assembly plant should both benefit from a new "inland port" due to open in 2018...

Dollywood's new DreamMore Resort opens

Published Jul. 28 2015

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort welcomed its first overnight guests Monday at the expansive Smoky Mountain hotel complex.

Wrigley found to be negligent in employee's death

Published Jul. 28 2015

Tennessee OSHA investigators say the Wrigley Manufacturing Co. plant was negligent in the death of an employee who was crushed...

TVA auction nets $9.1 million for home lots resold after Kingston coal ash cleanup

Published Jul. 28 2015

Nearly seven years after a ruptured pond spilled coal ash into the Emory River and its shoreline property, most of...

Entire trial set just to determine who owns EPB

Published Jul. 28 2015

After months of arguments and testimony over the status of Chattanooga's electric utility, a Hamilton County judge has ordered that...

Which states are the cheapest for energy?

Published Jul. 28 2015

The average American spends 7.3 percent of his or her annual income on energy costs.

Chattanooga gas prices fall 4.7 cents

Published Jul. 28 2015

Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga fell another 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.31 per gallon,...

Work starting on Hixson assisted living, memory care center

Published Jul. 28 2015

Construction is starting on an $8 million assisted living and memory care center in Hixson.

Retro TV adds Chicago station

Published Jul. 28 2015

Retro Television, Inc. has entered into an affiliation agreement with WRJK in Chicago (DMA 3). WRJK, operated by Major Market...