Business - Around the Region

Millionaire fires back at TVA after feds sued him for trespassing

Published Dec. 22 2014

TVA has sued Cleveland businessman W. Allen Jones for trespassing on its land, by building a dock, retaining wall, boat...

Whiskey is a go-go: Chattanooga Whiskey taps Sam Adams' top brewer as new master distiller

Published Dec. 21 2014

Galvanized by a rising tide of popular acclaim, Chattanooga Whiskey Co. altered an ancient Tennessee liquor law and rounded up...

New year, new rates: Cable TV and Internet customers can expect to pay more in 2015

Published Dec. 20 2014

The new year will bring rate increases for most Chattanooga-area cable and Internet subscribers.

Chattanooga's Health, Educational and Housing Facility Board approves tax breaks for apartments

Published Dec. 20 2014

A 10-year tax break for Walk2Campus' proposed Lindsay Street apartments was given a thumbs up Friday by the city Health,...

Retailers, shoppers prepping for last-ditch shopping days

Published Dec. 19 2014

In a corner of Hamilton Place mall near the Santa Claus photo booth, Amy Gardner sat Thursday afternoon, out of...

Randy Boyd named Tennessee's head job recruiter

Published Dec. 19 2014

NASHVILLE Gov. Bill Haslam says Knoxville entrepreneur Randy Boyd will prove a great fit as his new chief jobs...

New user fee should aid Chickamauga lock work

Published Dec. 19 2014

After years of budget and tax battles, Congress this year may have given the Army Corps of Engineers the keys...

Jobless rates drop in Tennessee and Georgia

Published Dec. 19 2014

Tennessee and Georgia are adding jobs this year at a faster pace than the nation as a whole, but both...

Chattanooga startup company Bellhops moving to Warehouse Row offices

Published Dec. 18 2014

Growing Chattanooga startup company Bellhops is moving to Warehouse Row as the business strikes out into its own office space.

New UTC student housing in the works

Published Dec. 18 2014

Walk2Campus, a South Carolina-based college housing developer, is planning to add two new downtown apartment buildings to its Chattanooga portfolio...

Chattanooga gas prices dip below $2 a gallon, lowest in five years

Published Dec. 17 2014

Chattanoogans are getting an early Christmas present with the price of gas below $2 a gallon at a trio of...

Chattanooga Choo Choo converting hotel rooms into apartments

Published Dec. 17 2014

More than 90 hotel rooms at the Chattanooga Choo Choo are going to be repurposed and made into affordable apartments...

UAW local in Chattanooga invited to key VW meeting

Published Dec. 17 2014

The United Auto Workers local in Chattanooga has been invited to the Volkswagen Group Global Works Council executive committee meeting...

Haslam, UAW spar over union impact

Published Dec. 17 2014

Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday he still worries that expansion of labor unions in Tennessee such as the United Auto...

Y-12 nuclear weapons plant building temporarily evacuated after chemical spill

Published Dec. 16 2014

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Federal authorities have responded to a chemical spill in a building at the Y-12 nuclear weapons...

Taking flight: Chattanooga Airport sets new passenger mark

Published Dec. 16 2014

Bill Clinton was president, Michael Jordan still played basketball, and the Dow Jones closed above 3,500 for the first time...

Yamaha to expand Vonore boat plant, add 150 jobs

Published Dec. 16 2014

America's biggest manufacturer of midsize sports boats is riding the rising economic tide with plans for a $17.7 million expansion...

UAW lays out plans for Chattanooga VW plant

Published Dec. 10 2014

The United Auto Workers on Tuesday outlined next steps at Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant, including a plan to train up employees...

Chattanooga City Council defers Uber ordinances

Published Dec. 10 2014

Two ordinances regarding regulation of the ride-share service Uber in Chattanooga have been deferred from any action until next week...

Senate confirms TVA directors in rare roll call

Published Dec. 10 2014

In the first Senate roll call vote on TVA board nominations in nearly 25 years, the U.S. Senate voted 86-12...

Business News: Hardwick Clothes names new board

Published Dec. 10 2014

Hardwick Clothes names new board

TVA nominees agree to recuse themselves on Bellefonte Nuclear Plant vote

Published Dec. 9 2014

Two nominees for the Tennessee Valley Authority are expected to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate today, but only after...

Banking on growth: Cornerstone to merge with SmartFinancial

Published Dec. 9 2014

Two East Tennessee banking companies plan to merge next year to create a nearly $1 billion-asset institution poised to capitalize...