Business - Around the Region

Thrive 2005: Survey shows we want both economic development and open spaces that preserve region's natural treasures

Published Dec. 28 2014

People in the Chattanooga region recall the heavy industrial smog that once hung over the city, the stark effects of...

Pints and Pedals is a pedi cab bar crawl with a cause

Published Dec. 27 2014

After 10 years and more than $600,000 out of his family's pocket, local entrepreneur Chris Brown realized he only had...

Auditors find Bechtel overbilled TVA for nuclear work

Published Dec. 27 2014

One of the biggest nuclear contractors for the Tennessee Valley Authority overbilled the federal utility by more than $2.4 million...

Dalton jobless rate falls as workforce shrinks

Published Dec. 27 2014

The improving economy is cutting unemployment even in Georgia's hardest hit metropolitan city -- Dalton, Ga.

Sewn and grown in America: Chattanooga eco-clothing designer starts her own label

Published Dec. 25 2014

For a whole year, Ongeleigh Underwood banned herself from buying clothes.

Business News: Mortgage rates stay near bottom

Published Dec. 25 2014

Average U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week but the benchmark 30-year low remained very close to the 19-month low...

Gas prices plunge, but electricity rates will rise slightly in January

Published Dec. 25 2014

Natural gas, the most prevalent heating fuel in most of the country, is getting cheaper just as winter is arriving...

Delta repays some Chattanooga Airport debt

Published Dec. 25 2014

Delta Air Lines is flying high again nine years after filing for bankruptcy, and it's finally paying off a chunk...

Toys 'R' Us closing local store

Published Dec. 24 2014

One of Santa's suppliers is taking its last Christmas sleigh ride.

Peach State population tops 10 million

Published Dec. 24 2014

Georgia added 102,584 residents in the past year, pushing the population of the Peach State above 10 million for the...

Chattanooga jobless rate declines to 6.1 percent

Published Dec. 24 2014

Unemployment declined last month in metropolitan Chattanooga to 6.1 percent, the lowest rate since April.

U.S. economy accelerates and helps lift Dow to 18,000

Published Dec. 24 2014

WASHINGTON -- A surge in U.S. economic growth lifted stocks Tuesday to record highs and showed that the United States...

Golly Whoppers to close today and more regional business news

Published Dec. 24 2014

After 17 years, the Golly Whoppers in East Brainerd will close at 3 p.m. today for the last time.

Personal Finance: NORAD watching the skies for Santa

Published Dec. 24 2014

Santa Claus is coming to town. We know this because the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has once again...

Sony re-gifts 'The Interview' in limited Christmas release

Published Dec. 23 2014

NEW YORK -- "The Interview" was put back into theaters Tuesday when Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a limited Christmas Day...

Lodge, Walters join TVA board

Published Dec. 23 2014

Virginia Lodge of Nashville and Ronald Walter of Memphis became members of the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors today...

TVA sues Cleveland millionaire Allan Jones; businessman fires back

Published Dec. 23 2014

TVA says it owns the property where Cleveland, Tenn., entrepreneur and millionaire Allan Jones' boathouse, retaining wall, boat ramp and...

One of Chattanooga's biggest apartment complexes under new ownership

Published Dec. 23 2014

One of Chattanooga's biggest apartment complexes has a new name and owner as real estate investors continue to buy up...

Chattanooga gas prices dip 10 cents and more local business news

Published Dec. 23 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga fell by 10.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.18 per gallon,...

The list: Top Christmas gifts for boys, girls

Published Dec. 23 2014

Some things change and some remain the same.

U.S. home sales hit slowest pace in six months

Published Dec. 23 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fewer Americans bought homes in November as buying slid to its slowest pace in six months.

Alstom to pay $772 million in bribery case

Published Dec. 23 2014

A French power and transportation company has agreed to pay $772 million in penalties to resolve allegations that it bribed...

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...