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Test Drive: 2016 Chevy Cruze full review

Published Jun. 25 2016

The Chevrolet Cruze refutes all of the compact car cliches: Cramped interior. (Nope.) Under-powered engine. (Negative.) Lack of refinement. (No...

Future of GE Power's coveted Chattanooga land uncertain

Published Jun. 23 2016

Hamilton County officials aren't ruling out any future uses for the valuable riverfront land which holds the GE Power manufacturing...

Personal Finance: What is a Brexit?

Published Jun. 22 2016

This Thursday, one of the most significant geopolitical events of the decade will occur.


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New Hamilton County business licenses - June 22

Published Jun. 22 2016

New business licenses as provided by the Hamilton County Clerk's office, May 30 - June 5, 2016:

Test Drive: Tennessee-made Cadillac stylish and fun

Published Jun. 18 2016

The mid-size luxury crossover segment is one of the most fiercely competitive — and lucrative — in the automotive marketplace.

Chattanooga-based Unum criticized for outsourcing jobs

Published Jun. 16 2016

A website that focuses on American companies that outsource work has made Chattanooga-based Unum Group a target of criticism, but...

Use a reverse mortgage to delay Social Security?

Published Jun. 15 2016

It is generally well known that beginning Social Security income payments prior to full retirement age results in a lower...

New grocery store, apartments, other retailers coming to East Brainerd development

Published Jun. 14 2016

Work on a new East Brainerd grocery store and other retail space could start late this year as part of...

CBL & Associates Properties Inc. confirm SEC probe; shares fall

Published Jun. 14 2016

Shares of CBL & Associates Properties Inc. lost more than 4 percent Monday after the company confirmed that the Securities...

Under Construction: Elkins Building get revamp

Published Jun. 12 2016

The building was erected in 1890 and has housed a variety commercial offices and retail stores through its history.

Consumer Watch: Which airline has best coach class for flyers?

Published Jun. 12 2016

Last week's Consumer Watch column discussed frequent-flyer award travel. Today centers around the "best" coach class — or, perhaps, as...

Old Food Lion on Mountain Creek Road to be turned into $6 million self-storage space

Published Jun. 10 2016

A Chattanooga shopping center at the foot of Signal Mountain that formerly held a Food Lion store will be converted...

Emerson E. Russell accepts award as Chattanooga's top manager

Published Jun. 9 2016

Entrepreneurs do things differently from others and they understand "the importance of what's worth chasing," Chattanooga's new top manager said...

Personal Finance: Jobs report cause for concern

Published Jun. 8 2016

The Labor Department released its monthly employment report last Friday, catching every forecaster off guard with a surprisingly weak number...

Under Construction: Firehouse Subs to add Hixson store

Published Jun. 5 2016

The Firehouse Subs unit will be the eighth store opened by Davidson since he acquired the franchise for the Chattanooga...

Consumer Watch: How to best use frequent flyer bonuses

Published Jun. 5 2016

June commences with our traditional travel advice, this summer featuring how to best use frequent-flyer miles...

Business Digest: Erlanger adds four new physicians

Published Jun. 5 2016

BlueCross names James as chief medical officer

Test Drive: Chrysler 200 C is a pure beauty

Published Jun. 4 2016

It never fails: I see a Chrysler 200 gliding down I-75 and think to myself "Dang, that's a fine looking...

21 townhouses planned for Chattanooga's Southside

Published Jun. 4 2016

A unique housing concept will begin to take shape next week on Chattanooga's Southside when a developer begins building 21...

Business Digest: CBL & Associates Properties Inc. declares dividend on shares

Published Jun. 3 2016

CBL & Associates Properties Inc. on Thursday declared a quarterly cash dividend for its common stock of 26.5 cents per...

Business Briefs: Global unions want VW to bargain with UAW

Published Jun. 2 2016

IndustriALL Global Union's Executive Committee has adopted a resolution calling on German car manufacturer Volkswagen to bargain with a United...

Personal Finance: Understanding Puerto Rico's debt crisis

Published Jun. 1 2016

If you liked the government-sponsored spectacle of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, you're going to love what they did to...

Under Construction: Semi-trailer plant being built in Trenton

Published May. 29 2016

The new plant is on a 'greenfield' of 250 acres of farmland once owned by former Chattanooga Mayor P.R. 'Rudy'...