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Chattanooga area woman nearly falls for anti-virus scam

Remote access to computer provided with a few key strokes

Barbara Williamson had been pecking at her keyboard, toggling between email and Facebook, when the call came.

Black Creek Mountain developers pledged Thursday to keep building the golf course community, while people questioning its tax increment financing called for a new review by Chattanooga officials.

Volkswagen isn't getting as rich of an incentive package for its next 2,000-job expansion as the German auto maker was given by local governments six years ago when it first came to Chattanooga promising an initial 2,000 jobs.

J. Crew Factory will open a 5,652-square-foot store at Hamilton Place Mall later this year.

Unemployment rises in area counties

Seasonal rise in labor force swamps job gains

Employers in metropolitan Chattanooga added 670 more workers last month, but those employment gains were more than offset by the addition of 3,070 new entrants into the Chattanooga labor market.

Chattanooga long has touted itself as the Scenic City, but until a few weeks ago, those who visited via the Google Earth digital globe might have questioned the legitimacy of that claim.

A Chattanooga board faces a decision on whether to appeal a judge's ruling that chastised the city for awarding taxpayer dollars to developers during secret meetings.

The controversial barge moored on Chattanooga’s downtown waterfront may be dismantled where it sits if a plan is approved by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge next month.

Covenant Transportation Group, Inc., nearly doubled its second quarter net income from a year ago as the Chattanooga-based trucking firm cut expenses while still raising total revenue by 0.7 percent.

Hamilton County commissioners Wednesday approved incentives for Volkswagen's proposed expansion that will be used to help the company assemble a new sport utility vehicle.

Six more Chattanooga Internet ventures will share in another $165,400 of grants from Mozilla’s Gigabit Community Fund.

A new letter to Volkswagen employees from the United Auto Workers says its officials are confident VW will recognize the union if it gains "a meaningful portion" of the workforce as members of its Chattanooga local.

A pair of audits released Tuesday did little to banish the confusion and contention surrounding EPB's streetlight bills, which stem from what city auditor Stan Sewell called "systemic problems" in the way such costs are calculated by Chattanooga's electric utility.

J.Ed. Marston, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce’s vice president of marketing and communications, is leaving to join EPB, where he will become vice president of marketing.

Astec Industries Inc. boosted earnings in the second quarter by 31 percent as sales of the Chattanooga-based paving equipment maker rose 12 percent this spring over the same period a year ago.

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