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• East Brainerd Council Meeting Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Court.

The United Auto Workers local in Chattanooga plans to elect officers in about a month for the unit trying to organize workers at Volkswagen's assembly plant.

TVA has opened one of the spillways at its Douglas Dam and resorted to an old-fashion method of keeping adequate oxygen levels in the river after lightning ruptured part of the utility's water oxygenation system.

When Chris Bratcher opened Riverside Wine and Spirits 15 years ago on Chattanooga's North Shore, the liquor store was the lone retail shop in a row of factories, mills and warehouses along Manufacturers Road.

America's aging population is spurring a boom in medical visits that has taxed hospitals' ability to bill patients, forcing medical providers to either funnel more funds toward call centers, software and legal compliance, or else outsource their business operations to third-party vendors.

KNOXVILLE — For the second consecutive year, the Tennessee Valley Authority is raising electric rates less than inflation.

One Central Plaza, the flatiron-style building wedged between Georgia Avenue and Cherry Street in downtown Chattanooga, was purchased earlier this month by Chattanooga-based startup incubator Lamp Post Group for $3.5 million.

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, with the 30-year loan rate hitting its 52-week low.

Unemployment rose last month across the Chattanooga region, pushing the July jobless rate in metropolitan Dalton and a half-dozen area counties back into the double digits for the first time in a year.

KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Valley Authority will shut down the Allen coal plant in Memphis and build a new natural gas-fired power plant on the same site in the next four years.

With 10 months left in its jobs campaign, Chattanooga economic developers have raced past three of four goals in their four-year initiative, officials said Wednesday.

TVA directors today will consider plans for a record capital budget of nearly $3 billion for fiscal 2015 to boost generation from new nuclear and gas plants and to clean up some of its existing coal-fired units.

The Chattanooga daily work crowd now can shop local, outside and at night.

Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials directly familiar with the matter said Wednesday.

CALHOUN, Tenn. — McMinn County Mayor John Gentry says he essentially kept two budgets amid the last business downturn in case there was a problem with the county's biggest taxpayer, known for years as the Bowater plant.

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