The Tennessee Valley Authority is trying to capture all the rays of sunlight with a new community solar initiative designed to add at least 500 kilowatts of solar generation at utility or government properties.
Nearly 700 employees will vacate state office buildings in downtown Chattanooga by next April and relocate into leased offices at what was once the city’s biggest manufacturer and its first shopping mall.
Nearly 700 state employees will move out of downtown Chattanooga next year and relocate to the Eastgate Town Center or offices at 1301 Riverfront Parkway under leases approved today by a panel of the State Building Commission.
As the "Rarity Force One" helicopter flew prospective buyers over 528 acres of lakefront property nearly six years ago, developer Mike Ross promised the Meigs County development "would be the nicest community we have ever built" among the dozen similar golf course communities begun a decade ago.
With Tennessee’s unemployment insurance fund recovering, the state is removing an extra 0.6 percent fee on employer premiums for jobless benefits.
The former head of one of America's biggest nuclear power construction programs admitted Wednesday that he illegally sent money to Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions.
The former head of TVA’s biggest nuclear power construction program pled guilty today to illegally shipping money to Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions.
ARC Automotive, Inc. announced today it will expand its Knoxville plant and add 115 jobs to meet its growing domestic and global sales.
The Tennessee Valley Authority, Georgia Power and Alabama Power were among the top 10 utilities recognized for their economic development programs by Site Selection magazine.
Congress will have to again raise the U.S. debt ceiling next month for the United States to pay its debts, but the debt cap for one federal agency appears to no longer be a problem -- at least for the foreseeable future.
Stephen Rownd took his first job in banking out of necessity but quickly learned to love its challenges.
Every morning for the past 14 years, Dan Winton has come to the East Lake post office to pick up the checks, bills and other mail for ASA Enterprises, a tractor trailer facility just a few blocks from the East 34th Street postal facility.
When Forestine Haynes retired at age 59 after more than four decades of work, she felt confident she had enough savings to make it until her Social Security benefits began at age 62.
As a mayor, finance commissioner and U.S. senator, Bob Corker has played golf with the president, led the building of Chattanooga's's 21st century waterfront and helped write the state budget.
If you asked Link Christensen to describe his political beliefs a couple years ago, he'd say he was a liberal, a social activist and an Obamacare supporter.
Tennessee senator opposes U.S. ground forces in conflict
The United States should make “surgical strikes” against Syrian military targets involved in the recent chemical weapons attack on hundreds of Syrian people, but the U.S.should not send ground forces into the war-torn nation, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said today.
Chattanooga drivers have 11 percent fewer accidents than the national average, helping to score Chattanooga among the safer cities for motorists on the road, according to a new study by Allstate Insurance Co.
Nuclear regulators on Monday slapped another citation against the Tennessee Valley Authority for a safety violation at its Browns Ferry nuclear plant, but officials said the incident last December was of "low to moderate significance."
The top revenue-producing radio stations in the Chattanooga market during 2012, as ranked by SNL Kagan Research.
Nuclear regulators have slapped another citation against the Tennessee Valley Authority at its Browns Ferry nuclear plant, but officials said the violation last December was of “low to moderate significance.”
Dr. Chris Moore says his desire to preserve Long Branch, a residential preserve along Lookout Mountain, is simply part of his heritage.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has outlined a list of 10 equipment and personnel upgrades the Tennessee Valley Authority must still make at its Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant before regulators will consider lifting a serious safety violation notice against the Alabama plant.
KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Valley Authority will boost its base electric rates this fall for the first time in two years, but most consumers may not notice the difference.
KNOXVILLE -- Since the year 2000, the number of solar power installations in the Tennessee Valley has grown from only three to nearly 1,700.
KNOXVILLE - The Tennessee Valley Authority will boost its base electric rates this fall for the first time in two years, but most consumers may not notice the difference.
Unemployment in the Dalton area rose 0.7 percent in July to 12.3 percent — the highest of any of Georgia’s 14 metro areas.
A veteran banker who helped shore up East Tennessee’s biggest independent bank two years ago has been hired to engineer another bank turnaround at Northwest Georgia Bank.
Home prices and sales rose in Chattanooga last month as the housing recovery continued to gain momentum.
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Whitwell native Dwight Bryant will return to his hometown on Aug. 26 to start construction of a $2.5 million plant to produce highly efficient fire logs and barbecue briquettes.
A cooler and wetter summer is helping produce lower electric bills in the Tennessee Valley.
Unemployment rose in Georgia and was unchanged in Tennessee last month despite a decline in the U.S. jobless rate during July.
Unemployment in Tennessee was unchanged last month at 8.5 percent despite a decline in the U.S. jobless rate during July.
Unemployment rose in Georgia last month as government job cuts more than offset the gain in private sector jobs.
In a bunker protected by two barbed-wire gates near the Chickamauga Dam, Joel Wise and his TVA colleagues monitor the electric grid to make sure the lights stay on across parts of a dozen states.
Chattanooga home prices rose more than three times the rate of inflation rate over the past year but still remained one third cheaper than the national average, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors.
TVA distributors who bought into a gas-fired generation plant five years ago are cashing out that investment to put $400 million into a virtual power source derived from new load management programs.
Chattanooga was spared an estimated $44 million of flood damage last month because of TVA’s network of dams and storage reservoirs.
The mild and wet weather is taking the heat off electricity bills this summer in the Tennessee Valley, but it’s also both costing and generating plenty of cold cash for TVA.
Unum Group boosted its second-quarter income ahead of both year-ago and analysts’ predictions, but company President Tom Watjen said the insurance and benefits market “remains challenging” in a relatively sluggish job market.
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Milder temperatures and economic growth across the Tennessee Valley lowered TVA power sales this spring by 5 percent below year-ago levels, generating a $12 million quarterly loss and pushing the federal utility to pare expenses again this year.
The Dixie Group, Inc. met analysts expectations for the second quarter with sales up 27 percent over last year.
President Barack Obama came to Republican-leaning Tennessee on Tuesday to pitch a new fiscal deal to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for more government spending on jobs, education and infrastructure.
President Obama said Tuesday he is willing to entertain ideas from Republicans and Democrats to stimulate the economy. But in his speech to Amazon workers Obama singled out only Tennessee Democrats.
Speaking in Chattanooga, President Barack Obama laid out a “grand bargain” in which he challenged congressional Republicans to go along with a deal to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for more spending in areas he says are key to generating solid middle class jobs.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said today he’s not trying to be inhospitable to the president by not accompanying him to Corker’s hometown of Chattanooga.
President Barack Obama, in a bid to break a stalemate with the Republican-controlled House, will announce today that he will agree to cut corporate tax rates in return for a commitment from Republicans to invest in middle-class jobs.
The largest employers in Hamilton County are government or non-profit employers.
After losing millions of dollars in the police and firefighters retirement fund from the 2008 stock market collapse, former Mayor Ron Littlefield created a task force to address how to put the pension plan on more secure footing.