The Tennessee Valley Authority boosted the pay for its chief executive officer by nearly 50 percent during fiscal 2013 to a record $5.9 million.
The mayor of Hollywood, Ala., calls the unfinished Bellefonte Nuclear Plant where he once worked "the eighth wonder of the world."
OXFORD, Miss. — The Tennessee Valley Authority may never need the power from America's biggest unfinished power plant.
OXFORD, Miss. — The Tennessee Valley Authority will shutter another eight coal units in Alabama and Kentucky and build a new natural gas plant in Kentucky as part of a new strategy to cut the share of its power generated by coal in half while doubling its gas-fired generation.
OXFORD, Miss. —Despite a drop in power sales, the Tennessee Valley Authority boosted its net income in fiscal 2013.
King Coal may soon be dethroned as the Tennessee Valley Authority's primary source of power.
The parent company of FSG bank narrowed its third quarter losses this year after recapitalizing the bank in April.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's tax collectors are not adequately documenting that growing businesses getting tax breaks from the state are generating the jobs they promise, a state audit suggests.
Chattanooga gas prices dropped another penny a gallon on Monday, continuing a 7-week drop in prices at the pump that should soon push fuel prices to their lowest level in three years.
Despite the influx of German and Japanese investment in Tennessee over the past two decades, nearly a third of Chattanooga’s international trade is much closer to home.
Local home prices are rising, but a new survey shows that home buyers will still find most Chattanooga residential properties priced significantly cheaper than in other markets and below the prices of a decade ago before the Great Recession.
Chattanooga will head to Wall Street next month to borrow $31.3 million for capital projects, boosted by a favorable assessment of the Scenic City from a top bond rating agency.
Nearly five years after the Tennessee Valley Authority dumped more than a billion gallons of coal ash slurry into the Emory and Clinch rivers at its Kingston Fossil Plant, an environmental group has uncovered evidence of other groundwater pollution at all 11 TVA coal plants.
The new Southside storefront offers a variety of beef, pork and chicken products grown from local farms with free-range or grass-fed animals.
Winter heating bills won't take quite as much cold cash from Tennessee Valley consumers this month compared with a year ago.
Mohawk Industries' expansion into the European ceramic market this year paid off this summer with better-than-expected profits.
More than 2 square miles of forests near the Fiery Gizzard Trail in Grundy County will go on the auction block today in one of the state's biggest land sales of the year.
A new luxury housing development for seniors will be financed with tax-exempt bonds and owned by a non-profit organization.
A squirrel climbed onto equipment at EPB's Riverside substation this morning, causing a short and a brief power outage for about 1,500 downtown and North Chattanooga customers.
Former TVA Chairman Dennis Bottorff and financier Franklin L. Haney are trying to make money at the expense of the Tennessee Valley Authority through their proposal to finish the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant using private funds and federal tax credits, an environmental group charged Tuesday.
An Oklahoma developer of senior adult communities plans to build a $40 million complex of rental units in Chattanooga as the first of at least 10 planned WholeLife Traditions communities across the country.
HOLLYWOOD, Ala. — The 500-foot high, hyperboloid-shaped cooling towers rise over the rolling hills along the Tennessee River, shaping the physical and potentially the economic landscape of Northeast Alabama.
Ralph Montgomery, a veteran middle-market investment banking professional, has joined the Chattanooga-based investment banking firm, FourBridges Capital, as managing director.
The automotive supplier Faurecia Interior Systems Inc. has agreed to recognize the United Auto Workers union at its plant in Louisville, Ky.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell wants the Tennessee Valley Authority to keep operating the Paradise Fossil Plant near Paducah, Tenn., which employs 400 workers and helps support thousands of others in the coal industry.
Krystal Co. plans to get bigger by being smaller.
In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. That may be a rhyme you remember from grade school when learning about Christopher Columbus and his voyage that would lead him to discover the New World.
JASPER, Tenn. — While hundreds of cars and trucks speed along I-24 on either side of his 25-acre parcel, Edd Crabtree slowly manuevers his Jeep along the gravel roads he erected over the past decade in the interstate median.
Road paver Astec Industries hit a pothole during the third quarter, cutting net income by 6 percent and driving down shares in the company's stock Tuesday by nearly 4 percent.
Faced with the biggest drop in power demand in is 80-year history, the Tennessee Valley Authority is rethinking its future power plans.
Two years after nuclear regulators red flagged the Tennessee Valley Authority for inadequate maintenance and review of key safety systems at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, an internal TVA review has found the utility still isn't adequately tracking its maintenance work in a consistent manner across its three nuclear plants.
A Hawthorne, Calif.,-based seat maker plans to bring its Chinese manufacturing back to the United States at a $39.5 million plant to be built in East Tennessee
The end of the government shutdown will help unlock more money for completion of a major Ohio River dam, which is eating up most of the money needed to fund the restart of the stalled Chickamauga Lock in Chattanooga.
Retirees without a huge nest egg would do well to settle down in the Scenic City, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Senate Republicans Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee are drawing fire for including money for a Ohio River lock and dam in the budget package to end the government shutdown.
Chattanooga is among the 10 best U.S. cities to retire for less than $75 a day, according to a new report from U.S. News and World Report.
Chattanooga is one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live, according to a study released Wednesday by a website that ranks quality of life and travel amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities.
A Manchester, Tenn., sod farm turned industrial park will soon be covered in cheese.
With most IRS and USDA offices idled due to the government shutdown, home buyers trying to borrow under some government-backed lending programs are having to wait on Congress to reopen the federal government.
The government shutdown of America’s most visited national park is costing tourism businesses in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina more than $3.3 million a day, prompting the state of Tennessee to consider how it might reopen its biggest national park.
NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he's "very pleased" that a top Volkswagen labor leader apparently is saying union representation at the company's Chattanooga auto assembly plant shouldn't come without a secret ballot vote.
The Tax Foundation rates the best states for business climate based on tax rates for property, sales, corporate and individual income and unemployment insurance.
The number of Chattanoogans going broke fell in the past year to the lowest level in six years, but Tennessee still boasts the dubious title of having the nation's highest bankruptcy rate.
Nearly five years after one of its worst environmental disasters, the Tennessee Valley Authority recovered another $42 million this week to help pay for the more than $1 billion expense of cleaning up the 2008 ash spill at the Kingston Fossil Plant.
With electricity sales lagging, the staff of America's biggest government utility and Chattanooga's biggest federal employer is getting smaller.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Wednesday he is likely to oppose the nomination of Federal Reserve Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen to become Fed chairman.
The federal government shutdown is forcing the U.S Nuclear Regulatory Commission to furlough 3,600 of its 3,900 employees today.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., suggested today that America’s central bank needs to get on a healthier, less fattening diet to help put the U.S. economy on a more sustainable path as a new Federal Reserve chairman takes office in 2014.
Chattanooga area home owners, sellers and Realtors are getting a quicker and more mobile way to identify the best properties and buyers through a new web and mobile platform offered by local Realtors.
Fort Oglethorpe chiropractor John Johnson traded his gas-driven Subaru Outback for an electric-powered Nissan Leaf a month ago to get a cheaper, quieter and cleaner ride.