Ellis Smith joined the Chattanooga Times Free Press in January 2010 as a business reporter.
His beat includes the flooring industry, Chattem, Unum, Krystal, the automobile market, real estate and technology.
Ellis is from Marietta, Ga., and has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication at the University of West Georgia.
He previously worked at UTV-13 News, Carrollton, Ga., as a producer; at the The West Georgian, Carrollton, Ga., as editor; and at the Times-Georgian, Carrollton, Ga.; as a reporter.
Contact Ellis at 423-757-6315 or email@example.com.
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Chattanooga Whiskey has canceled its New Year’s Eve “Barrel Drop,” which would have been the city’s first-ever celebration in the vein of New York’s Ball Drop or Atlanta’s Peach Drop.
A group of about 35 organized labor supporters gathered on Thursday in a public park to attack critics' efforts to sidetrack the United Auto Workers' ongoing campaign to organize the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant.
Riding a wave of recovery in the U.S. housing market, Mohawk Industries is preparing to bolster its Georgia workforce and reinvigorate two aging carpet plants in the Peach State in early 2014.
One of Chattanooga's most public partnerships is going through an acrimonious breakup amid allegations of secret meetings, backroom dealings and accounting misappropriations, court papers show.
The gap between giving thanks and grabbing deals will all but disappear this year, as the 2013 shopping season encroaches on Thanksgiving like never before.
Two days before Thanksgiving, homeowner Bob Smith faced eviction from his St. Elmo house.
Andrew Kean, the city of Chattanooga's first chief operating officer under Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, has landed a job in the private sector at Chattanooga Whiskey and the Tennessee Stillhouse.
Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise is buying 33 properties scattered around the perimeter of Tennessee Temple University, which is working to offload large chunks of its sprawling, crumbling campus to local groups.
It took a fire to burn away the veil that obscured the grime and filth at Patten Towers, the public housing project in downtown Chattanooga that was able to pass federal, state and local inspections for years in spite of a laundry list of health and safety defects that remained hidden from public view.
Federal regulators have granted another nine-month extension of TVA's construction permit for the oft-delayed Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant to give TVA a cushion in meeting its targeted completion of the plant's second reactor.