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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Mohawk Industries, the world's largest flooring manufacturer and biggest tile manufacturer in North America, will build a $180 million ceramic tile plant in Dickson County, Tenn., to meet growing demand for hard surfaces here in the U.S.
Nearly every student will take the ACT at some point in their educational odyssey.
Executives worried about data security are driving a spike in demand for skilled number crunchers who are well-versed in technology, according to a Chattanooga-based firm.
The newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took its first public action against the for-profit education industry with a lawsuit against ITT Educational Services for what investigators called "predatory lending."
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has sued nationwide for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services for predatory lending, according to a news release.
A decrepit block of bedraggled buildings across from the Chattanooga Choo Choo will see the first new tenant in more than 30 years, as a trio of property owners prepare to restore the a high-visibility segment of Market Street to its former glory.
Gary Griffith Cycle is set to double its showroom space with a coming expansion that will add bikes from Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM, known for its high-end, offroad machines.
Victims have grown numb to the slow drip of justice in the Jack Brown Ponzi scheme case.
U.S. Attorney Bill Killian has charged Janet Brown, wife of apparent Ponzi schemer Jack Brown, with concealing $25,000 in jewelry from the court and lying about it under oath.