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Chattanooga Airport has the second cheapest average air fares among the state's major airports, according to a website that tracks ticket prices, with higher passenger boardings helping drive down the cost.

Chattanooga Airport has the second cheapest average air fares among the state’s major commercial airports, according to a website that tracks ticket prices.

ATHENS, Tenn — Kathy Knight says a new $28 million HP Pelzer factory that's building automotive soundproofing products here is growing faster than company officials first thought.

Corker: Volkswagen expansion in Chattanooga was off if UAW won

UAW says Chattanooga local at over 670 members

While the United Auto Workers says its Chattanooga local has signed up more than 670 Volkswagen workers, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday that the VW plant expansion would not have happened had the union won the factory's February election.

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.

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said in Chattanooga today there was “no way” the Volkswagen plant could survive producing just one vehicle, citing the importance of last month’s announcement that the factory would assemble a new sport utility vehicle.

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.

CALHOUN, Tenn. — Resolute Forest Products today launched a $105 million expansion of its pulp and paper mill that officials said positions the McMinn County factory for the future.

The Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Passat sedan has made another top 10 list, picked one of KBB.Com’s 10 most confortable cars under $30,000.

A rundown barge moored on the North Shore's riverfront may finally be on a path to removal.

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge today gave preliminary approval to a plan that could start the removal of a controversial downtown Chattanooga barge by early fall.

A challenge to advertising claims by Chattanooga-based Chattem over the company's newly launched Nasacort allergy nasal spray was turned down by a national panel.

The Super Bowl TV ad that launched the Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Passat has fallen from its perch as the most shared spot of all time, according to Adweek.

TractManager, a contract management company based in downtown Chattanooga, has purchased a Dallas, Texas, business that provides hospitals with clinical and financial data to make technology or service decisions.

New car and truck sales in Hamilton County in July sped ahead of last year's mark for the third straight month.

For Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce chief Ron Harr, 2,014 members in 2014 has a nice ring to it.

As Volkswagen adds 2,000 jobs and Enterprise South industrial park is marketed to other companies, worries are accelerating over traffic bottlenecks and accidents on the two-lane part of Bonny Oaks Drive.

A Volkswagen supervisory board member is endorsing the United Auto Workers' efforts at the company's Chattanooga plant, becoming at least the second person on the powerful panel to publicly support the unionizing attempt.

Two national retailers plan to open stores in Warehouse Row in what some say is a signal that Chattanooga's revived downtown has finally arrived on the radar of brands with nationwide reach.

Enterprise South could see 2,000 more supplier jobs, officials say

20 more suppliers could build inside Chattanooga's industrial park

Some 300 acres that Volkswagen is freeing up at Enterprise South industrial park in Chattanooga for potential suppliers ultimately could add another 20 companies and 2,000 jobs, economic developers say.

Black Creek Mountain developers pledged Thursday to keep building the golf course community, while people questioning its tax increment financing called for a new review by Chattanooga officials.

Chattanooga’s Industrial Development Board today gave its OK to a financial incentives package for Volkswagen’s $600 million expansion.

A Chattanooga panel today left unsettled a decision over whether to appeal a judge’s ruling related to the Black Creek Mountain development and tax incremental financing the project received.

The controversial barge moored on Chattanooga’s downtown waterfront may be dismantled where it sits if a plan is approved by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge next month.

Amid little discussion, Hamilton County commissioners today approved incentives for Volkswagen’s proposed expansion that will be used to help the company assemble a new sport utility vehicle.

A new letter to Volkswagen employees from the United Auto Workers says its officials are confident VW will recognize the union if it gains "a meaningful portion" of the workforce as members of its Chattanooga local.

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant lapped its Mexican competition to land a new sport utility vehicle, but the company's operations south of the border are what officials here dream about for the Tennessee factory.

A 300-acre tract of land next to Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant will play a key role as the company prepares to launch the German automaker's first research and development facility of its kind on American soil.

Powering up its presence in downtown Chattanooga, Volkswagen plans to work with the city and Hamilton County to erect a $12 million welcome center.

Volkswagen is planning to team with Chattanooga and Hamilton County to put a $12 million welcome center in downtown.

A deal to grow Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant by 1,350 more jobs became richer as talks progressed between the state and the automaker, which made it clear that it’s eyeing much more U.S. sales than it has garnered to date.

Volkswagen Group of America chief Michael Horn on Tuesday said that the new sport utility vehicle the company will produce at its Chattanooga plant is “a stunner.”

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said today that “the eyes of the world” are on the city with Volkswagen’s plans to more than double its workforce to about 4,400 jobs at its plant here and invest $600 million.

Six years to the day that Volkswagen first motored into Chattanooga, the automaker today will start a second U.S. offensive as it powers up to make a new vehicle, creating 2,000 more jobs and investing an added $600 million at its plant here.

A first-for-Tennessee research center that Volkswagen will erect in Chattanooga is expected to help the area woo more suppliers — and jobs — as companies will try to integrate their products to VW's new parts designs.

Volkswagen will invest $600 million and create 2,000 new jobs to produce a new sport utility vehicle in Hamilton County.

Buzz over VW's SUV reaches fever pitch

UAW's new local adds to the clamor

The launch of a United Auto Workers local in Chattanooga is turbocharging reports that a production decision on Volkswagen's new sport utility vehicle will come next week.

The United Auto Workers, calling it "a fresh start," on Thursday set up a new local in Chattanooga that its officials believe will help it organize Volkswagen employees after a failed attempt earlier this year.

The United Auto Workers today unveiled a new local in Chattanooga as the union aims toward eventually organizing the Volkswagen plant.

A developer who said in March he was planning an 17-acre mixed use development behind Erlanger off Riverside Drive is ready to move ahead with 387 proposed multi-family residential units.

Some 90 million people are estimated to have used a Chattem product in the past year, and the Chattanooga-based consumer health care company has elevated two executives to key posts to help manage its growth.

Chattanooga-based Chattem has elevated two executives to key posts as the consumer health care products company aims to stay on a sharp growth trend.

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Monday he's looking "very closely" at legislation that could permit companies such as Volkswagen to create works council-type labor boards for employees without a union.

Chattanooga has emerged as a place where college graduates want to stay and live, rather than flee from in order to seek better opportunities or to start businesses, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Monday.

Slightly fewer than two of every three Volkswagen plant workers live in Hamilton County even though Chattanooga and the county, along with the state, pledged about $577.4 million worth of tax incentives to woo the automaker.

A new $70 million plant project on Tuesday won tax incentives from a Chattanooga panel, though questions were raised about how such breaks are offered to companies and whether they're really needed.

U.S. sales of Volkswagen's Chattanooga-made Passat fell sharply in June along the rest of the German automaker's monthly results as the company continues to struggle in the American market.

One of the early residential projects in the rebirth of downtown Chattanooga's Southside has been sold by a local group to a Nebraska real estate business.

Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant is reflecting a little of the soccer madness that has hit the U.S. with the play of the American team and its key World Cup showdown today with Germany.

Tennessee's transportation chief pledged Tuesday that the $22.5 million widening of Apison Pike -- seen as key for McKee Foods and easing Collegedale area traffic tie-ups -- will go forward despite federal funding worries.

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