Coker family sells tire business

Published Nov. 15 2018

Sixty years after Harold Coker started his tire business in Athens, Tennessee, the Coker family has sold the tire and...

Fort Oglethorpe restaurant shut down after failing inspection with 31

Published Nov. 15 2018

Sometimes restaurants barely miss the passing mark of 70 based on a small infraction here or there, and sometimes you...

TVA boosts Bill Johnson's compensation to $8.1 million making him highest paid federal employee in America

Published Nov. 15 2018

The Tennessee Valley Authority boosted total compensation for its CEO by more than 22 percent in 2018.


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TVA earns more than $1.1 billion, pays off Bellefonte debt

Published Nov. 15 2018

TVA said today it earned more than $1.1 billion in net income.

FirstBank expands Chattanooga presence with purchase of Atlantic Capital branches

Published Nov. 14 2018

Three years after acquiring the former Northwest Georgia Bank to become one of Chattanooga's biggest banks, FirstBank is acquiring additional...

Business investment in Tennessee Valley tops $11 billion in record setting year for TVA

Published Nov. 14 2018

In the birthplace of the Tennessee Valley Authority where President Roosevelt declared the New Deal agency "a remarkable success" 85...

Chattanooga studying use of public space in Innovation District [document]

Published Nov. 14 2018

Volunteers will canvass Chattanooga's Innovation District Friday and Saturday to observe how people use public spaces in the city's downtown...

CEO Bill Johnson to retire from TVA

Published Nov. 14 2018

America's biggest government utility is preparing for a shift in power in 2019.

Sanofi cutting 160 jobs in Chattanooga, keeping manufacturing in city

Published Nov. 14 2018

Sanofi is cutting 160 jobs in the city.

Big question for Amazon's 2 chosen cities: Will it pay off?

Published Nov. 14 2018

The awarding of Amazon's second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a key question: For the...

Ex-Pilot Flying J head Mark Hazelwood's racist remarks might get him an appeal

Published Nov. 14 2018

A former Pilot Flying J president convicted of fraud will get to spend Christmas at home.

Chick-fil-A is offering home delivery and giving away 200,000 chicken sandwiches

Published Nov. 14 2018

Chick-fil-A customers no longer have to go get their chicken because the chicken will come to them.

Hamilton County growing new businesses faster than other major Tennessee counties

Published Nov. 13 2018

As the U.S. economy approaches its longest continual economic expansion in the post World War II era, Tennessee is adding...

Slope rules could kill housing growth, Chattanooga builders say

Published Nov. 13 2018

Chattanooga builders told Chattanooga City Council members Tuesday that proposed restrictions to construction on steep slopes and flood plains would...

Personal Finance: And now some good news about oil

Published Nov. 13 2018

Return to 1973: the Vietnam War ended, gasoline was 40 cents a gallon, and the United States was the world's...

These 6 artificial flavors are being ordered out of the food supply. But which foods are they in?

Published Nov. 13 2018

Six artificial flavors are being ordered out of the food supply in a dispute over their safety, but good luck...

Pinnacle Bank to repurchase $100 million of its stock

Published Nov. 13 2018

After its stock has dropped nearly 20 percent in value so far this year, Pinnacle Financial Partners announced Tuesday it...

Critics blast change in TVA listening sessions

Published Nov. 13 2018

The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors began its quarterly meeting a day early Tuesday in Tupelo, Mississippi to take...

Petco, others respond to demand for natural pet foods

Published Nov. 13 2018

Demand for healthy, natural food is extending from humans to their pets.

Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

Published Nov. 13 2018

As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York, Arlington, Virginia, and Nashville,...

The 'worst toys' for the holidays, according to safety group

Published Nov. 13 2018

A Black Panther "slash claw" and a plastic Power Rangers sword are among the items topping a consumer safety group's...


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Gov. Haslam: Amazon operations hub is 'largest jobs commitment' in Tennessee history

Published Nov. 13 2018

Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday that an Amazon operations hub expected to create 5,000 jobs in Tennessee will be "the...

Amazon to add 5,000 jobs in Nashville at new operations center

Published Nov. 13 2018

Amazon has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia.