Business - Around the Region

Ridgemont apartments sold in Red Bank

Published Aug. 15 2018

One of the biggest apartment complexes in Red Bank has a new owner and will soon get a new look.

EPB issues warning of scam email notices

Published Aug. 15 2018

EPB customers are reporting that they received a questionable email with the subject "Epbfi.com Server Congestion".

A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

Published Aug. 15 2018

Now that plastic straws may be headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be deflated?

Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image

Published Aug. 15 2018

Uber is still struggling to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his...

Best Buy to buy a provider of health devices for the aging

Published Aug. 15 2018

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is pushing more into the health field, acquiring a company that provides emergency response devices...

Turkey increases tariffs on some U.S. goods, escalating feud

Published Aug. 15 2018

Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on some U.S. products like cars, alcohol, and coal — a move that...

Nine local companies among the fastest growing in America

Published Aug. 15 2018

Choo Choo city is also becoming known as a truck town, especially for entrepreneurs and startups.

Haney wants to buy nuclear plant by November, transfer construction permit from TVA

Published Aug. 14 2018

Former Chattanooga developer Franklin L. Haney is trying to become the first American to transfer the construction permit for an...

Despite prospects of higher mortgage rates, housing market should continue to improve

Published Aug. 14 2018

Homebuyers waiting on a return to lower mortgage rates before buying are probably out of luck, a top housing economist...

Personal Finance: Follow these simple steps to avoid investment scams

Published Aug. 14 2018

Another investment scam made the news last week, this time close to home.

Food City to close Brainerd store

Published Aug. 14 2018

Food City officials announced today the grocer plans to close its 4011 Brainerd Road store in September.

McDonald's investing $168 million in Tennessee, including self-order kiosks

Published Aug. 14 2018

McDonald's announced today that the company and its franchisees are investing about $168 million in Tennessee in 2018 and 2019...


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Planners endorse townhome project in North Chattanooga

Published Aug. 13 2018

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission approved a request Monday by local developer John Wise for a a new development...

City to spend $480,000 to improve employee parking lot

Published Aug. 13 2018

The Chattanooga Downtown Redevelopment Corp. will spend up to $480,000 to fix flooding problems in a parking lot adjacent to...

Planning commission approves garden-style apartments in Hamilton Place area

Published Aug. 13 2018

Planning agency staff recommended approval but listed several conditions, including maximum density of no more than eight dwelling units per...

Some area Tennessee counties named the best for stretching Social Security benefits

Published Aug. 13 2018

Among Tennessee's 95 counties, the best places to stretch Social Security benefits are predominantly in East Tennessee.

Local gas prices drop in past week

Published Aug. 13 2018

Gasoline prices in Chattanooga dropped 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.53 per gallon at the start...

Musk says meetings with Saudis preceded tweet on taking Tesla private

Published Aug. 13 2018

Elon Musk, Tesla's chief executive, said Monday that he had held meetings with representatives of a Saudi sovereign wealth fund...

Local Steak 'n Shake franchise donates to Erlanger's new Children's Hospital

Published Aug. 13 2018

The Chattanooga Steak 'n Shake franchise is donating more than $40,000 — and hopes to eventually donate up to $200,000...

Warren Buffett's investing continues to evolve even at 87

Published Aug. 13 2018

Warren Buffett is still finding new places to invest decades after he started, even though his basic approach of finding...

Hamilton County business licenses, Aug. 6-12, 2018

Published Aug. 13 2018

New business licenses as provided by the Hamilton County Clerk's office, Aug. 6-12, 2018.

Hamilton County marriage licenses, Aug. 6-12, 2018

Published Aug. 13 2018

People who filed for marriage licenses in the Hamilton County Clerk's Office, Aug. 6-12, 2018.

Hamilton County divorce filings, Aug. 6-12, 2018

Published Aug. 13 2018

People who filed for divorce in Hamilton County Circuit Court, Aug. 6-12, 2018.