Business - Around the Region

Consumer Watch: Reuse you old toothbrush in a variety of ways

Published Sep. 14 2019

Every year at least 1 billion used toothbrushes end up in landfills, adding to the more than 50 million tons...

Ivanka Trump makes workforce announcement in Alabama

Published Sep. 14 2019

Ivanka Trump visited a robotics training center in Alabama to make a workforce development announcement.

Mine shutdowns in top US coal region bring new uncertainty

Published Sep. 14 2019

At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get...

TVA coal ash cleanup to cost billions of dollars and decades to complete, officials say

Published Sep. 14 2019

The Tennessee Valley Authority is planning to spend billions of dollars over the next 20 years cleaning up the legacy...

Business Digest: LBMC announces promotions in Chattanooga office

Published Sep. 14 2019

LBMC has promoted three managers in its Chattanooga office.

Edmunds compares Honda Insight and Toyota Corolla Hybrid

Published Sep. 14 2019

Car shoppers seeking high fuel economy have two particularly intriguing choices this year: the Honda Insight and the Toyota Corolla...

Tackle next year's college financial aid now

Published Sep. 14 2019

The school season may have just begun, but it's nearly time to start thinking about next year.

Chattanooga businesses stay afloat without water by turning to telecommuters and at-home work

Published Sep. 13 2019

Chattanooga's biggest downtown employers didn't open their offices Friday when a water main break cut off water service across most...

Test Drive: New 2020 Kia Soul GT-Line with turbo packs a punch

Published Sep. 13 2019

A funny thing about the Kia Soul: The high school teacher who lives down the street from my house loves...

Downtown Chattanooga takes economic hit due to water outage

Published Sep. 13 2019

Blame it on Friday the 13th. That was the sentiment of one Cartersville, Georgia, man Friday outside the Tennessee Aquarium,...

Bringing the Mocs and Vols together: UT launches $100 million campaign to fund tuition-free program for families with under $50,000 income

Published Sep. 13 2019

When the Vols take on the Mocs Saturday at Neyland stadium, University of Tennessee President Randy Boyd hopes both UT-Knoxville...

China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork

Published Sep. 13 2019

China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news...

Lawmakers ask 4 big tech companies for documents in probe

Published Sep. 13 2019

Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range...

Lawsuit: Poor information about pipeline led to fatal blast in Alabama

Published Sep. 13 2019

A federal lawsuit accuses a major pipeline company based in Georgia of failing to tell work crews where a major...

PG&E reaches $11 billion deal with California wildfire insurers

Published Sep. 13 2019

Pacific Gas & Electric has agreed to pay $11 billion to a group of insurance companies representing claimants from deadly...

Business Briefs: UPS pays $8.4 million for overcharging claims

Published Sep. 13 2019

The Justice Department says United Parcel Service Inc. must pay $8.4 million to settle allegations that the company was overcharging...

Business Calendar, Sept. 14-20

Published Sep. 13 2019

Upcoming business seminars and events in the Chattanooga area.

Whole Foods to cut health care benefits for part-time workers

Published Sep. 13 2019

Whole Foods, the grocery chain owned by Amazon, is cutting health care benefits for its part-time workers, a move that...

UAW extends Ford, Fiat Chrysler pacts; strike possible at GM

Published Sep. 13 2019

Leaders of the United Auto Workers union have extended contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler indefinitely, but the pact with...

La-Z-Boy's new $18 million innovation center is where dreams become reality, officials say

Published Sep. 12 2019

Calling La-Z-Boy's new $18 million innovation center "a labor of love," company Chief Executive Kurt Darrow took the wraps off...

Water line fix may not come until Saturday [photos]

Published Sep. 12 2019

Water service for thousands of area residents and businesses will not likely be re-established until at least Saturday morning after...

Chattanooga-based Kenco Logistics adds California warehouse

Published Sep. 12 2019

Kenco Logistics, North America's biggest privately-owned third-party logistics provider, has opened another warehouse to serve the Los Angeles market in...

Business Briefs: Venue Church buys Lee Highway building

Published Sep. 12 2019

Venue Church has acquired the Lee Highway building it has leased since January 2018 for $4.5 million this week, according...