Business - Around the Region

Bredesen wants TVA mission expanded to provide rural broadband service

Published Aug. 17 2018

Nearly a century after the Tennessee Valley Authority was created to help bring electricity to an impoverished rural Appalachia, a...

Test Drive: Pinpoint a price, then pick a Prius

Published Aug. 17 2018

The fact you are reading an article about the Toyota Prius us tells something about you: Either you are trying...

Business Calendar

Published Aug. 17 2018

Intermediate Shopify from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20 at The Edney.


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Woman suing River Drifters Bar & Grill due to illness

Published Aug. 17 2018

A woman is suing River Drifters Bar & Grill after contaminated drinking water led to more than 87 reported illnesses.

Over 40 employers hiring at Job Fest Wednesday

Published Aug. 16 2018

More than 40 Chattanooga area employers will be conducting job interviews and hiring workers during a job fair Wednesday, Aug....

Unemployment in Tennessee steady at 3.5 percent

Published Aug. 16 2018

Unemployment fell to a 17-low in Georgia and remained near it historic low in Tennessee last month as both states...

Shedding light on the 'dark web'

Published Aug. 16 2018

Q. Occasionally in the media I hear reference to the Dark Web. Can BBB provide more insight and any concerns...

Mortgage rates decline again

Published Aug. 16 2018

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week, with relatively lower rates continuing to fail to...

Can Twitter change its 'core' and remain Twitter?

Published Aug. 16 2018

After long resisting change, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wants to revamp the "core" of the service to fight rampant abuse...

Walmart is finding success in the grocery aisle

Published Aug. 16 2018

Walmart's many efforts to bolster its food shopping services — including letting customers order online and pick up in person,...

Reports of illness at River Drifters Bar & Grill grows to 86; E. coli detected

Published Aug. 16 2018

The number of people who have reported illnesses after visiting River Drifters Bar & Grill has grown to 76 patrons...

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

Published Aug. 16 2018

Kroger will begin testing grocery deliveries using driverless cars outside of Phoenix.

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...

Former Cheeburger Cheeburger owners' new restaurant suffers large illness outbreak

Published Aug. 15 2018

At least 47 people reported illnesses after visiting River Drifters Bar & Grill along Suck Creek Road in Chattanooga, according...

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.