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Southern Champion Tray unfolds expansion plans

Packaging firm adding 105 jobs, investing $18.1 million

Southern Champion Tray employees work at the company's North Chattanooga plant, where they straighten boxes and maintain equipment in this file photo. Staff photo by Dan Henry

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Cleaning up, rather than closing down

TVA study recommends keeping coal units at Shawnee

After deciding to shut down coal-fired generation at a half dozen other power plants, the Tennessee Valley Authority appears ready to clean up, rather than close down, two more units at its aging Shawnee coal plant in Paducah, Ky.

More than two weeks after the controversial ride-sharing application Uber launched in Chattanooga, two city councilmen have proposed competing ordinances to regulate Internet-based ride services.

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of growth in more than a decade and pulling further ahead of other big economies of the world.

A group of Chattanooga investors is staking out a place in the growing natural foods business with plans to put in a new Hixson grocery store with an organic focus.

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Millions of shoppers will once again arise before daybreak on Friday morning and descend into the traditional commercial Bacchanal that is Black Friday. But given the hyper-competitive nature of the retail business and the expectations of bargain hunting consumers, the mega doorbuster sale is losing its unique appeal.

  • Nov. 26th, 2014  |
  • By Chris Hopkins

Joseph M. Winick, senior vice president of planning, analytics and business development for Erlanger Health System, received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Senior Level Healthcare Executive Award at the recent meeting of the Tennessee Hospital Association in Nashville.

Q: I plan to start my holiday shopping the week before Thanksgiving to take advantage of early holiday sales. What advice can you offer to help me stick to my budget? — Geraldine Gifter

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