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Charter Communications is set to break up the monogamous relationship between cable cord and TV set, as the company introduces a new requirement that each of its customers obtain a set-top box in order to view even basic cable.

Jobless rate drops in Chattanooga, rises in Dalton to highest in Georgia

Dalton unemployment jumps to 10.7 percent while jobless rate dips in rest of the region

The jobless rate declined last month in Chattanooga and Cleveland, Tenn., but unemployment rose in metropolitan Dalton, Ga., during August to the highest rate of any metro area in Georgia or Tennessee.

Chattanooga-based Signix, which offers secure digital signature services to businesses and other entities, is expanding its footprint downtown as it shifts the bulk of its sales force to Warehouse Row.

Ironman gives hotels a boost

Event to pump $8 million in local economy

Even with the headlining Ironman competition and its estimated 15,000 visitors, travelers can probably get hotel rooms in the Chattanooga area this weekend, though Saturday it’s less likely.

Chattanooga carpet maker Dixie Group on Wednesday made another acquisition with the purchase of a Dalton, Ga.-based manufacturer designed to fill a niche between woven and tufted products.

One of Chattanooga's biggest industrial and road builders is paving a new path to prosperity by trying to sell 275 acres through an online auction that ends next Tuesday.

EPB faces a second whistleblower lawsuit unveiled within a month of the first, as the cities of East Ridge and Red Bank join Chattanooga in a legal action initiated by a former city contractor who says the utility knowingly overcharged taxpayers for electricity, then covered it up.

The $10 billion payday lending industry is under attack by a grass roots nonprofit group that seeks to counteract lenders' strong lobbying efforts as federal regulators consider new rules to rein in what some see as abuses among short-term lenders.

This wasn't Lou Lentine's first rodeo, that's for sure.

Chattanooga Invista employee Judy Ciulis says the nylon manufacturer regularly rents cars at Lovell Field so she's looking forward to a $1.5 million upgrade that would almost double the lot's size.

The Chattanooga Association of Realtors said Tuesday that local home sales totaled 664 units in August, down 1.3 percent from the previous year.

The head labor official on Daimler AG's supervisory board says he considers it "unacceptable" that the German automaker's Mercedes plant in Alabama stands alone among the company's factories around the world without union representation for its workers.

NEW YORK — The oil market has lost its jitters.

NutraSweet says it will no longer make the artificial sweetener aspartame as a result of foreign competition.

Oscar Brock recalls working a summer job at his family’s Chattanooga candy company when he was in college, a business founded by his great-grandfather in 1906.

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