Local governments and businesses in Tennessee increasingly are letting the sunshine in, at least as a way to power their own buildings.
Not every graduate of UTC's business school ends up in the school's Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, but that's exactly where Max Fuller's journey began.
McKee Foods Corp. today completed its $27.5 million purchase of Drake’s cakes from the bankrupt Hostess bakery.
The new restaurant hopes to attract downtown workers, UTC students and nearby residents with a menu of sandwiches and other entrees.
The demographic groups with the highest jobless rates last month.
A monthly gift subscription service for mothers and a web site devoted to women who drink whiskey were picked as the winners of the first Female Founders 48Hour Launch tonight.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has begun its biggest single pollution control project to help clear the air around its Gallatin Fossil Plant.
Buying furniture has always required a bit of consumer imagination to visualize how that table or chair you like will fit in your home or office.
The most visited state parks in East Tennessee in 2012.
The market value of Chattanooga's stock-traded companies increased by more than $4 billion in the first quarter of the year as investors confident in the economic recovery continued to bid up stock prices.
Home prices have rebounded from their recession lows three years ago in and around Chattanooga, but local prices for new and existing homes still remain about one-fourth less than the national average, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Alan Schroader turns 40 years old next week and would like nothing better for his birthday than a full-time, permanent job..
A Tullahoma bank is expanding beyond its home turf into Chattanooga.
Health insurance premiums for individual policies will jump by more than 30 percent and small businesses will face double-digit rate hikes for their health plans next year when most of the health care reform known as ObamaCare becomes effective, insurers and actuaries estimated Tuesday.
The former mayor of Chattanooga's newest sister city flew to the city last week to meet with outgoing Mayor Ron Littlefield before Littlefield leaves office next month.
BURGHAUSEN, Germany — Despite the current cloudy outlook for the solar industry, Wacker officials said Friday they are still confident they have found their place in the sun at the $2 billion polysilicon plant being built near Charleston, Tenn.
MUNICH, Germany — As Germany's bullet train whisked through central Germany on Thursday at nearly 180 miles an hour, cars speeding along adjacent highways appear to be barely moving.
WOLFSBURG, Germany — Every 58 seconds, two laser-guided robots place the front and rear windows in place on one of Volkswagen's newest versions of its top-selling Golf cars.
Since the 2010 census, the fastest growing counties in Tennessee among counties of more than 10,000 people were all in Middle Tennessee.
BERLIN — Three decades ago, a group of Chattanoogans traveled to Indianapolis and got inspired enough by that city's downtown riverfront renaissance to pursue a similar approach at home.
When Gary Traylor lost his job with the closing of Shaw Industries' Trenton, Ga., plant two years ago, the displaced worker got Georgia jobless benefits of $350 a week until he landed a job at Scenic Industries.
Unemployment in metropolitan Chattanooga remained below the state and national averages in January even though the jobless rate in the 6-county region didn't decline in the past year as much as the rest of the country.
A generation ago, Bowater's paper mill in Calhoun, Tenn., was one of America's biggest producers of newsprint and one of the biggest land owners in Southeast Tennessee.
The value of Tennessee's exports rose in 4 percent 2012 to a record $31.1 billion.
As home of America's biggest government utility and the birthplace of the peaceful use of the atom, East Tennessee has long had a love affair with nuclear power and the jobs and energy it has brought to the region.
Federal regulators have begun one of the most exhaustive reviews of a TVA operating nuclear plant to determine if the federal utility has corrected problems that led to one of the most severe sanctions against any plant.
Tennessee and Georgia began the year with their lowest January jobless rates in five years, but unemployment still remains stubbornly high in both states three and a half years into an economic recovery.
Two days after Chattanoogans elected a new mayor, a new agency created by the outgoing mayor began taking steps to take control of part of City Hall.
Southeast Tennessee led the state last year in job additions from new or expanding businesses recruited by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.
As a share of home sales, foreclosed-properties in California, Georgia and Nevada last year were nearly double the national average.
Tennessee exports have tripled in the past decade, but the state’s top economic development official said today there is room for far more trade growth from Tennessee’s small and medium size cities.
U.S. sales for Volkswagen last month were up 2.9 percent over year-ago levels, rising to the best February sales month for the auto maker since 1973.
Anthony Billingsley had only been in his Stoney Brook Lane house for three months last year when he got a notice that some of the trees in his backyard near TVA's electricity transmission lines were scheduled to be cut down.
The new and smaller nuclear plant design being pursued by the Tennessee Valley Authority was denounced by a taxpayer advocacy group Wednesday as a wasteful, government subsidy for a technology that remains in question.
Northwest Georgia Bank CEO Wes Smith announced today he is retiring after 42 years with the Ringgold, Ga.,-based bank.
Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield on Monday signed the documents to create a new water authority he said should help Chattanooga comply with costly new federal regulations for sewer and stormwater runoff.
The Tennessee Valley Authority backed away from the nuclear plant design that is proving costly at Plant Vogtle in Georgia, but the federal utility still is leading the nation in pursuing more nuclear power.
An Ooltewah development company that already has built senior care centers in five states over the past decade and a half is adding new facilities this year near Knoxville and in Lexington, Ky.
The Tennessee Valley Authority, created 80 years ago to be a "living laboratory" for new government projects, plans to test a new type of a nuclear reactor designed to be smaller, simpler and less costly than America's current fleet of nuclear power plants.
TVA Chief Generation Officer Kim Greene will return to the Southern Co. in April to one of the top executive posts with the Atlanta-based utility.
The Dixie Group Inc. lost $653,000, or 5 cents per share, from continuing operations last year, but company CEO Dan Frierson said he expects better results for 2013.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has agreed to pursue plans for a new type of small modular nuclear reactor on property the utility owns in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Chattanooga has jumped 41 cents in the past month and could be headed higher as the economy improves and winter fuel undergoes its seasonal change in many cities next month.
Six weeks into his new job as head of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Bill Johnson is already having a much better time than at his old job, even if the pay is far less.
Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority will continue to get staff briefings and deliberate actions in private committee meetings "because it just works better that way," TVA Chairman Bill Sansom said Friday.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has shut down or announced plans to soon shutter more than a dozen of its oldest and smallest coal-fired generation units to meet federal clean air standards.
Nearly two years after federal regulators red flagged the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant for safety violations following a critical valve failure, the Tennessee Valley Authority says it has fixed the problems that led to its worst nuclear citation.
Nearly two years after federal regulators red flagged the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant for safety violations following a 2010 valve failure, the Tennessee Valley Authority expects to ask the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to review its plant operations and remove the red flag notice.
Environmental activists appealed to the TVA board today to shut down the Gallatin coal plant in Middle Tennessee rather than spend $1.2 billion to install pollution controls to extend the life of the 54-year-old plant.
Home prices rebounded from their recession lows to end last year with the biggest yearly gain in seven years.