A Hawthorne, Calif.,-based seat maker plans to bring its Chinese manufacturing back to the United States at a $39.5 million plant to be built in East Tennessee
The end of the government shutdown will help unlock more money for completion of a major Ohio River dam, which is eating up most of the money needed to fund the restart of the stalled Chickamauga Lock in Chattanooga.
Retirees without a huge nest egg would do well to settle down in the Scenic City, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Senate Republicans Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee are drawing fire for including money for a Ohio River lock and dam in the budget package to end the government shutdown.
Chattanooga is among the 10 best U.S. cities to retire for less than $75 a day, according to a new report from U.S. News and World Report.
Chattanooga is one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live, according to a study released Wednesday by a website that ranks quality of life and travel amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities.
A Manchester, Tenn., sod farm turned industrial park will soon be covered in cheese.
With most IRS and USDA offices idled due to the government shutdown, home buyers trying to borrow under some government-backed lending programs are having to wait on Congress to reopen the federal government.
The government shutdown of America’s most visited national park is costing tourism businesses in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina more than $3.3 million a day, prompting the state of Tennessee to consider how it might reopen its biggest national park.
NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he's "very pleased" that a top Volkswagen labor leader apparently is saying union representation at the company's Chattanooga auto assembly plant shouldn't come without a secret ballot vote.
The Tax Foundation rates the best states for business climate based on tax rates for property, sales, corporate and individual income and unemployment insurance.
The number of Chattanoogans going broke fell in the past year to the lowest level in six years, but Tennessee still boasts the dubious title of having the nation's highest bankruptcy rate.
Nearly five years after one of its worst environmental disasters, the Tennessee Valley Authority recovered another $42 million this week to help pay for the more than $1 billion expense of cleaning up the 2008 ash spill at the Kingston Fossil Plant.
With electricity sales lagging, the staff of America's biggest government utility and Chattanooga's biggest federal employer is getting smaller.
The federal government shutdown is forcing the U.S Nuclear Regulatory Commission to furlough 3,600 of its 3,900 employees today.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Wednesday he is likely to oppose the nomination of Federal Reserve Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen to become Fed chairman.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., suggested today that America’s central bank needs to get on a healthier, less fattening diet to help put the U.S. economy on a more sustainable path as a new Federal Reserve chairman takes office in 2014.
Chattanooga area home owners, sellers and Realtors are getting a quicker and more mobile way to identify the best properties and buyers through a new web and mobile platform offered by local Realtors.
Fort Oglethorpe chiropractor John Johnson traded his gas-driven Subaru Outback for an electric-powered Nissan Leaf a month ago to get a cheaper, quieter and cleaner ride.
As the Tennessee Valley Authority prepares to revamp its future power generation plans, the federal utility Thursday celebrated its record success in getting power from its oldest source of power.
Since the demise of Wagner Ware 15 years ago to cheaper imported cookware, Lodge Manufacturing has survived as America's last major cast iron cookware manufacturer.
Whether or not ObamaCare ends up being the job killer that its critics claim, the launch of most of the health care reform plan today is creating lots of work today for Tennessee's biggest health insurers.
The federal government has previously shut down 17 times in the past four decades.
After building a $500 million-a-year trucking business across the United States, the founders of Access America are going global.
Regardless of whether the federal government shuts down or runs out of money next month, one of Tenessee's biggest federal facilities will be cutting its staff this fall.
• Chamber Member Orientation from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Chattanooga Chamber, 811 Broad St. Attendees will learn more about the Chattanooga Chamber. The event is free and open to the public.
After 50 weeks working on the loading dock at the Volkswagen plant, Justin Secall thought he was building a career when it abruptly ended in July.
Despite concerns over the approaching federal debt limit and lagging power sales, the Tennessee Valley Authority still was able to borrow money Wednesday at one of its lowest rates ever.
Since its trough at the depths of the Great Recession in 2009, economic output in metropolitan Chattanooga has rebounded 9.8 percent, according to a Brookings Institution study released Wednesday.
The Federal Housing Administration will get a taxpayer subsidy for the first time in its 79-year history after loan losses during the housing bubble depleted most of its insurance fund.
After two back surgeries in the past five years, Dawn-Michelle Wyzard lost 14 months of pay from her job as a data processing manager in suburban Louisville.
The Tennessee Valley Authority derives about half of its electrical generation from its coal-fired plants, but TVA expects little, if any, impact from the new EPA rules since the federal utility has no plans to build new coal-fired generation.
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The maker of Little Debbie cakes will expand its snack line in the Big Apple next week by bringing back the 125-year-old Drake's cakes brand to store shelves.
Job growth has slowed this year from last year's pace and remains above the U.S. average across Tennessee and Georgia.
If you've read anything about Social Security in recent years, then you probably know that our most convenient office location is wherever you happen to be -- thanks to www.socialsecurity.gov.
In its third announced expansion in the past month, Shaw Industries Group Inc. said Wednesday it plans to add 535,000 square feet of warehouse space and add up to 175 jobs in and around its corporate headquarters in Dalton, Ga.Staff Report
EPB cut its monthly fee for its gigabit-per-second Internet connection from $300 a month to $69.99 a month today and automatically bumped all customers with 100 and 250 megabit-per-second services to the the gigabit speed.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is raising its base electric rates next month for the first time in two years, but cheaper fuel and abundant rains will still keep the total fuel-adjusted price of electricity 4.5 percent cheaper than a year ago.
Nationwide, the top marginal tax rate for S corporations, or pass-through businesses, is 44.5 percent.
Organized labor may have backed President Obama, but America’s biggest unions don’t like the idea he floated in April to consider selling the Tennessee Valley Authority.
At 62 years old, Mattie Billings says her arthritis and bronchitis prevent her from finding another job and her age makes it too expensive to buy health insurance.
United Auto Workers President Bob King says he'd like Volkswagen to voluntarily recognize the union as the best choice to represent workers at VW's Chattanooga plant and bypass "a divisive vote."
KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Valley Authority could avoid a scheduled rate increase next month and cut industrial rates by 30 percent if it scraps its oldest and dirtiest coal plants and finishes its incomplete nuclear plans using outside financing, according to a proposal presented today by former TVA Chairman Dennis Bottorff and energy consultants from Credit Suisse.
KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Valley Authority could avoid a scheduled rate increase next month and cut industrial rates by 30 percent if it scraps its oldest and dirtiest coal plants and finishes its incomplete nuclear plants using outside financing.
Chattanooga’s entrepreneurial community is gaining new capital.
Dr. Marilyn Brown is returning to the Tennessee Valley Authority board nine months after her presidential reappointment as TVA director was held up by Tennessee's U.S. senators.
The former city executive for BB&T Bank in Chattanooga was sentenced Monday to more than two years in prison for making fraudulent loans and forging customer signatures.
The Chattanooga area has added 7,700 jobs since the Great Recession ended in 2010, but the region’s job growth has still trailed the U.S. as a whole since 2010.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is trying to capture all the rays of sunlight with a new community solar initiative designed to add at least 500 kilowatts of solar generation at utility or government properties.