Republican Weston Wamp today launched a second bid to try to unseat two-term Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn.
A Gander Mountain store will open in Hixson by this fall.
The number of Chattanoogans going broke or losing their properties to foreclosures declined last year, but Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama still led the nation in the rate of bankruptcies again in 2013.
When Chattanooga businessman Lex Tarumianz agreed to pump $100,000 from the Blank Slate Ventures fund into a startup, online restaurant reservation firm known as Quickcue, the business was still developing its technology and yet to turn a profit.
Republican Weston Wamp plans to mount another attempt this year to unseat two-term Rep. Chuck Fleischmann in Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District.
• Fair housing forum at 6 p.m. Monday at the Development Resource Center, 1250 Market Street. In observance of the 44th annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the topic of discussion will be on "The True State of the Dream." Special guests include Richard M.
The former head of Pearle Vision, Srinivas Kumar, will head CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries’ team, replacing Interim CEO Dick Rivera who will remain as the company's chairman.
Republican Weston Wamp is expected to challenge U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann in the GOP Congressional primary in August.
The Arctic blast of coldest weather this week put the heat on for TVA, which sold a record daily amount of electricity on Tuesday following one of the highest demand days on Monday.
Consumption of electricity across the Tennessee Valley reached an all-time high for a 24-hour period on Tuesday when temperatures across TVA’s 7-state region never got above 21 degrees Fahrenheit.
Today's cold weather is pushing up power consumption as electric furnaces run more to cope with the cold. But TVA's highest power peaks have come in August 2007 when soaring temperatures boosted air conditioning use.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has suspended maintenance work and is operating under a "conservative operations alert" amid some of the coldest temperatures in its 7-state region in nearly two decades.
The Tennessee Valley Authority expects plunging temperatures from an arctic cold wave moving across the region to boost electricity consumption Tuesday morning above 31,000 megawatts, but TVA doesn't anticipate any problem meeting the demand.
KIMBALL, Tenn. — As a long-time federal employee specializing in national security, David Jarrell prides himself on thoroughly assessing the costs and risks of each move.
As the name of his business suggests, Matt Ludwikowski is a bit brash.
• North Chattanooga Council meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Iron Tribe Fitness, 125 Cherokee Blvd. The council will host an After Hours meeting in lieu of monthly luncheon. Meetings cost $10.
Unemployment declined last month in most Chattanooga area counties to the lowest level in more than five years.
Despite the improving job market, one of Chattanooga's biggest and best-paying employers plans to cut its staff in the new year.
The cities with the biggest share of barbecue restaurants are all in the South.
Coming Sunday: A look back at the Kingston ash spill five years later
The Tennessee Valley Authority announced today that it has recovered another $150 million from one of its insurers for damages from the coal ash spill at the Kingston Coal Plant five years ago.
Buoyed by the strongest yearly job growth in eight years, Georgia's unemployment rate fell last month to its lowest rate in five years.
Buoyed by the strongest yearly job growth in eight years, Georgia's unemployment rate fell last month by four-tenths of a percent to 7.7 percent.
The winter weather should have a bit less chill this year in the pocketbooks of most Chattanooga households.
Aisin Holdings of America, Inc. plans to invest $53.8 million in its Clinton, Tenn., automotive castings facility, adding 81 new jobs over the next two years in Anderson County.
The busiest days for shopping malls and centers during the holidays.
With the lowest jobless rate and the second lowest crime rate of any city in Tennessee, Signal Mountain is rated the best place in Tennessee in a new study of Tennessee communities.
Upgrades planned for 2,800 customers
Tennessee American Water announced today that it has completed its $1.5 million purchase of the water system assets from the city of Whitwell, Tenn.
After cutting staff and outsourcing its customer service to affiliate companies, Tennessee American Water has given up its downtown headquarters and relocated its engineering and executive staff next to its water treatment facilities off Riverfront Parkway.
Chattanooga boasts the nation's fastest Internet service, but a new study finds that local job and technology growth is still slower than in most of the country.
The government agency that took over an underfunded pension plan from Hardwick Clothes is denying that it pushed the Cleveland, Tenn., company into bankruptcy earlier this week.
Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing, Inc., announced today that it will expand its current facility in Bartow County, Ga., creating a total of 650 new jobs and $371 million investment into the project over the next four years.
Most small employers in Tennessee have opted to renew their existing health insurance plans for another year this fall to stay ahead of potentially costly changes coming from the requirements of the new health care reform law in January.
The Tennessee Valley Authority plans to let more sunshine into its mix of power generation next year, but one leading residential supplier of the solar power said he still feels like he is being left out in the cold.
The Tennessee Valley Authority will buy up to 7 percent more renewable energy next year but will pay lower premiums for solar energy.
America's oldest privately held clothing manufacturer has filed for bankruptcy after a federal pension protection agency ordered the company to replenish its underfunded retirement plan.
Unemployment edged higher in October in most counties of Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia after dipping to or near 5-year lows in some area counties during September.
The rate of nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases requiring days away from work to recuperate was 112 cases per 10,000 full-time workers in 2012, down from 117 in 2011.
In an era of sluggish power demand, cheap natural gas and rising construction costs for nuclear power, Franklin L. Haney may be the only American pushing to try to personally finance a new atomic reactor.
• North Chattanooga Council Meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. A speaker will talk from the Chattanooga Parking Authority. Meetings cost $10.
After paying $356 to reconnect gas service to heat her home this winter, Stacie Thomas says she doesn't have enough money this month to feed her family.
Companies announced more than 80 clean energy and clean transportation projects in the third quarter of 2013 that together could create more than 15,000 jobs.
Tennessee and Georgia added 118,700 jobs over the past year to boost employment totals in both states to the highest level since President Obama was elected.
The number of Georgians on the job rose last month to the highest level since November 2008, cutting the state’s jobless during October to 8.1 percent.
Power drop hurts tax equivalent payments
Falling fuel prices may be benefit ting consumers with cheaper electric bills, but the decline in power sales is projected to cost state and local governments in the Tennessee Valley another $25 million this year from one of its biggest taxpayers.
President Obama’s fiscal 2014 budget plan may have died in Congress, but one of its provisions to consider selling the Tennessee Valley Authority is still under study.
BOAZ, Ala. -- Colorado-based Pilgrim's Pride Corp. is closing a poultry plant that employs about 1,200 people in north Alabama, local officials said Tuesday, another blow to a region already dealing with job losses.
The new head of the Tennessee Valley Authority was paid nearly 50 percent more than his predecessor even though he was on the job only nine months of the year and has vowed to cut the agency's overall payroll.
Nearly two years after shutting down its biggest hydroelectric plant to repair a cracked rotor blade, TVA expects to have at least part of the Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Plant generating power for the coldest part of the winter.
The Tennessee Valley Authority boosted the pay for its chief executive officer by nearly 50 percent during fiscal 2013 to a record $5.9 million.