Another dollar store is slated to open in downtown Chattanooga with its owner banking on potential plans to breathe new life into M.L. King Boulevard along with the growing UTC campus.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke today cited three priorities as the city’s new chief executive, calling for gains in public safety, youth development and economic and community development.
One of Hamilton County's biggest mixed-use developments is hitting a milestone as workers have raised the first three of 23 planned commercial buildings at the Ooltewah site.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday waded into the issue of a rundown river barge in downtown Chattanooga, urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to keep in mind the "significant negative effects" it's having on the waterfront.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker today urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to keep in mind the “significant negative effects” that a rundown river barge has on Chattanooga’s riverfront.
The head of the United Auto Workers is sounding an upbeat note on a future union presence at Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant, even as others question the prospects and the wisdom of such a move.
Work on the last piece of Chattanooga's version of the Yellow Brick Road is slated to start this summer.
The cleanup of a run-down river barge across from Ross's Landing should be finished by week's end, but the city's top tourism official called for the developer to move ahead with his plans for a restaurant.
Chattanooga officials today approved a couple of land easements that will help clear the way for a new $6.5 million road to Volkswagen’s plant from Highway 58.
James Jabaley lived at his one-room downtown Chattanooga efficiency for about a decade — until his rent suddenly spiked 23 percent to around $500 a month.
Kim Hoge fulfilled a dream and opened her Northshore Boutique last month, and business so far is good.
Sport utility vehicle and truck sales are rising in the U.S. as gas prices retreat, creating an opening for possibly two new Volkswagen SUVs which could be made in Chattanooga.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Oak Ridge was a secret city during World War II when it was developing components for the atom bomb.
A new $2 million townhouse development is in the works in downtown Chattanooga on one of the central city's highest points.
Convergys Corp.'s workforce in Chattanooga will soon hit a new high mark since the Great Recession with the hiring of nearly 500 employees.
Convergys Corp. is growing its Chattanooga call center with plans to hire nearly 500 more people, growing its workforce to about 1,300 in the city, officials said today.
Rhea County's second-largest manufacturer is getting even bigger as Goodman Manufacturing plans to add 200 jobs.
A new state-of-the-art carpet mill in Northwest Georgia soon could add more than 2,000 jobs to the state's manufacturing base.
Despite a struggling national retail sales picture, CBL & Associates Properties Inc. reported Monday that first quarter earnings climbed on higher occupancy and rents.
Chattanooga shopping center developer CBL & Associates Properties Inc. today posted higher first quarter earnings on better occupancy and leasing.
In the wake of sharp criticism by tourism and downtown leaders over his dilapidated river barge, the owner said Friday he plans to start cleanup work soon.
A planned statewide association aimed at better focusing on issues vital to manufacturing is in the works and led by Chattanooga officials.
Chattanooga's Enterprise Center will use a $200,000 federal brownfield grant to plan for cleaning up an area that includes a 17-acre industrial site near downtown.
Chattanooga area manufacturers, citing a need for more focus on issues vital to them such as education and workforce development, said today they plan to set up a statewide association.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a rundown river barge moored across from Chattanooga's top tourist attraction isn't complying with its permit, which ultimately could lead to its removal.
A company that makes gold and platinum wedding bands is shutting its Chattanooga plant and laying off about 40 workers as couples turn to cheaper metals as expressions of their love.
Chattanooga Airport travelers worried Monday over delays nationally caused by the budget-related furlough of air traffic controllers and security checkpoint workers.
Jim Bambrey runs one of Tennessee's best-known attractions in the Chattanooga Choo Choo, but from his office each day he sees a trio of rundown and vacant buildings across Market Street.
Jason Hamilton, a contract worker at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant for the past 20 months, said Thursday he had quit a higher-paying job so he could assemble cars at the factory.
VendoMax officials call the beverage vending industry one of the least environmentally green in the country.
A Chattanooga company today unveiled what it calls the world’s first completely sustainable solar vending machines.
Volkswagen officials in Chattanooga say they’re cutting about 500 jobs from the plant in the wake of slower growth in the Passat that is made in the factory.
Chattanooga once was a union stronghold, but much of that support melted away over decades as membership fell here and nationwide.
MapArt Systems chief executive Taylor McDonald told potential investors here Wednesday that his company offers a chance to change the way the world's art treasures are maintained.
A German automotive company plans to hire 200 people in Athens, Tenn., where it will supply Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant and add to a growing cluster of car-related jobs in McMinn County.
Chris Daly says a South Carolina company plans to pitch its business making a port-like device for dialysis patients during the city's technology forum next week.
Rosemary Varner, of Signal Mountain, said Wednesday she's worried about protecting the region's watersheds and wetlands from over-development.
Restaurateur Stephen Frabitore said Tuesday that opening a Tupelo Honey Cafe in downtown Chattanooga fits the company's vision.
A key project in the renaissance of Brainerd Road started Tuesday with plans to turn vacant buildings and concrete into green space and trails.
Warehouse Row in downtown Chattanooga will gain its second full-service eatery when Asheville, N.C.-based restaurant Tupelo Honey Cafe opens later this year.
After years of planning, demolition began today on a half dozen buildings on Brainerd Road near Chattanooga Airport, turning a slice of the major artery into green space with hopes if easing flooding in the area.
The biggest new shopping center to open in Red Bank in more than five years is being built to accommodate growth stemming outward from Chattanooga's busy North Shore, according to the developers.
Hundreds of auto industry people from the South met in Chattanooga recently, and much of the talk wasn't about the region but instead Mexico.
A national right to work group has joined the fray over whether Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant should set up a works council labor board and give the United Auto Workers a foothold.
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A national right to work group is offering free legal aid to Volkswagen’s Chattanooga employees who feel they’re being pressured to associate with the United Auto Workers.
Auto sales in the U.S. nearly hit the 1.5 million mark in March, likely making it the best month in almost six years. But Chattanooga new vehicle sales were off as cars and trucks titled were down 7.2 percent for the month, according to vehicle registrations compiled by the Hamilton County Clerk's Office.
The biggest new office building on Chattanooga's Southside in a couple of decades is set to start going up later this month.
Sales of the Chattanooga-made Passat were off 5.1 percent in March over year ago, but the model still posted its best first quarter ever in the U.S., officials said today.
Major investments by Volkswagen, Wacker Chemical and Amazon bring jobs and affirmation.
Amid the worst recession in decades, the Chattanooga area landed three of the biggest new business investments in its history during the past five years.