The Chattanooga-based Double Cola Co. is launching natural products Minoku Coconut Water and Zili Tea at the Natural Products Expo West this week in Anaheim, Calif.
“February was an expectedly modest month with the wind down of outgoing models and the fewest number of selling days,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer of Volkswagen of America. “Nonetheless, we are pleased to see our core vehicles and TDI Clean Diesels continue to show strength in the market.”
ATLANTA — Georgia will join a national initiative to better prepare teachers in certain in-demand subject areas, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.
ROSSVILLE — The suppliers of a drug distribution ring that was based in Rossville received federal prison sentences Tuesday.
Lifestyle magazine Southern Living has named Cloudland Station, in Chickamauga, Ga., as one of its seven initial Southern Living Inspired Communities.
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is partnering with two federal agencies to launch “IDEA Initiative” to assist Cleveland, Cookeville, Dayton, McMinnville, Sweetwater, and 22 other small Tennessee towns boost their downtown retail activity.
ATLANTA — The latest winter storm to pound Georgia with ice and snow caused an estimated $25 million in damage.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has begun a refueling of its newest reactor at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant for the 16th operating cycle since the plant began generating power in 1976.
ATLANTA — Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard says the former human resources chief for Atlanta's public schools has agreed to plead guilty in connection with a test cheating scandal.
Millington police say they don’t know whether a dead baby found in a ditch on Sunday is missing 7-week-old Aniston Walker, but they have called in Memphis police just in case.
ATLANTA — State lawmakers in Georgia are planning to end their legislative session March 20.
Nova Medical Centers, the nation's largest occupational health services company, will open a facility at 5779 Brainerd Road in Chattanooga later this month.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben’s rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other symptoms that were linked to the rice.
An Algoma, Wisc.-based packing company will expand its Knoxville facility through a $43 million expansion that will add 231 jobs.
SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn. — An East Tennessee couple faces a murder charge, accused of forcing the man's 5-year-old daughter to drink more than two liters of grape soda and water, causing her brain to swell and rupture, authorities said.
Coca-Cola Co. is looking to tap into a new market, with plans to let customers make its sodas and other drinks at home.
THOMPSON STATION, Tenn. — Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson has filed to run as an independent candidate for a seat on the Williamson County Commission.
Arctic-like weather across much of the nation put a freeze on January auto sales, especially the Chattanooga-made Passat.
GARDENDALE, Ala. — Customers of a Birmingham-area jeweler are getting about $70,000 in refunds because of the Super Bowl.
U.S. manufacturing barely expanded last month, in part because cold weather delayed shipments of raw materials and caused some factories to shut down.
A state grant will pay to patch, level, resurface and stripe five roads in Whitfield County, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.
When members of The Springs Church in Ringgold arrived to unpack their two trailers and set up for worship Sunday morning, they were greeted with an unpleasant surprise.
Chattanooga's Wireless Properties is building a 180-foot cell tower at 600 E. 10th St. to prepare for an expected increase in demand on UTC's campus and along M.L. King Boulevard, Vice President Matt Bates said.
Frank Trivieri, executive vice president of sales for Volkswagen of America since 2011, is the latest of the top officials to leave the company, according to Automotive News.
CALHOUN, Ga. — Calhoun police arrested a 50-year-old Atlanta man Friday afternoon as he tried to pass two counterfeit $100 bills at a Walmart on Highway 53 in that city, a news release states.
TENNESSEE — Two regional sites are among eight across Tennessee that have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
FORT OGLETHORPE — Hutcheson Medical Center is asking for public input for the hospital’s Community Health Needs Assessment.
Sandbox adds Chattanooga hub
LaFAYETTE, Ga. — Six months after the alleged crime, LaFayette police arrested and charged a man with exposing himself to two children.
Chattanooga Allergy Clinic will open a new office on Keith Street in the Ocoee Commons Professional Building in Cleveland, Tenn., that will be twice the size of the current office.
CHATTANOOGA — U.S. District Court Judge Harry S. Mattice Jr. on Monday sentenced a Grundy County, Tenn., man to 10 years in prison for possessing a firearm in a shootout with police.
Randy Durham, who heads a real estate sales team for Keller Williams Realty in Chattanooga, has won the 2013 George Kangles Community Citizenship Award from the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors.
Inmates in one of the buildings at the new Bledsoe County Correctional Complex west of Pikeville, Tenn., had a chilly day as temperatures dipped inside after the heat went out.
NASHVILLE — Preliminary figures from the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security show the state had 988 traffic fatalities in 2013. That’s only the fourth time in 50 years the number has dipped under 1,000.
Mississippi Silicon will locate a new silicon metal production facility in Burnsville in Tishomingo County.
BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — The victim of Monday morning's crash on Georgetown Road has been identified as Randall Lewis Geren, 67, of Decatur, Tenn., according to the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.
Boeing Co. told political leaders in the Puget Sound on Monday that this week's vote by Machinists will determine the fate of some jobs on the new 777X airplane.
BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — The Bradley County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal single-car crash that occurred Monday morning on Georgetown Road (State Highway 60) just west of White Oak Valley Road, a news release states.
A North Georgia trucking company is giving away more than $360,000 in bonuses to its employees this holiday season.
GADSDEN, Ala. — A judge will consider dismissing charges against an Alabama woman accused of making her 9-year-old granddaughter run until she collapsed and died.
About a half-dozen business people from the Chattanooga area will join their peers from across Tennessee at a forum at the White House today, according to the group Business Forward.
ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. — An East Tennessee official who refuses to enforce a county drug-testing policy says he'll implement his own.
The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an estimated $636 million for Tuesday night's drawing, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.
TROY, Ala. — Authorities say a former Troy University football player from LaFayette, Ga., is facing a murder charge in connection with a shooting in Troy.
U.S. factories increased output in November for the fourth straight month, led by a surge in auto production.
Forty-two presidents of private colleges were paid more than $1 million in 2011, up from 36 for the previous two years, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual analysis of their latest available tax forms.
General Electric Co.’s credit card division will refund $34.1 million to consumers who government regulators say were misled about the potential costs of relying on a deferred-interest plan to pay their medical bills.
ATLANTA — Georgia revenues totaled $1.39 billion in November, an increase of 3.6 percent over the same month a year ago.
A planned new 10,000-square-foot retail store took its first steps toward reality Monday by earning initial approval from the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning commission for rezoning.
WOODSTOCK, Ga. — Law officers in a North Georgia town are investigating after a man was gunned down in his home.