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.
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.
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.
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.
The mayor of Hollywood, Ala., calls the unfinished Bellefonte Nuclear Plant where he once worked "the eighth wonder of the world."
OXFORD, Miss. — The Tennessee Valley Authority may never need the power from America's biggest unfinished power plant.
OXFORD, Miss. — The Tennessee Valley Authority will shutter another eight coal units in Alabama and Kentucky and build a new natural gas plant in Kentucky as part of a new strategy to cut the share of its power generated by coal in half while doubling its gas-fired generation.
OXFORD, Miss. —Despite a drop in power sales, the Tennessee Valley Authority boosted its net income in fiscal 2013.
King Coal may soon be dethroned as the Tennessee Valley Authority's primary source of power.
The parent company of FSG bank narrowed its third quarter losses this year after recapitalizing the bank in April.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's tax collectors are not adequately documenting that growing businesses getting tax breaks from the state are generating the jobs they promise, a state audit suggests.
Chattanooga gas prices dropped another penny a gallon on Monday, continuing a 7-week drop in prices at the pump that should soon push fuel prices to their lowest level in three years.
Despite the influx of German and Japanese investment in Tennessee over the past two decades, nearly a third of Chattanooga’s international trade is much closer to home.
Local home prices are rising, but a new survey shows that home buyers will still find most Chattanooga residential properties priced significantly cheaper than in other markets and below the prices of a decade ago before the Great Recession.
Chattanooga will head to Wall Street next month to borrow $31.3 million for capital projects, boosted by a favorable assessment of the Scenic City from a top bond rating agency.
Nearly five years after the Tennessee Valley Authority dumped more than a billion gallons of coal ash slurry into the Emory and Clinch rivers at its Kingston Fossil Plant, an environmental group has uncovered evidence of other groundwater pollution at all 11 TVA coal plants.
The new Southside storefront offers a variety of beef, pork and chicken products grown from local farms with free-range or grass-fed animals.
Winter heating bills won't take quite as much cold cash from Tennessee Valley consumers this month compared with a year ago.
Mohawk Industries' expansion into the European ceramic market this year paid off this summer with better-than-expected profits.
More than 2 square miles of forests near the Fiery Gizzard Trail in Grundy County will go on the auction block today in one of the state's biggest land sales of the year.
A new luxury housing development for seniors will be financed with tax-exempt bonds and owned by a non-profit organization.
A squirrel climbed onto equipment at EPB's Riverside substation this morning, causing a short and a brief power outage for about 1,500 downtown and North Chattanooga customers.
Former TVA Chairman Dennis Bottorff and financier Franklin L. Haney are trying to make money at the expense of the Tennessee Valley Authority through their proposal to finish the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant using private funds and federal tax credits, an environmental group charged Tuesday.
An Oklahoma developer of senior adult communities plans to build a $40 million complex of rental units in Chattanooga as the first of at least 10 planned WholeLife Traditions communities across the country.
HOLLYWOOD, Ala. — The 500-foot high, hyperboloid-shaped cooling towers rise over the rolling hills along the Tennessee River, shaping the physical and potentially the economic landscape of Northeast Alabama.
Ralph Montgomery, a veteran middle-market investment banking professional, has joined the Chattanooga-based investment banking firm, FourBridges Capital, as managing director.
The automotive supplier Faurecia Interior Systems Inc. has agreed to recognize the United Auto Workers union at its plant in Louisville, Ky.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell wants the Tennessee Valley Authority to keep operating the Paradise Fossil Plant near Paducah, Tenn., which employs 400 workers and helps support thousands of others in the coal industry.
Krystal Co. plans to get bigger by being smaller.
In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. That may be a rhyme you remember from grade school when learning about Christopher Columbus and his voyage that would lead him to discover the New World.
JASPER, Tenn. — While hundreds of cars and trucks speed along I-24 on either side of his 25-acre parcel, Edd Crabtree slowly manuevers his Jeep along the gravel roads he erected over the past decade in the interstate median.
Road paver Astec Industries hit a pothole during the third quarter, cutting net income by 6 percent and driving down shares in the company's stock Tuesday by nearly 4 percent.
Faced with the biggest drop in power demand in is 80-year history, the Tennessee Valley Authority is rethinking its future power plans.
Two years after nuclear regulators red flagged the Tennessee Valley Authority for inadequate maintenance and review of key safety systems at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, an internal TVA review has found the utility still isn't adequately tracking its maintenance work in a consistent manner across its three nuclear plants.