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Chamber Gets 182-Acre Site At Enterprise South To Show To Prospects

  • 6/5/2023

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce has a new 182-acre site to show to industrial prospects. Volkswagen had an option on the tract near its local plant, but has decided not to exercise it. The large tract is at the Enterprise South Industrial Park, where Volkswagen has been joined by Amazon and by several automotive suppliers. The announcement was made at a meeting of the city Industrial Development Board on Monday morning. (click for more)

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More than 150 certifications were earned at the Miller Industries Rotator School
More than 150 certifications were earned at the Miller Industries Rotator School

Chattanooga Airport Names 2 Members To Leadership Team

  • 6/5/2023

The Chattanooga airport has named Tena Keith as vice president of finance and administration along with Kristen Behm as vice president of public relations and air service development. “Both Tena and Kristen’s experiences and abilities complement the overall goal of the Chattanooga Airport and support the vision of growth and development ... (click for more)

SE Tennessee Business Networking International Wins Chattanooga Area Chamber Small Business Award

  • 6/5/2023

The Southeast Tennessee Regional BNI has been awarded the Small Business Award for 1 to 20 employees by the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce. There were three finalists in this category, and during the chamber’s annual awards luncheon, BNI was announced as the winner. The economic impact BNI has contributed to the local businesses last ... (click for more)

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The Dixie Group Announces Sale And Leaseback Of Distribution Facility
  • 6/6/2023

The Dixie Group, Inc. on Tuesday announced it has entered into an agreement for the sale and leaseback of its distribution facility in Adairsville, Ga. The company anticipates the transaction will close in the third quarter of 2023. Upon closing the transaction, the company expects to recognize a significant gain in net income. The proceeds from this financing transaction will be used to significantly reduce the company's debt and increase availability of funds under its existing lines ... more

A $500 Toilet Seat Under The Veterans Bridge
  • 6/6/2023

Now, I admit that I have no concept of how large or toxic this homeless camp was that cost the city $77,620 to clean up. However, I took a tandem trailer filled with debris to the Birchwood landfill a few days ago at a cost of $86. By my math, I could take over 900 trailer loads at a cost of $77,620. That’s a lot of trash. Could this be one of those $500 toilet seats? Ron Owens more

Lookouts Lose 5-3 To Last-Place Birmingham
  • 6/6/2023

The Chattanooga Lookouts opened a 12-game home stand at AT&T Field Tuesday night against the Birmingham Barons, hoping to keep pace with the first-place Tennessee Smokies in the Southern League’s Northern Division. The Lookouts were also hoping to break a one-game losing streak, but neither of those happened as the Barons rallied for a 5-3 victory. Chattanooga had scored one run in the second inning and two more in the third, but couldn’t hang on against the worst team in the ... more

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