Category Archives: Chattanooga

West Star Aviation launches Chattanooga operation.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — West Star Aviation will invest $22.3 million to open a new facility at the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, and create 200 jobs. West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of air frames, windows and engines, as ...

Amazon hiring 600 in Chattanooga, Murfreesboro.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Amazon is recruiting to fill 500 new full-time positions for its fulfillment centers in Chattanooga and Murfreesboro. The company is seeking workers to pick, pack and ship customer orders. The new positions are in addition to more t ...

Tennessee ranks in Site Selection’s Top 10.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. —  Tennessee is one of the “Top 10 Competitive States for 2015,” according to Site Selection magazine’s annual ranking. Kentucky ranks sixth on the list. The top state on the list is North Carolina. The rest of the top 10 include ...

Tennessee communities sign up for TechHire.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Three Tennessee cities stand to benefit from the latest workforce development effort inaugurated by the Obama administration. Pres. Barack Obama recently announced TechHire, a pilot program to provide training for low-skilled workers ...

TVA to finish Watts Bar Unit 2 on budget, on time.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Construction on the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant’s Unit 2 reactor is on track to complete by year’s end, according to the Tennessee Valley Authority. It will be the first new U.S. reactor to come on line in the 21st Century. Accordin ...

Chattanooga designates downtown innovation district.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Enterprise Center recently revealed plans to establish the Chattanooga Innovation District, a 140-acre area in the city’s urban core conceived as an ideal environment for startup companies, technology and an innovation econom ...