Caryville, Caryville-Jacksboro Utilities Commission approved for state loan for infrastructure upgrades

(TDEC press release) Thursday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner David Salyers announced a $493,000 loan for the Town of Caryville and the Caryville-Jacksboro Utilities Commission to improve water infrastructure.

The loan is one of six approved by the Tennessee Local Development Authority, along with two loans for the Town of Huntland totaling $3.9 million and three loans for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County totaling $44.1 million, making the overall total of loans announced today $48.5 million.
The Town of Caryville and the Caryville-Jacksboro Utilities Commission loan comes from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program. It will address improvements to the wastewater treatment plant. The loan has a 20-year term at 0.54 percent interest. The Town of Caryville and the Caryville-Jacksboro Utilities Commission received $49,300 in principal forgiveness with the remainder of the loan amount to be paid back.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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