Rockwood to Re-open facilities on June 1st

Rockwood City officials took action last night in the reopening of their recreational and other facilities to the citizens without restrictions. Mayor Mike Miller addressed the city council last night in their regular meeting and said to reopen the Library, community center, basketball court, and public ball fields on June 1st. He however stated if a spike in the current number of coronavirus cases were to happen, then the date could change. Mayor Miller also mentioned City Hall remains open for business, however, with restrictions, as you may have to have your temperature checked before entering and social distancing rules apply while inside. City Hall would go back to normal operations on June 1st as well. The city. Miller said, has had numerous calls concerning the city’s swimming pool as far as will it open this year, Mayor Miller stated some preparations needed to get it ready each year deal with inmate labor which hasn’t been available due to COVID-19 so it will take a bit longer to get it ready for opening but hopefully will open on June 1st if they can get the pool prepared in time.

This meeting will re-air on BBB TV-12 next Monday at 7pm ET.

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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