Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department announces partial closure of Melton Lake Greenway April 24 & 25

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (March 16, 2021) – The City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will partially close Melton Lake Greenway during the Dogwood Junior Championship Regatta on Saturday, April 24 until Sunday, April 25 at 4 p.m.

The closure is to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, with many participants coming from out of state. The closure will be on the greenway between the boathouse parking lot and the crosswalk to the Emory Valley Greenway.

For more information, please contact the City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks at (865) 425-3450

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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