New TN Blue Book now available

(Secretary of State press release)  The 2021-2022 Tennessee Blue Book, the definitive manual on Tennessee State Government, is now available for Tennessee residents.

Published every two years by the Secretary of State’s office, the Tennessee Blue Book features detailed information about all three branches of state government, Tennessee history, biographiesof elected and appointed state officials, census data, election statistics and more.

“I am proud to announce the 2021-2022 Tennessee Blue Book, our state’s official historical reference manual, is dedicated to our Comptroller Emeritus Justin P. Wilson,” said Secretary of State Tre Hargett. “Comptroller Emeritus Wilson is a true public servant, whose leadership in strong fiscal management and government accountability has had an untold impact on our state which will benefit Tennesseans for many years to come.”

Comptroller Emeritus Wilson served six terms as Tennessee’s 34th Comptroller of the Treasury. He previously served as Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, as Deputy to the Governor for Policy under former Governor Don Sundquist and in leadership positions for numerous business, civic and charitable organizations.

The 2021-2022 Blue Book is available free of charge for any Tennessee resident. Tennesseans can request a copy through their representative in the General Assembly or the Secretary of State’s Division of Publications by email [email protected], phone 615-741-2650 or online at

View past editions of the Tennessee Blue Book online at

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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