Roane Commission to decide how to use Big Pharma lawsuit funds when it meets Monday March 20th

Roane County Commission

Now that the big Pharma lawsuits have been settled for the most parts by State mediators from major companies who distribute prescription medication, the county is set to receive a little over $200,000 in the settlement and County Commissioners this coming Monday night will determine how best to use that money by setting up a committee to review where the money should be placed. The County Commission will meet this coming Monday night at 6:30pm for the regular meeting, no other hot topics are on the commission’s agenda. They will meet at 6:00 for a rezoning public hearing again the meeting is set for March 20th 6:00 p.m. and then 6:30 for regular commission meeting

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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