Anderson County announces holiday hours, closures

CLINTON – Anderson County Government offices and facilities will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, December 25 and 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. County offices will also be closed on Monday, January 1, 2024, for New Year’s Day.

The following are the holiday hours and closures for specific locations:

  • Anderson County’s trash convenience centers, which are operated under a contract with Waste Connections, will be open on Saturday, December 23, Tuesday, December 26, and Saturday, December 30 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.  The convenience centers will be closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • The Anderson County Senior Center will be closed December 18 through December 22 due to the final phase of construction renovations that require the facility’s water supply to be turned off. The Senior Center will be closed for Christmas, December 25 and 26, and for New Year’s Day.
  • The Anderson County Animal Shelter and the Blockhouse Valley Recycling Center, both located at 1480 Blockhouse Valley Road, will be closed to the public from December 23through December 26, 2023, and on January 1, 2024; staff will be caring for shelter animals each day that the shelter is closed to the public.  The Animal Shelter and the recycling center will both be open to the public on Saturday, December 30. Animal Shelter hours will be from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on December 30.  The Blockhouse Valley Recycling Center will be open to the public from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. that day.

Law enforcement and emergency services will operate as normal throughout the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

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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