Rockwood City Council to meet tonight, will Air Live on BBB TV 12 and online at 6pm

Rockwood City Officials will look to hire a new Streets Department director after Hugh O’dell announced he would be retiring after some 30 years with the city. The agenda also may include a hire in the fire department to replace longtime firefighter Randy Kirby who is retiring. The council may
seek to name a full time airport manager as well. City Administrator Becky
Ruppe announced the city council will be meeting in a special called sesssion this evening at 6pm, and will be the first county municipal body to meet via the live streaming on the internet and also here on BBB TV 12.

Tonight’s agenda items include to look at hiring a new streets superintendent. She said the meeting will be live streamed on our TV Station channel 12 and on line first as it goes on from City Hall Our CEO and Station owner Brad Jones will be at City Hall in Rockwood upon the request of the city to steam the meeting live and here is how you can get it:

Comcast Channel 12
BBB Communications Facebook Page –

YouTube – BBB Communications Page(BBB TV12)

and Periscope – @BradJonesBBBTV

The council will set a bit differently than normal as they will comply with the social distancing at the meeting and she expresses to the public who may want to attend to just watch the council meeting on line here on to comply with State Law for now. A revision of the charter of city governments is allowed thru the state order after the Governor passed his executive order 17 requesting that inside gatherings should not take place at this time until further notice with the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic

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, 25, Chandler 21, and Naomi 11. 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 9 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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