Anderson courthouse closed to general public August 6th, November 3rd

CLINTON—For the purpose of maintaining election security, the Anderson County Board of Commissioners, at its June 15th regular meeting, voted to close the main Courthouse facility to the general public on Thursday, August 6, as well as Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

Despite the building’s closure to the general public on these dates, all county government offices located within the Courthouse still will be open for business on Aug. 6, and employees will be available to assist citizens via telephone call or e-mail.

Anderson County Chancery Court does have some cases scheduled, and those will continue as planned, Clerk and Master Hal Cousins said Friday. Anyone with a Chancery Court hearing scheduled for Aug. 6 must notify the Sheriff’s deputies at the main Courthouse entrance upon their arrival.

As with Chancery Court, General Sessions Court in Clinton also has some judicial compliance reviews set for the morning of Aug. 6; those citizens required to report for compliance reviews will be met by a court official outside. The Juvenile Court Clerk’s office and other court-related offices will be open as scheduled.

Visit www.anderson-county.com and click on the “Department Directory” link for the appropriate phone number you may need.

August 6 is the state and federal primary and county general election. November 3 is the state and federal general election.

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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