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.

Nearly Two Dozen People Killed in Work Zone Crashes

TDOT Reminds Motorists to Work with Us – Move Over, Slow Down During National Work Zone Awareness Week April 15-19 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is joining states across the nation to ask motorists to Work with Us – move over and slow down for highway …

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Clinton High Principal Resigns Amid Investigation

Recently, Anderson County Schools began investigating issues related to student grades and coursework at Clinton High School. When it became clearer during the investigation that at least one student’s records were manipulated to satisfy graduation requirements, the decision was made to place both a Clinton High School administrator and a …

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UPDATE: One Dead after Plane Crash in Claxton Area

Update 4/15/24 at 3:20pm – Pilot identified. The pilot was identified as 45-year-old James Evan Scarlett. The FAA has released a preliminary report on the crash of a Piper PA32R on Friday around 4:30pm. The plane crashed under unknown circumstances. There was only one person on board, that person was …

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Former Corrections Officer Charged in Misconduct Investigation

ANDERSON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into the actions of a now-former Anderson County corrections officer has resulted in that employee’s arrest. On April 5th, at the request of 7th Judicial District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI agents began investigating allegations of potential misconduct …

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Citywide Household Trash Pickup in Oak Ridge continuing

The Oak Ridge citywide household trash pickup program continues through this month. Household rubbish, old appliances, and minor remodeling materials will be picked up. City collection efforts will follow the accompanying schedule as closely as possible. Here is where the pickup is this week and next Monday, April 15 New …

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ACSO: Plane Crash in Claxton Area

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an airplane crash this afternoon (Friday, April 12, 2024) in the Claxton community.  At 5:12 pm, deputies responded to the call in the Tillery Road area to search for plane parts in residences yard. It was also reported that callers heard a crash. Parts of the …

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