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.

Greenbrier Area Reopened at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 7

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that the Greenbrier area of the park reopened to all public use at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 7. The area has been closed since January 11 to replace the Ramsey Prong bridge and the Porters Creek culvert. Construction crews were able to complete the …

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TENNESSEE STATE FAIR DEBUTS NEW 2021 LOCATION

NASHVILLE — When agricultural fair season rolls around this year, the Tennessee State Fair will make history by taking place in conjunction with the Wilson County Fair. “In partnership with Wilson County and Wilson County Promotions, the Tennessee State Fair will be one of the largest and strongest in the …

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The TSSAA Recognizes 3-Sport Athletes from the Tri-County Area

Anderson Co. High SchoolAbigail Montgomery Girls’ Cross Country, Girls’ Soccer, Girls’ Track and FieldColin Moody Boys’ Cross Country, Soccer, Boys’ Track and FieldJaylynn Bullock Girls’ Basketball, Girls’ Softball, Girls’ VolleyballKaleb Livingston Boys’ Cross Country, Football, SoccerMorgan Clark Baseball, Boys’ Basketball, FootballStone Cummins Football, Boys’ Track and Field, Wrestling Campbell Co. …

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Anderson County launches Adopt-A-Road Program

CLINTON – Anderson County Government spends thousands of dollars in grant funding each year in its efforts to combat unsightly litter on county roadways. Now, there’s a new avenue for citizen volunteers to help in that effort. The Anderson County Adopt-A-Road Program is similar to the State of Tennessee’s Adopt-A-Highway …

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Abrams Falls Trail Rehabilitation Begins May 10

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that a Trails Forever rehabilitation project in Cades Cove will begin next week on Abrams Falls Trail. The trail and associated parking areas will be closed May 10, 2021, through November 10, 2021, excluding federal holidays, on Monday mornings at 7:00 a.m. through …

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General Assembly approves legislation to increase the number of primary care physicians in Tennessee’s rural communities

NASHVILLE — A bill designed to increase the number of primary care physicians in Tennessee’s rural communities was approved by the General Assembly today.  Senate Bill 298, sponsored by Senator Richard Briggs (R-Knoxville), establishes residency opportunities focusing on family practice, general pediatrics, internal medicine and psychiatry to provide medical and …

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