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.

Victim Named in South Roane County Fatality Wreck

The Tennessee Highway Patrol released the name of the man who died in a wreck around 1pm on Tuesday (October 19, 2021) on Decatur Highway, (Hwy 58) south of Kingston. William Lemmond, 71, of Knoxville was killed when his 2016 Ford Focus was struck by a 2018 Tractor Trailer driven …

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Georgia Man Dies in Crash On Oak Ridge Turnpike

One person died after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Oak Ridge Turnpike at Wisconsin Avenue late Monday afternoon, Oct. 18, 2021. (Submitted photo) The victim has been identified as Steven D. Hinson of Georgia. The crash remains under investigation and no other details will be released at this …

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Roane State’s Brunner selected for SCORE’s sixth cohort of Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute

Roane State’s vice president for institutional effectiveness, planning, and student success initiatives has been invited by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) to participate in the Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute (CTLI). Karen Brunner will join 31 other leaders from higher education, K-12 education, government, business, and nonprofit organizations in …

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Shooting in Lancing Overnight

UPDATE: There were three occupants in a vehicle that went to a residence on T. Cooper Road in Lancing. An altercation took place and gun shots were exchanged. Two of the Three occupants were struck by .410 shotgun pellets. Both drove themselves to the hospital. The occupant that was struck …

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