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.

AC Democratic Women’s Club Picnic in Norris Saturday

(Submitted, AC Democratic Women’s Club) The Anderson County Democratic Women’s Club will host a picnic for families, friends and members from 11:30 am to 2 pm Saturday, June 10, at the pavilion nearNorris Commons, in front of Norris Middle School, 5 Norris Square. Those attending are invited to bring picnic …

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State Parks offering TN Promise volunteer events

Young volunteers with plastic trash bags in park, volunteering. Envato Elements (TN State Parks) Tennessee State Parks will offer volunteer work events at 38 parks across the state this month for Tennessee Promise scholars to fulfill their community service hours. Of those 38 parks, 37 will hold their activities on …

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Forgety leaving Chamber for new opportunity

(Submitted) Amada Senior Care is proud to announce Jared Forgety, Membership Coordinator of the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce, will be joining their team as the new Community Liaison for the Knoxville region. Forgety’s extensive experience in community engagement and his love for people make him the ideal candidate for …

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Anderson County Sheriff Warns of New Phone Scam

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is warning people about yet another telephone scam. Monday, officials reported that they have been receiving calls that a man from Dandridge is attempting to scam individuals by asking for money due to missing a court date. The number the caller is using is 865-509-4278. …

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Emergency responders from the Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, along with federal, state and local emergency management personnel, will conduct an emergency exercise on Wednesday, June 7 at ORNL. The public may observe emergency responders simulating response activities and performing environmental monitoring or sampling in the area …

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UCOR recognizes six local companies for service excellence

Representatives from the six small business winners at the awards ceremony. Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 6, 2023 – United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) recognized six small businesses today for their exceptional support of the company’s mission to complete major Oak Ridge Reservation environmental cleanup. At its annual small business awards …

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