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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, 21, Chandler 16, and Naomi 6. 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 4 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

Phyllis Ellis, 60, of Harriman

Mrs. Phyllis Ellis, age 60 of Harriman, passed away peacefully at home on April 13, 2017 after a brave and courageous battle with ALS. She..

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School Board to Revisit Consolidation Plan

The Roane County Board of Education is scheduled to meet Thursday evening April 6th at 6:30 at The Roane County High School Auditorium due..

April 6, 2017 with 0 Comments

Former member of Congress, Bob Clement (D-TN) to speak and sign books at the Green McAdoo Cultural Center in Clinton, Tennessee

Clement’s new memoir, “Presidents, Kings and Convicts: My Journey from the Tennessee Governor’s Residence to the Halls of..

March 20, 2017 with 0 Comments

Man dies in Mobile Home Fire South of Rockwood

West Roane County Fire, Sheriffs Department Officials and State Fire Inspectors were on the scene of a fatal structure fire on Mountain..

March 16, 2017 with 0 Comments

Thriving and Surviving with Cancer

  UT Extension and TN Department of Health of Roane County Offering Free Workshops to Roane County Residents Thriving and Surviving..

March 16, 2017 with 0 Comments

Chief Deputy Mark Lucas Announces Anderson Sheriff Candidacy

   Chief Deputy Mark Lucas announced today he will be seeking the Office of Anderson County Sheriff in the 2018 election. Sheriff Paul..

March 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

UT Gardens March 2017 Plant of the Month: Flowering Dogwood

Submitted by Celeste Luckey Scott, UT Extension Agent, Madison County  As a child, the arrival of flowering dogwood, along with forsythia..

March 7, 2017 with 0 Comments

Legal Aid Receives Large Grant

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, which is Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm and has an office in Oak..

March 7, 2017 with 0 Comments

Early Friday Morning Shooting in the Blair Community sends one to hospital

What was described as a love triangle, from Sheriff Jack Stockton, resulted in one man being shot in the chest by another man this morning..

March 3, 2017 with 1 Comment

Oliver Springs Man found dead in car. Police believe no foul play

Oliver Springs Police are investigating the discovery of a body inside a still-running car near Oliver Springs High School Thursday..

March 3, 2017 with 0 Comments

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