W. Allan Jones Photo Gallery
Three generations of the Jones family are pictured here in the foyer of Creekridge, the millenium house that Allan had built to last over 1000 years. Allan and both of his sons, Bailey and Will are wearing the Bobby Taylor Holiday Classic Blazer from Hardwick.com. From the left: Will Jones, Abby Jones, Bailey Jones, Janie Jones, Allan Jones, Courtney Jones Pendergrass, Gincy Pendergrass and Chris Pendergrass.
Allan is pictured here, in his Hardwick blazer and bowtie with his family for their annual Christmas photo. From left: Abby Jones, Chris Pendergrass, Courtney Jones Pendergrass, Gincy Pendergrass, Bailey Jones, Janie Jones, Allan Jones and Will Jones.
Allan (red jacket) is pictured here with family during a recent Christmas holiday. From left: Will Jones, Janie Jones, Allan, Courtney Jones Pendergrass, Chris Pendergrass. Front row: Gincy Pendergrass, Bailey Jones, Abby Jones.
This picture is from the 160lbs Tennessee State semifinals in 2010 - Bailey Jones, Allan's youngest son, is shown en route to the winning the state championship (blue uniform).
Allan is a car enthusiast. He and his wife, Janie, are seen here at Mar-a-Largo in January 2014 for the Cavallino Classic.
The Jones Wrestling Center at Cleveland High School is regarded as one of the premiere wrestling facilities in the nation. The Allan Jones Foundation donated more than $1.5 million for the state-of-the-art center starting in 2001 and was the sole funder for the project. The center has digital scoreboards, padded walls, inflatable, overhead heating ducts and flat screen TVs. It is named after the late W.A. Jones, a prominent Cleveland businessman (Allan’s father). Visit http://joneswrestlingcenter.com for more information.
The Cashdales from Check Into Cash are a team of horses that travel the country on behalf of CIC. The Cashdales contain two of the eight members of the 2010 World Championship Team.
The horses are black with white stocking markings, which makes them rare among the Clydesale breed since less than 9 percent of the breed carry the mixed colors. The horses are an equally matched team at 18.2 hands tall, which is significant because in order to compete the pair must be the same height. Visit http://cashdales.com for more information.
Based in Cleveland, TN, Jones Airways includes a Bombardier Challenger 600, a Beechcraft Baron, an Aviat Husky and its latest acquisition, a Dassault Falcon 900B. The business jets are chartered through Priester Aviation by customers that include politicians and well-known entertainers. Jones Airways has demanding standards for its aircraft.
Allan worked for years to bring a much-needed new airport to Cleveland, TN. When the airport finally opened in 2012 – named KRZR - Allan’s plane was the first to land. Jones (far right, navy coat) is pictured here with friends and family after the historic flight.
Allan grew up watching the Captain Kangaroo television program and eventually acquired several key pieces of memorabilia from the show – including the Dancing Bear costume, the keys to the Treasure House, the Captain’s jacket and wig, and the Wizard’s costume. Guests are seen here posing with the items at a recent event at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jones.
Accolades & Photos
The Washington Post recently celebrated the fanfare over the Aug. 21 solar eclipse by taking note of Allan Jones' donation of 43,000 pairs of NASA-approved glasses to Tennessee students. Read about it here.
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Cleveland’s Allan Jones has been honored by the Tennessee Athletic Directors Association for his philanthropic support to local schools. Read about it here.
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On the day before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Allan Jones was asked to appear on the highly rated “Fox and Friends” television show. The broadcast was watched my millions across the world.
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Allan Jones was recently named the first ever "Bobby Taylor" Award Winner.
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Tennessee’s Economic Development Commissioner and other officials offered praise recently for successful efforts by Allan Jones to bring a major airplane service company to Chattanooga.
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The Chattanooga Times Free Press takes a look at plans by Allan Jones' plan to revive America’s oldest tailored clothing manufacturer.
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Craigmiles Hall has been called the most photographed building in Tennessee. This exclusive gallery features rare photos from the 1996 dedication that took place after Allan Jones bought the landmark and had it completely restored.
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Exclusive Photo of Allan Jones at Cleveland High Hall of Fame Ceremony
This exclusive photos shows Allan Jones, a 1972 Cleveland High School graduate, entertaining the crowd at the school’s recent Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Jones was in the first Hall of Fame class.
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Check Into Cash recently celebrated its anniversary with a major party.
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Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland offers praise for Allan Jones in the Mayor’s weekly editorial.
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A donation by Allan Jones will result in the creation of “Pangle Hall.”
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Tall Betsy’s millions of fans across the United States were finally satisfied when the goblin’s award-winning documentary was released.
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The Allan Jones scholarship program unveiled last year has placed 175 Bradley County students into classes this fall at Cleveland State Community College.
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Check Into Cash announces its overseas expansion as demand for the company’s services grows.
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The millions of people who turned in to watch the Barrett-Jackson classic car auction this year saw Allan Jones engage in a high drama bidding war for charity.
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A decision by W. Allan Jones to purchase one of history’s most sought after paintings continues to make headlines.
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The Old Dominion wrestling team recently chose the Jones Wrestling Center as the ideal site for team practice.
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The editor of the Cleveland Daily Banner takes a look at the Tall Betsy phenomenon and shares details about W. Allan Jones’ efforts to revive the legendary goblin.
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Cleveland State Community College recently honored W. Allan Jones for his efforts to improve education in East Tennessee.
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Reporter David Davis recounts how W. Allan Jones took time from his busy schedule to work with Cleveland’s Mayor on saving a local landmark.
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When W. Allan Jones opened the Bald Headed Bistro nearly a decade ago, he had no idea the restaurant would eventually be considered as one of the nation’s best.
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The Bradley News Weekly says W. Allan Jones deserves appreciation for his community efforts.
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The official Tennessee VOLS magazine featured W. Allan Jones on the cover!
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The Chattanooga Mocs got down to business during a game held at the home of W. Allan Jones.
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The University of Tennessee received a $4 million challenge gift from W. Allan Jones.
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In this candid photo, W. Allan Jones contemplates another winning season by the Tennessee VOLS.
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This article focuses on efforts by W. Allan Jones to reduce Halloween vandalism.
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The members of the UTK Men's Swimming & Diving Team wrote a letter of appreciation to W. Allan Jones.
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W. Allan Jones shows his support for the Men's and Women's swim teams at UTK.
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W. Allan Jones donated 300 Johnny Appleseed Rambo Apple trees to local youngsters.
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Local citizens gathered to witness the unveiling of the renovated courthouse plaza which included a bandstand made possible by W. Allan Jones.
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In this rare photo, a CBS reporter chats with W. Allan Jones about his love of college football.
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The Foundation started by W. Allan Jones helps beautify the city of Cleveland.
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In this Bradley Weekly cover story, W. Allan Jones is praised for his civic responsibility.
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A letter to W. Allan Jones from Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland.
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W. Allan Jones was honored for his distinguished service by MainStreet of Cleveland.
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W. Allan Jones tells Randall Higgins about his efforts to enhance the campus of the Cleveland Public Library.
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Business tn Magazine named W. Allan Jones is the "King of Cash" due to his growing fortune and charitable contributions to worthy causes.
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Two local businessmen – one of them W. Allan Jones – received honors at an event held by the local Chamber of Commerce
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A photo of W. Allan Jones with his wife and daughter after winning the M.C. Headrick Free Enterprise Award from the Cleveland/Bradley County Chamber of Commerce.
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W. Allan Jones gives more than $1 million to the city and county school systems to finance the construction of wrestling facilities.
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W. Allan Jones donates a historical house next to the Cleveland Public Library on North Ocoee Street. The home was named in honor of Judge Virgil F. Carmichael.
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Reporter John Brice provides a look at the opening of the wrestling center made possible by W. Allan Jones.
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Ground was broken on the new Aquatic Center made possible by W. Allan Jones and family.
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W. Allan Jones is now a member of the UTC Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame.
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Cleveland officials joined with W. Allan Jones to break ground on a new $896,000 wrestling center.
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Reporter Randall Higgins takes a look at a recent donation by W. Allan Jones.
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W. Allan Jones gives more than $1 million to the city and county school systems to finance the construction of wrestling facilities.
W. Allan Jones Gives Back to Wrestling
IRandall Higgins reports on a contribution by W. Allan Jones that supports the city of Cleveland's beautification program..
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Dave Flessner of the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports on W. Allan Jones and his love of sports and the community.
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In this exclusive photo, W. Allan Jones and family attend a Tennessee VOLS game to present a $4 million donation to the UTK athletic department.
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W. Allan Jones announced his intention to finance the entire new wrestling facility at Cleveland High School.
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Cleveland wrestling coach praises W. Allan Jones for his efforts to make a new wrestling center a reality.
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The Bradley Weekly gives W. Allan Jones the paper's highest honor.
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The Bradley/Cleveland Public Education Foundation delivered 10 computers to Charleston School thanks to a donation by W. Allan Jones.
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W. Allan Jones and banker Lee Steward received the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce's highest annual honors.
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Reporter Randall Higgins contributes this piece that outlines efforts by W. Allan Jones to revive a historic shopping center.
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Mark Wiedmer reports on a football game at the home of W. Allan Jones.
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Reporter Randall Higgins provides details on a plan by W. Allan Jones to deliver an "American Icon" to his hometown.
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Wrestlers competing in the TSSAA High School Wrestling Championship received television coverage thanks in part to W. Allan Jones.
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W. Allan Jones dedicated a library to the memory of a legendary judge.
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Pictured here is an ad created at the unveiling of the Jones Wrestling Center at Cleveland High School made possible by the generosity of W. Allan Jones.
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A tribute letter written to W. Allan Jones after Jones won the coveted M.C. Headrick Free Enterprise Award.
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