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.

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Accolades & Photos


Allan Jones Honored By Tennessee Athletic Directors

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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Allan Jones Talks With Fox and Friends 2017

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 Honored with MainStreet Recognition

Allan Jones was recently named the first ever "Bobby Taylor" Award Winner.

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Officials Thank Allan Jones for Major Economic Boost

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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Free Press Outlines Jones' Plan to Buy Hardwick Clothes

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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Exclusive – Rare Photos of the 1996 Craigmiles Hall Rededication Ceremony

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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Company Jones Created Celebrates Milestone

Check Into Cash recently celebrated its anniversary with a major party.

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Cleveland Mayor Recognizes Allan Jones Donation

Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland offers praise for Allan Jones in the Mayor’s weekly editorial.

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Free Press Details Plans for “Pangle Hall”

A donation by Allan Jones will result in the creation of “Pangle Hall.”

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Tall Betsy Documentary Unveiled At Last

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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Allan Jones Foundation Sends 175 Students to College – Free of Charge

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 Acquisition Makes Big News

Check Into Cash announces its overseas expansion as demand for the company’s services grows.

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Allan Jones Makes Dramatic Charity Bid at Barrett-Jackson

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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Free Press Takes Note of W. Allan Jones’ Purchase of War Painting

A decision by W. Allan Jones to purchase one of history’s most sought after paintings continues to make headlines.

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W. Allan Jones Onsite for Old Dominion Practice

The Old Dominion wrestling team recently chose the Jones Wrestling Center as the ideal site for team practice.

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W. Allan Jones and Tall Betsy Make Headlines

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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W. Allan Jones Featured in College Publication

Cleveland State Community College recently honored W. Allan Jones for his efforts to improve education in East Tennessee.

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W. Allan Jones Acts to Save Sugar Maple

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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W. Allan Jones’ Bistro Celebrates Seven Years of Success

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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W. Allan Jones in the Weekly Spotlight

The Bradley News Weekly says W. Allan Jones deserves appreciation for his community efforts.

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W. Allan Jones Makes the Cover

The official Tennessee VOLS magazine featured W. Allan Jones on the cover!

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W. Allan Jones Hosts Football at Creekridge

The Chattanooga Mocs got down to business during a game held at the home of W. Allan Jones.

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W. Allan Jones Challenge Gift

The University of Tennessee received a $4 million challenge gift from W. Allan Jones.

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W. Allan Jones Focused on More Than Business

In this candid photo, W. Allan Jones contemplates another winning season by the Tennessee VOLS.

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W. Allan Jones Praised for Community Efforts

This article focuses on efforts by W. Allan Jones to reduce Halloween vandalism.

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W. Allan Jones Receives a Thank You

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 Hosts Recognition Luncheon

W. Allan Jones shows his support for the Men's and Women's swim teams at UTK.

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W. Allan Jones Gives a Slice of History to Students

W. Allan Jones donated 300 Johnny Appleseed Rambo Apple trees to local youngsters.

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W. Allan Jones Contributes to Remodeled Courthouse

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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W. Allan Jones Goes On the Record

In this rare photo, a CBS reporter chats with W. Allan Jones about his love of college football.

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W. Allan Jones Helps Cleveland Grow Beautiful

The Foundation started by W. Allan Jones helps beautify the city of Cleveland.

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W. Allan Jones spearheads Project Releaf

In this Bradley Weekly cover story, W. Allan Jones is praised for his civic responsibility.

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W. Allan Jones Honored by Mayor of Cleveland

A letter to W. Allan Jones from Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland.

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W. Allan Jones Honored by Civic Group

W. Allan Jones was honored for his distinguished service by MainStreet of Cleveland.

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W. Allan Jones Makes Library Additions Possible

W. Allan Jones tells Randall Higgins about his efforts to enhance the campus of the Cleveland Public Library.

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W. Allan Jones Titled "King of Cash"

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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W. Allan Jones Wins Chamber Award

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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W. Allan Jones Honored

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 Sets Wrestling Guarantee

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 Historic Craigmiles Home

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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W. Allan Jones Celebrates Opening of Business Center

Reporter John Brice provides a look at the opening of the wrestling center made possible by W. Allan Jones.

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W. Allan Jones Participates in Historic Day

Ground was broken on the new Aquatic Center made possible by W. Allan Jones and family.

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W. Allan Jones Inducted Into the Hall of Fame.

W. Allan Jones is now a member of the UTC Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame.

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W. Allan Jones Breaks Ground for Wrestling Center

Cleveland officials joined with W. Allan Jones to break ground on a new $896,000 wrestling center.

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W. Allan Jones Donates Trees to Bradley County

Reporter Randall Higgins takes a look at a recent donation by W. Allan Jones.

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W. Allan Jones Gives Back to Wrestling

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 Keeps Tree Program on Schedule

IRandall Higgins reports on a contribution by W. Allan Jones that supports the city of Cleveland's beautification program..

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W. Allan Jones at a Glance

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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W. Allan Jones Makes 2002 Donation to VOLS

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 Gives Historic Donation

W. Allan Jones announced his intention to finance the entire new wrestling facility at Cleveland High School.

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W. Allan Jones Makes Dreams Come True

Cleveland wrestling coach praises W. Allan Jones for his efforts to make a new wrestling center a reality.

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W. Allan Jones Gets a Crispy Award

The Bradley Weekly gives W. Allan Jones the paper's highest honor.

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Charleston School Gets Computers from W. Allan Jones Management Services, Inc.

The Bradley/Cleveland Public Education Foundation delivered 10 computers to Charleston School thanks to a donation by W. Allan Jones.

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Chamber Shines Spotlight on Lee Stewart and W. Allan Jones Management Services, Inc.

W. Allan Jones and banker Lee Steward received the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce's highest annual honors.

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W. Allan Jones Revives Village Green

Reporter Randall Higgins contributes this piece that outlines efforts by W. Allan Jones to revive a historic shopping center.

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W. Allan Jones Hosts Backyard Football

Mark Wiedmer reports on a football game at the home of W. Allan Jones.

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W. Allan Jones Brings Appleseed Trees to Bradley County

Reporter Randall Higgins provides details on a plan by W. Allan Jones to deliver an "American Icon" to his hometown.

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W. Allan Jones Secures Live Broadcast of Wrestling Event

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 Dedicates Library

W. Allan Jones dedicated a library to the memory of a legendary judge.

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Vintage Ad for Jones Wrestling Center

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 Toast to W. Allan Jones

A tribute letter written to W. Allan Jones after Jones won the coveted M.C. Headrick Free Enterprise Award.

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CEO AND FOUNDER OF
CHECK INTO CASH, INC.

W. Allan Jones is an outspoken entrepreneur who believes in the value of hard work and the importance of giving back. The impact of this payday lending pioneer is felt not only in the industry he helped bring to prominence, but also in the positive influence he has brought to his community and far beyond.

"A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit."

- Greek Proverb

Museum honors
Janie and Allan Jones.

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ALLAN JONES
Cleveland, TN
CEO and Founder of
Check Into Cash, Inc.


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W. Allan Jones founded Check Into Cash in his hometown of Cleveland, TN, in 1993. Since then, the company has grown into the third largest payday lending company in the nation and has become a billion-dollar-a-year enterprise.

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The Jones Wrestling Center
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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 Allan Jones
Intercollegiate Aquatic Center

The Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center

The Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center