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Feature Article #1

Ambulance response time to be addressed at Town Hall event

By JOHN BYERS For The Vista In the most recent Fairfield Glade Residents Survey Health and Safety ranked as number 1 and 2 in importance. When Fairfield Glade Residents think of the Fairfield Glade Fire Department many believe it includes EMR, EMT, Paramedics and Ambulance services. It does not. Cumberland County EMS is responsible to […]

January 10th, 2018 | Continued

Feature Article #2

Though imperfect, FGCC working hard for you

By JOHN CONRAD Board President For The Vista Carol and I think choosing to live in Fairfield Glade six years ago was one of the best decisions we have ever made. We are proud of our decision and we are proud of where we live. We are proud of the five wonderful golf courses – […]

December 19th, 2017 | Continued

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Feature Article #3

Crossville/Glade area featured in magazine

For The Vista Crossville, TN, has been selected a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. Crossville is profiled in a feature titled “8 Tax-Friendly Cities” in the January/February 2018 issue, available nationwide on Dec. 12. Where to Retire Editor Annette Fuller […]

December 14th, 2017 | Continued

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Feature Article #4

GONE HOLLYWOOD

Despite acting success, Emery still appreciates her Crossville home By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor It’s a story of a local girl living her dream — while staying true to her roots. Crossville native Julie Ann Emery may be a successful Hollywood actress but she has not forgotten for a moment where she comes from and how it […]

December 7th, 2017 | Continued

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Feature Article #5

Can’t we all just get along?

Rare photos of two Bucks squaring off were taken recently by Glade resident Debra Reihl, who caught the duel with her cell phone camera — of course, a safe distance away. There seems to be a lot of wildlife near Reihl’s residence as, if you recall, she captured a soaring Bald Eagle on film recently […]

November 30th, 2017 | Continued

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Lewis captures Football Forecasters title

For The Vista The VISTA’s 2017-2018 Football Forecasters Contest of 20 College Bowl Games was won by Ed Lewis in another contest featuring many close games. The six participants compiled an overall record of 71-49 in the contest which featured eleven games being decided by seven points or less. Ed’s record of 14-6 edged Geoff […]

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Wintertime beauty in the Glade

Last week was brutal here on the Plateau with its frigid temperatures. Even still, there was beauty to be observed in Fairfield Glade just as the frozen-over waters of Lake Sherwood (below right) and then, after a gray, bitterly cold day, the sunrise the next day (left) was astounding and made it feel just a […]

Forgey named Assistant Golf Pro of the Year

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club (FGCC) is proud to announce that Adam Forgey was recently named Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee PGA “Assistant Golf Professional of the Year.” The “Assistant Golf Professional of the Year Award” recognizes an Assistant Golf Professional who has performed outstanding services as an overall Assistant Professional. This […]

No paper next week

The Vista will not print on December 26th or January 2nd. Any news items or classifieds or other ads to run can still be emailed to: [email protected] Thank you to our readers and advertisers for a great 2017!

Be safe during the holiday season

By MIKE WILLIAMS Glade Police Chief For The Vista The holiday season is one of the deadliest times of the year for alcohol-related crashes. MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) estimates that “each year nationally, more than 1,000 people typically die during Thanksgiving to New Year’s in drunk driving crashes”. New Year’s season is one of […]

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Sun is setting on 2017

Even in December we see beauty in Fairfield Glade — like this striking sunset. It is symbolic in a way as the sun is setting on 2017 and a new year is right around the corner in which we, once again, will be able to enjoy all the reasons “Why We Live Here.”

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McCarthy is Firefighter of the Year

By VINCE PETERS For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Fire Department announced at a dinner meeting December 9, 2017 anniversary awards for firefighters who have been on the department for at least 5 years and the highly coveted Firefighter of the Year Award. The Firefighter of the Year Award is given to a firefighter (or […]

Local rescue dog saves family, wins Wishes Grant for A.A.R.F.

For The Vista A.A.R.F. Hopes Public Will Vote for Mojo the Hero Dog in the “People’s Choice” Grant Contest In a special presentation on December 15, A.A.R.F. will receive a grant worth thousands of dollars from the Petco Foundation, as part of the Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes campaign. The celebration and presentation will be held […]

FGCC winter weather closings & delays

By FAIRFIELD GLADE COMMUNITY CLUB For The Vista In order to ensure the safety of all FGCC members, employees and guests, the following procedures will apply: • For Monday – Friday, FGCC will use the Cumberland County Schools as the initial benchmark for both closings and delays when we expect bad winter weather. All facilities, […]

Candle lighting event set

For The Vista The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting unites family and friends around the globe in lighting candles for one hour to honor the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters and grandchildren who left too soon. As candles are lit on Dec. 10 at 7 P.M. (CST), hundreds of thousands of persons commemorate […]

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Travelogue visits “Lure and Lore of Deserts” on Dec. 4

By KEN STEADMAN & SANDY MORTIMER For The Vista Sandy Mortimer returns to the Palace Theatre December 4 to present  “The Lure and Lore of Deserts” Travelogue for the Fairfield Glade Lions Club. Sandy is certainly no stranger to our stage. She has made several appearances and presented many informative and entertaining Travelogues. The show starts […]

OK, so I have some quirks — but isn’t it true we all do?

Have you ever been accused of being anal — as in anal retentive? Perhaps you have what others may feel is an irritating habit. Or you Perhaps your attention to detail is so meticulous that it borders on obsessive. Do you have your medicine cabinet in perfect order, and they must stay that way always? […]

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Glade police successfully arrest Moore

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Police Department had asked all resdients to be on the lookout for William Shone Moore after a warrant for his arrest was issued last Thursday. One day later, the 39-year-old white male was apphrended and put in custody the next day. The 6-foot-3 Moore had been last seen wearing […]

Power outage planned for Dec. 1

For The Vista VEC will conduct a power outage for Fairfield Glade on December. 1.  The outage will begin at 11 P.M. and last for 1 hour.  The purpose for this outage is to make final connections to energize the new west Fairfield substation located on Dartmoor. In other news, TDOT has announced that it […]

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Over 400 attend Veterans Day Dinner hosted by Glade

For The Vista It was a huge success. The Fairfield Glade Community Club  would like to say thank you to the Veterans and guests who came out for the Veterans Day dinner on Saturday in the Conference Center. As always, the turnout for dinner was great and 436 people were served. The annual tradition includes […]