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Feature Article #1

Squirrel Dodging

‘Elusive’ critters are hard to avoid My Aunt Edie loved animals! She viewed even the smallest critter as a life worth protecting. Why, many times she avoided caterpillars going across a country road. No joke. I saw her do it. And I, like most all of you dear readers, love all the creatures around us and […]

November 12th, 2015 | Continued

Feature Article #2

Be on the watch for recent scams

By MIKE WILLIAMS Fairfield Glade Public Safety Chief For The Vista Residents are receiving calls from someone saying that they are the I.R.S. and that you owe a penalty for not paying your taxes in a timely manner. Anytime you receive a phone call from someone like this, it is false. The I.R.S. does not […]

November 5th, 2015 | Continued

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Feature Article #3

Recent tragedies teach us that depression and suicide go hand-in-hand

Depression is an equal opportunity destroyer. It doesn’t care if you are rich, poor; male or female; black, white or purple. Any one can become clinically depressed. If you haven’t — great for you! But hopefully you are not one of those ignorant of the fact that it is REAL. Hopefully, you are not one […]

October 1st, 2015 | Continued

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Opportunity to support local hospice

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary, in conjunction with the Trails Committee of the Fairfield Glade Community Club, will hold  “Hit the Trails for Hospice” Saturday, October 3, from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. This event, fun for the entire family, is being held at  Mirror Lake (corner of Peavine Rd. and Stonehenge […]

September 24th, 2015 | Continued

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Feature Article #5

Shocking murders in Va. hit home

What next? As Fairfield Glade residents this week dealt with the tragic news of 19-year-old Zachary Cottrell’s drowning death, a senseless incident was taking place in Moneta, Virginia. Two television journalists in Virginia were shot to death during a live broadcast Wednesday morning, once again bringing into focus America’s fraught relationship with guns and gun […]

September 9th, 2015 | Continued

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Veteran’s Day: A special tribute

By TOM M. EDWARDS For The Vista He is sitting in the front row of the parade route. The nurses from the home are carefully watching their group of Veteran wheelchair patients. The years have taken a heavy toll on their health and numbers. He loves parades and remembers the years that he marched in […]

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Moore wins Lions’ Student of Month

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Stone Memorial High School senior, Sara Moore, was selected by Counselor Lisa Dillard to participate in the FFG Lions Club “Student of the Month” Program. Lions Program Chairman, Bob Cover, picked the month of October for Sara and assigned Attorneys Douglas Fields and Kelly Tollett as her Corporate Partner. […]

Last RHA show of 2015 set for Nov. 23

By KEITH PONTIUS For The Vista The final program for the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowner’s Association will feature three of Cumberland County’s most admired performers. It doesn’t  get much better than having Dennis Donald, Terry Henderson and Terri Utsey together in performance. That is just what the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowner’s Association (RHA) has in […]

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Why We Live Here

The weather has been a mix of sunshine one day and rain the next. But whenever the weather cooporates, you can find residents and visitors alike enjoying the beautiful Fall colors and our scenic lakes. Above, a man enjoys some solitude fishing on Lake Sherwood.  At left, a boat passes by the Lake Dartmoor Marina […]

Veteran’s Day ceremony set for Nov. 11

For The Vista The Cumberland County Veterans Council will conduct a Veterans Day ceremony at Memorial Park in downtown Crossville at 11 A.M. on Wednesday, November 11th. The Cumberland County Community Band, accompanied by solo performers, will present patriotic music at 10:30 A.M. The public is cordially invited to join in this celebration to honor […]

Schubert receives promotion

For The Vista General Manager Bob Weber and Chief Michael Williams would like to announce the promotion of Officer Ronnie Schubert to the rank Sergeant. Sergeant Schubert has served with the Fairfield Glade Public Safety Department since 2008.  He began his law enforcement career in 2003 with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office as a Correctional […]

Charities benefit from Ladies tourney Labor Day Holiday

By WOODY GEISLER For The Vista The 2015 Fairfield Glade Ladies Invitational Golf Tournament was held recently and the local charities are the Real Winners! House of Hope, Imagination Library and Cumberland County Schools Family Resource Center have each received a very generous donation from the Fairfield Glade Invitational 2-Day Golf Tournament that was held […]

Conrad and Swift newest Board members

For The Vista John Conrad and Ralph Swift are the newest members of the Fairfield Glade Community Club Board of Directors. The recent election results were announced recently at the Annual Meeting. There were 5,232 votes cast which met the required 10 percent quorum. Conrad received 3,512 votes and Swift received 2,801 votes. There were […]

Glade Hiking Club to stick close to home

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Hikers plan two easy hikes this Friday, Sept. 25th.  You won’t want to miss this opportunity to join us. The hikes are not only local, but both are on the Marathon Hike list. The first hike will be at Black Mountain.  This 2.5 […]

ACC Looking to Fill Three Glade Posts

The Fairfield Glade Architectural Control Committee (ACC) is looking for three (3) new members to fill positions that will be vacated at the end of December 2015. The ACC is responsible for preserving the harmonious design and appearance of the community by reviewing plans for proposed homes as well as applications for exterior changes to […]

Why We Live Here

This photo were taken looking south toward Hebbertsburg at sunrise from the photographer’s home on Hickory Ridge Lane in Fairfield North. The fog makes the Hebbertsburg valley look like a sea or that it is covered in snow

RHA resumes fall schedule with noted ventriloquist

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Resident Homeowner’s Association (RHA) fall meeting schedule will begin again on Monday, September 28 featuring internationally known ventriloquist David Turner. The meeting will begin at 6:00pm at the Legends Restaurant in the Druid Hills Country Club with a dinner of Pecan Crusted Chicken with Cherry Sauce being served. […]

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Lions’ Travelogue series resumes with Rocky Mountain adventure

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Mark your calendar for Monday October 5th to view an adventure of a lifetime. The Fairfield Glade Lions Club 2015-2016 Travelogue Series starts off with a tour of the Great Rocky Mountains. The Great Rocky Mountains are the back-bone 0f North America and include some of the most beautiful […]

New Silver Alert program initiated by partnership

For The Vista Fairfield Glade Director of Safety Michael Williams and the Fairfield Glade Resident Services have partnered to creat the Fairfield Glade Silver Alert Program Silver Alert will be the response for What to Do when a senior goes missing. In a retirement community like ours, caring for & keeping a cognitively impaired person […]

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Why We Live Here

Some may consider geese to be pests at times, leaving feathers and waste matter around our lakes here in Fairfield Glade. But there is no escaping their beauty. This bird was seen floating along during an early morning sunrise. This was taken on Lake Canterbury last week and the sun created a glow on her […]