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Why We Live Here

Trees Beautiful, trees, beautiful Fall Some trees are short, others are tall. Every color leaf, every shade every hue Go for a drive, there’s a fantastic view! The leaves keep falling – drop – drop – drop Sometimes it seems they will never stop. Then winter comes, trees are bare They look so sad, like […]

October 22nd, 2014 | Continued

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Friends of Peavine make their reply to TDOT

By CATHY TIPTON For The Vista In May 2014, the Friends of Peavine received a request for information from TDOT’s Beautification Office. Their eight questions below are in response to the Friends’ September 2013 request to have Peavine Road included in the protections afforded by the Tennessee Scenic Parkway regulations. In an effort to keep […]

October 16th, 2014 | Continued

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Some things are better left alone

A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about advancing technology, especially the gadgets we use daily — like cell phones, etc. Well, consider this Part B. Some things that we use have seemingly been around forever. For instance, drinking fountains are not a new concept. We all remember coming in from recess when we […]

October 8th, 2014 | Continued

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Offical glass for Festival event gets unveiled

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary Club unveiled the official wine glass that will be given to each attendee at the Wine on the Plateau Festival. This year’s event will be held at the 4-way stop area on Saturday, October 11 from 2 to 4 PM. Over 40 varieties of fine wines, craft beers […]

October 3rd, 2014 | Continued

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Why We Live Here

Nathy Hill looked out her bedroom window in her Fairfield Glade home and field Glade pictures of a hawk that was perched outside “Surprisingly,” Hill said, “it stayed in the tree for quite some time so I could get some pictures. I was surprised to see how the feathers on it’s breast looked like little […]

September 24th, 2014 | Continued

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Safety This Week

The Following incidents have been documented by the Fairfield Glade Department of Public Safety for the week: Oct 5 – Oct 11, 2014   10/05   Domestic (Arrest)  Jasper Drive   10/09   Theft (Medication from Home)  Lakeside Drive   10/09   Theft (Two Fed-EX Packages from Porch)  Lakeview Drive   10/10   Theft (Door from Porch)  Greenwood Road   10/10   […]

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Seeing double…RAINBOW MANIA

As the old song says, Rainy Days and Mondays sometimes get people down. But that was hardly the case last Monday, October 6th. As rain subsided late in the day, the sun broke through and the results were seen around Fairfield Glade in the form of a double rainbow. The spectacular colors were enjoyed from […]

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Lion’s Travelogue to feature “Forever France”

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The next Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue will take place at the Palace Theater on Monday, November 3rd starting at 7 P.M. Monty and Marsha Brown have been regular travelogue presenters over the years with excellent material. Join them for a new look at an old favorite and discover […]

Fraud

Will you be the next victim? By THOMAS COVINO For The Vista Recent articles in our newspapers tell a story of various crime statistics in Crossville. Are you one of the victims here in Fairfield Glade and if so why? Come to the next general meeting of our residents and listen to those who are […]

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Why We Live Here

Most residents who golf are well aware of the Par 5, 10th hole at the Heatherhurst Brae course. But not many have been there early enough in the day to witness the sunrise coming over Lake Dartmoor. This was taken recently on the tee boxes of that hole by resident James Lovelace.

Weber receives update from TDOT via Sexton letter

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor State Representative Cameron Sexton recently notified Fairfield Glade Community Club General Manager of the latest news from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) concerning the current status of Peavine Road expansion. Sexton provided Weber with a letter from, John C. Schroer, Commissioner of TDOT, dated Sept. 12, that reads: “Dear […]

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Mt. LeConte Jug Band to perform at RHA

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista In the next to last program for the 2014 Season, RHA is presenting The Mt. LeConte Jug Band from Spring City, comprised of four “baby boomer” friends and neighbors who play their favorite Grassroots Americana on amplified acoustic guitars, bass and six string banjo. They are an ever […]

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It won’t be long now

On Wednesday of this week, the calendar turns to October. You know what that means, right? Beautiful Fall colors will soon be here. Just like the photo above taken last year at Lake Sherwood here in Fairfield Glade. Get your cameras ready folks — and enjoy!

Friends of Peavine do their part to beautify roadway

For The Vista The Friends of Peavine completed its second litter pickup on Peavine road from the Custard Cabin to the four-way stop in the Glade Wednesday September 24. Volunteers collected about 11 bags of trash. The Plateau Corvette Club volunteers adopted two miles of Peavine from the Village Square to the four-lane and completed […]

Update on news around Fairfield Glade

For The Vista An update of news happenings and events last week in Fairfield Glade: • Glade Fire Department Chief Howard Robb has resigned his post, effective Oct. 1. Robb, who directed a great many improvements to the department during his stint, wrote to the Board of Directors the following: “I have spent some time […]

Crime Prevention: What Everyone Should Know

By THOMAS COVINO For The Vista Keeping yourself and your family safe is on everyone’s mind these days and the more you know who the people are that can help you, the better off you’ll be. On Thursday November 13th, from 9 A.M. to noon, the Fairfield Glade Neighborhood Watch Coalition will host a forum […]

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Beautiful scenery awaits

Glade’s “Hit the Trails Festival” slated for Oct. 4 with one of these groups For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club announces the 3rd annual “Hit the Trails Festival on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. This year the festival has expanded again to include even more outdoor recreational activities available to […]

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Glade hikers trek to Prentice Cooper

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista On Friday, September 26, the FFG Hiking Group will hike in Prentice Cooper State Forest on Edwards Point Overlook Trail which is a segment of the Cumberland Trail near Chattanooga. On this hike, there are rock houses, natural arches, suspension bridges and picturesque overlooks of the […]

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Lions celebrate visit from International VP

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista It was a lively evening on September 15th when the Fairfield Glade Lions Club hosted a celebration dinner. The event was in honor of Bob Corlew who was elected 2nd Vice President of Lions Clubs International at the July Convention in Toronto, Canada. The important part of this election […]

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Why We Live Here

Yes, even on a rainy day there is much beauty and serene conditions to be found in Fairfield Glade. Resident Susi Larkin snapped this photo during a rain shower over Lake Oxford last week.