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New technology? Some prefer old school

I’m not what you’d call a high tech sort of guy. I am not into the latest and hippest gadgets and gizmos. My favorite gadgets amount to the power seat in my SUV and its CD player. Truth is though, if they still made 8-track and cassette players I’d be all over that. Yes, I […]

February 16th, 2017 | Continued

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Sexton, Bailey give support to County on Turbine issue

COMMENTARY By JAY McCARTHY For The Vista Tennesseee legislators — Representative. Cameron Sexton and Senator Paul Bailey — are going to bat for Cumberland County … and the Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition is back on the move. Now that Sexton and Bailey are back to work on getting our bill on the Tennessee house floor […]

February 9th, 2017 | Continued

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As they say, the views expressed are not always our own

Hopefully most already understand the difference between a Letter TO the Editor and a Letter FROM the Editor. This column you are reading right now could, in effect, be considered a Letter FROM the Editor. Easy enough. The reason why I bring this up is that there have been Letters TO the Editor (that would […]

February 2nd, 2017 | Continued

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Feature Article #4

Make a difference

Charity provides resident with a way to help less fortunate children By GIBBS LUKOSKIE For The Vista As I was sitting on the small outrigger boat being ferried back from a remote island in the Philippines, I reflected back to 28 years ago when I was an up-and-coming yacht broker just starting to make my mark in […]

January 19th, 2017 | Continued

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Lions February Travelogue takes you on trip to “My Private Italy”

By KEN STEADMAN & STEVEN MCCURDY For The Vista The next Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue will be shown on February 6, 2017 at the Palace Theater beginning at 7:00pm. Tickets are available at the door for $8.00 each if you do not have a Season Ticket and popcorn and soft drinks may be purchased […]

January 12th, 2017 | Continued

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Lions Travelogue to take a trip to Tibet

By KEN STEADMAN, SEAN CASSIDY AND PATRICIA KEITH For The Vista The 2016-2017 Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue Season is quickly coming to a close. Only two more film adventures remain for the season, March 6th and April 3rd. The March 6th adventure will take you to “Tibet – A light in the Darkness” and April […]

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Why We Live Here

Glade resident Mary Ferraro Smith got up early in the morning to capture this fantastic collage of beauty here in Fairfield Glade. Taken from the Fairfield North area looking out to the East, she took these four photos over a span of a half our — from 6:20 A.M. to 6:50 A.M. last Wednesday. She […]

Donation goal is near for truck

By CYD RIEDE For The Vista Recognizing the amazing generosity of the Fairfield Glade residents and with the support of the Fairfield Glade Community Club Board, we are making one last request for donations for the Mini-Pumper Attack Truck vehicle for our Fairfield Glade Fire Department. As most of you already know, this vehicle will […]

Many topics discussed as Board meets

For The Vista There was plenty of news as the Fairfield Glade Community Club held its first board meeting of 2017 recently. Among the topics discussed or updated included the Peavine Road expansion, amenities such as the Pickle Ball courts and Stonehenge patio, and financial news. As mentioned in an earlier issue of The Vista, […]

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Beauty in January? Yep!

It takes one to pay attention, keep their eyes open, but there’s no doubt that Fairfield Glade is STILL a beautiful place even in the “dead” of winter! Leave it to Vista photographer James Lovelace to find a couple examples of just that. Left, the rays of the sun create a beautiful view over Lake […]

Lions’ 2nd Annual Walk for Diabetes slated for April 29

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Crossville and Fairfield Glade Lions Clubs, Leo Club from Cumberland County High School and the Cumberland Medical Center Diabetes Group will again sponsor a Strides Walk to fight Diabetes on Saturday  April 29, 2017. The event will take place at Centennial Park, 837 Industrial Boulevard, Crossville, Tennessee starting […]

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Why We Live Here

Ex-Fairfield Glade Board President Charlie Woll saw this beautiful view of Lake Dartmoor on Christmas morning and took a picture to share with the community. With the clouds reflecting on the water and the fog creeping above the water, one can hardly tell which way is up and which is down.

Glade Environmental Committee has review

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Environmental Committee has just completed its second year of operation.  And a productive year it was. The first order of business was to create a policy that would allow the community to respond if an invasive and problematic species colonizes in our community. The proposed policy was approved by […]

TDOT provides an update on Peavine Project

For The Vista The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has provided some new information about the project to widen SR-101/Peavine Road from Firetower Road to east of Westchester Dr./Catoosa Blvd. in Fairfield Glade that was in the December letting. This was let as one project but was the combination of two projects that were put […]

Crazy bowl season results in close race in Gridiron contest

By ED LEWIS For The Vista What a crazy, unusual 41 game bowl season college football fans just observed, and that included the 20 bowl games that comprised the annual Vista contest for six local “experts” who made predictions regarding winning teams. Congratulations to contest co-winners Greg Dorton and Keith Walther for their winning records […]

Dublin Crossing is great change of pace restaurant

By JIM ARBER The Food Sleuth For The Vista On January 19 of this year something rather remarkable took place. The famous Little Depot from Mayland TN was moved to downtown Crossvile, TN by Bruce Cannon the owner of several local businesses. Little Depot was nestled in behind the Beef and Barrel restaurant and was […]

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Rotary’s Million Dollar Dinner Exceeds All Expectations!

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Rotary District 6780 first Million Dollar Dinner was held on Saturday evening, November 19th, in Knoxville. Over 100 Rotarian Donors, who have recently made or pledged a contribution of $10,000 or more to The Rotary Foundation were formally recognized at the dinner. Rotary International President John F. Germ of […]

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Lions Travelogue returns on Jan. 2

By KEN STEADMAN & JOHN HOLOD For The Vista Film maker/speaker, John Holod, returns to the Palace Theater stage Monday, January 2, 2017 to resume the Fairfield Glade Lions Travelogue Series. The title of John’s adventure is “Natural Wonders of the Southeast Coast: Virginia Beach to Key West”. It will all start at 7 P.M. […]

Autumn Snapshots

It is the favorite time of the year for many Fairfield Glade residents and guests — Autumn. And whether you are at one of the golf courses like Heatherhurst Crag (below) or just driving down a road …. the Fall colors pop out and grab you. Enjoy!

Safety strategies crucial as daylight hours decrease

By MIKE WILLIAMS Glade Public Safety Chief For The Vista This time of year the amount of daylight is shorter than the summer months. If your schedule leaves you walking at dawn, dusk, or after dark, you should learn to do so safely. Whether you find yourself walking in the dark due to the short […]