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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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Nothing like golf in the Fall at Fairfield Glade!

There are views literally on every hole at all five Fairfield Glade golf courses — but especially is that true in Autumn. Playing a round of golf at Dorchester with his son, Jesse, Glade resident James Lovelace took the time to share those vistas with Vista readers.

Take steps to avoid being a victim of crime gets unveiled

Special to The Vista Mark this date on your calendar: Thursday, November 13th. This is when the Neighborhood Watch Coalition will be hosting a “Town Hall” type meeting, where the attendees get to ask what to, when to, and how to “Prevent Crime” in their home, office and neighborhood. Now’s the time to get the […]

Fall leaf pickup plans announced

For The Vista Pickup routes will begin November 3rd (please don’t set bags along the roadside before this date) and will continue through December 19th, according to the Fairfield Glade Community Club. No leaves or sticks will be picked up after this date. Residents are requested to bag all their leaves (weight limit of 40 […]

Glade resident, artist visits Girl Scout Troop and CATS

For The Vista One of the exciting badges offered for Girl Scouts to earn is about cartoons. Paula Brinkley, adult leader of Girl Scout Troop 2906 contacted the C.A.T.S. Gallery to ask if there was an artist who could make a presentation to the three girls in the troop. C.A.T.S. Member Artist, Chuck Jensen has […]

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 […]