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Feature Article #1

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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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 […]

December 8th, 2016 | Continued

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Feature Article #4

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!

November 3rd, 2016 | Continued

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Glade native completes amazing project enabling all to know what lies beneath lakes

By PAUL LARSEN Special to The Vista My name is Paul Larsen and I grew up in Fairfield Glade during the early 1980’s. As a child, I remember standing on our family dock wondering what lie beneath the water. I returned to the Glade in 2016 and went to the marinas to inquire if they […]

October 28th, 2016 | Continued

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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 […]

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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. […]

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 […]

Instantly Add A Guest Room Or An Entire Resort To Your Fairfield Glade Residence

For The Vista If you have people coming for the holidays and don’t know where to put them, consider using Fairfield Glade as your guest room. Whether your guests are relatives or just friends they will be treated like family and kept close during their visit. For a complete listing of amenities available for entertaining […]

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Opposition grows

County residents stage protest at Commissioners’ meeting COMMENTARY By JAY MCCARTHY For The Vista At 7 A.M., led by Jim Martin or  “Mountain Man” as many call him, a group of concerned citizens gathered in protest at the Courthouse in downtown Crossville on October 17. Since Mr. Martin lives in Crab Orchard within a 1,000-feet of […]

Peavine Pickup slated

For The Vista It’s that time again to pick up litter on Peavine Road, and boy does it need it!  Friends of Peavine’s next proposed pickup days are: Wednesday, November 9  OR  Thursday, November 10  OR  Friday, November 11 — they will work from the 4-way stop in the Glade to Gwin Realty Please reply […]

Lions celebrate Centennial legacy with gift

BY KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Lions Clubs International celebrates their 100th anniversary in fiscal year 2016-17. The actual date will be June 7, 2017. The Fairfield Glade Lions Club is very proud to celebrate this occasion for a couple of reasons. First of all, they are one of the over 46,000 Lions Clubs in […]


Palmer’s influence crossed generations When I was a boy, we had two trees in the front yard, straight across from each other and spaced about 10-15 yards apart. My Dad had given me an old Wilson Arnold Palmer Signature 8-iron to use and I would go out and chip balls from one tree to another, […]

Lions announce Reverse Raffle winners

BY KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The 2016 Fairfield Glade Lions Club Reverse Raffle comes to a close. A record net profit of over $14,000 was reached and the 2nd place prize winner actually took the prize rather than cash. It’s been a wonderful year for the Lions! The Grand Prize winner was Elizabeth Draper […]

Be careful what you dream of

By JAY MCCARTHY For The Vista Politicians along with the Chamber of Commerce leaders are constantly dreaming about finding ways to bring new business into Cumberland County. Many of them have turned out well and we give them credit where credit is due. But this most recent dream of the Crab Orchard Wind project is […]

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Wine On The Plateau is Saturday!!!

BY JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Don’t miss out on an afternoon on a great afternoon of music, tasting wines, craft beers and foods from local restaurants this Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center from 2-4 p.m. New this year will be a finer wine tasting area for the more […]