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Feature Article #1

No doubt, I’m getting too old for this

My wife, Tracy, and I have had the “pleasure” of moving nine different times in our married life. When we were newlyweds, it was almost an exciting and fun thing to do as we moved into our first house, or even our second or third abode. But now its about as much fun as losing […]

April 15th, 2014 | Continued

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No bones about it

Bass a big hit with SMHS students — brings investigative forensic science close to home  By ARLENE ALBERT For The Vista NCIS? CSI? Bones? All fictional! Here in East TN, we have a real investigative forensic expert – Dr. Bill Bass. Over 200 N&N members and guests, including a Forensic Science honors class from Stone […]

April 8th, 2014 | Continued

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McMeekin working hard for the furry abused and neglected

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Karen McMeekin is the Founder and President of “A Time 4 Paws” (AT4P), an animal welfare organization based on the No Kill Philosophy. Karen is a very dedicated individual who created a mission statement for the organization: “Provide and promote educational programs that prevent cruelty to animals and eliminate […]

April 1st, 2014 | Continued

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Lamont Teeples Joins the Fairfield Glade Community Club as Director of Food & Beverage

For The Vista General Manager, Bob Weber, and the Board of Directors of Fairfield Glade Community Club (FGCC) are pleased to announce that Lamont Teeples will join the Club by April 14,  just in time for Easter. Teeples will be relocating from Pawleys Island, South Carolina. For 19 years, Teeples held progressive positions at Cherokee […]

March 26th, 2014 | Continued

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Why We Live Here

This photo taken recently by Glade resident Bill Fuller shows a fantastic bolt of light coming through the trees and onto the surface of Lake Catherine. Winter time sunsets can be some of the most spectacular here in Fairfield Glade. The reason? The clean dry air that sweeps down from Canada across the United States […]

March 18th, 2014 | Continued

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Bald IS Beautiful!

FGCC announces Shave Your Head for the Cause fundraiser campaign For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club (FGCC) announces the “Shave Your Head for the Cause” fundraising campaign to support Relay for Life. The fundraising began with an offer by Sam McAdoo, ACC Inspector, to shave his head on April 2 to support a […]

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Why We Live Here

We never get tired of seeing them, do we? Here in Fairfield Glade we are priviledged to witness some of the most specactular sunsets that can be found anywhere. This one was taken last week by Vista photographer Michael Albin as the colors swirled in the sky and reflected off the waters of Lake Canterbury.

Duane Vandewalker Obituary

Duane Henry Vandewalker, age 72, of Fairfield Glade, TN, passed away March 30, 2014 at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, TN.   He was born December 19, 1941 in Elkhorn, WI, son of Albert & Claudia (Vincent) Vandewalker   He worked as a self employed plumber and was a member of the St. Francis of […]

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Why We Live Here

Well , Fairfield Glade residents had their endurance tested with one of the coldest, harshest winters in recent memory. But, at last, it seems that Spring has finally “Sprung”. Evidence is literally popping up all around us — not only are the trees showing buds, but flowers are already in bloom — as shown in […]

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Young Fairfield Glade builder garners national recognition

For The Vista A young professional who’s literally helping build the future of Fairfield Glade has just achieved national recognition for his work. On March 20, Isaac Zuercher, the president and co-founder of Zurich Homes — right here on Peavine Road just outside Fairfield Glade — was named to the 2014 Professional Builder “40 Under […]

Patsy Cline Tribute in store at RHA show

BY KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista Cast in the lead role for the program of the FFG RHA on April 28 will be Shani Hedden Palmer from Hixson, TN presenting A Tribute to Patsy Cline at The Legends, starting at 6 P.M.  Shani played the role of Patsy Cline in Ted Swindley’s blockbuster musical […]

Guard yourself against scams

By RANDY HOOVER Glade Safety Chief For The Vista     Every year the Better Business Bureau and police departments across the country receives thousands of calls and emails from consumers who have been scammed, or people that have dodged scams by being suspicious or careful.      Remember, if it sounds too good to […]

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Painting Takes Flight for Fairfield Glade Resident at Eagle’s Wings

For The Vista At 89, Ercil Heim of Fairfield Glade is enjoying her days at Eagle’s Wings Senior Day Retreat. “I look forward to coming and spending time with others,” she says with a smile. Heim recently moved to Cumberland County after spending a majority of her life in the Baltimore, Maryland area. After having […]

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Be Bear-able this spring

The big mammals have awoken from slumber; residents  exercise caution By RANDY HOOVER Glade Public Safety Chief For The Vista Bears have come out of hibernation in the Fairfield Glade area! This week we have had several bear sightings in the Southeast area of the Glade. We live in bear country and it is our duty […]

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Spring show is this Friday; photo class offered by PCAC

For The Vista A reception for the community will be held on this Friday, April 4 froom 6:30 to 8 P.M. at the Plateau Creative Arts Center, 451 Lakeview Drive (off Peavine), Fairfield Glade to view the annual Spring Art Show “Finally Spring”. The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade invites  you to view and vote […]

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Low-cost clinic needs the help of Glade residents

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Let me ask for a show of hands. How many have ever heard of the Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberland’s? It’s located at 9400 Sparta Highway, Crossville, TN 38572, just a short distance from the entrance to the City of Pleasant Hill. It is the one and only […]

Chief asks: If disaster strikes, are you ready?

By RANDY HOOVER Glade Public Safety Chief For The Vista Last week I gave you some information on Weather Warning Options and how to access them. This week I would like to go over some ways that you can prepare for a disaster that may help you and your family if you are faced with […]

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Three Vocalists Join Swing Street Band For April 3 Dance

For The Vista Three vocalists are joining the Swing Street Big Band for the group’s Thursday, April 3 concert at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center kicking off the resort’s spring and summer social dancing season. Two of the vocalists are regulars with the 18-piece big band.  They are Rusty McClanahan, who has developed […]

‘FINALLY SPRING” at the Plateau Creative Arts Center

For The Vista A reception for the community will be held on Friday, April 4 at 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Plateau Creative Arts Center, 451 Lakeview Drive (off Peavine), Fairfield Glade to view the annual Spring Art Show “Finally Spring”.  The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade invites  you to view and vote […]

Friends of Peavine announce litter pickup

For The Vista The Friends of Peavine registered last fall with the Tennessee Department of Transportation to adopt two miles of Peavine Road and have recently scheduled a litter pickup for Friday, April 4, beginning at 10 A.M. “We are excited to launch this new effort,” said Cathy Tipton, moderator of the Friends of Peavine, […]