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Why We Live Here

Though we have had our share of cloudy days of late, when the sun does come out there is a plethora of colors to be enjoyed — such as one of resident Evelyn Hagood’s flowers (bottom right) or the beautiful blooming tree (top photo) near the Village Green Mall.

14Apr2016 | Continued

No More Filling Up at Phil-ing Station

Long-time Glade grille reluctantly shuts down Unexpected. That was the general feeling of long-time patrons of  The Phil-ing Station early last week after they were informed that the iconic restaurant was shutting down operations — immediately! After nearly 16 years of service to the community, Phil’s great food and beers, were replaced with tears. Out of the […]

5Apr2016 | Continued
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Tickets available for Glade Music Festival in May

For The Vista Tickets are now available for the Fairfield Glade Music Festival on May 14.   Tickets are available at the Fairfield Glade Conference Center, Crossville Heating and Cooling, and First National Bank of TN in Fairfield Glade and Crossville. For a donation of $20 you can enjoy music from 12 – 7:30, and […]

5Apr2016 | Continued

Weber and staff put on great show for new residents

Impressive. That was the word I would use to describe the various Fairfield Glade Community Club staff leaders that spoke at last Monday’s New Residents dinner meeting at Druid Hills Country Club. Every one from Neil Archibald, Director of Food and Beverage, to Public Safety Chief Mike Williams, to General Manager Bob Weber — and […]

4Mar2016 | Continued
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Montgomery named assistant racquet pro

For The Vista Fairfield Glade Community Club (FGCC) is pleased to announce the addition of James Montgomery as Assistant Racquet Sports Professional. James joins Fairfield Glade after serving as Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach at Berea College and tennis instructor in Berea, Kentucky. One of James’ passions is teaching doubles.  He will bring this […]

26Feb2016 | Continued
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Schubert fulfilling dream to “be a cop”

By CYD RIEDE For The Vista (Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of short biographies on the Fairfield Glade Pubic Safety Officers and Staff) Ronnie Dale Schubert is truly a hometown boy.   He was born right here in Crossville, TN, graduating from Cumberland County High School. He enjoyed working with metals […]

26Feb2016 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

Even in the Winter there are gorgeous sunsets to be enjoyed in Fairfield Glade. This shot was taken looking from the tee box of the 12th hole at Druid Hills Golf Club.

18Feb2016 | Continued

PROUD BIRD

This beautiful Bald Eagle was seen enjoying the sunshine recently atop a tree near Lake Pomeroy. There have many Bald Eagle sightings in Fairfield Glade this Fall and Winter. Interesting to note, there were no known successful Bald Eagle nests found in the state between 1961 and 1983. Efforts, coordinated by TWRA, to restore Tennessee’s […]

14Jan2016 | Continued

Squirrel Dodging

‘Elusive’ critters are hard to avoid My Aunt Edie loved animals! She viewed even the smallest critter as a life worth protecting. Why, many times she avoided caterpillars going across a country road. No joke. I saw her do it. And I, like most all of you dear readers, love all the creatures around us and […]

12Nov2015 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

The weather has been a mix of sunshine one day and rain the next. But whenever the weather cooporates, you can find residents and visitors alike enjoying the beautiful Fall colors and our scenic lakes. Above, a man enjoys some solitude fishing on Lake Sherwood.  At left, a boat passes by the Lake Dartmoor Marina […]

5Nov2015 | Continued

Why We Live Here

This photo were taken looking south toward Hebbertsburg at sunrise from the photographer’s home on Hickory Ridge Lane in Fairfield North. The fog makes the Hebbertsburg valley look like a sea or that it is covered in snow

9Sep2015 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

Some may consider geese to be pests at times, leaving feathers and waste matter around our lakes here in Fairfield Glade. But there is no escaping their beauty. This bird was seen floating along during an early morning sunrise. This was taken on Lake Canterbury last week and the sun created a glow on her […]

27Aug2015 | Continued

Southern Stars announces 2015-16 season; tickets on sale soon

For The Vista Crossville’s own 30-piece professional brass ensemble, the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB), is announcing their series of three concerts to be held at the 1,200 seat Stone Memorial HS Auditorium in Crossville. This will be their eighth season providing “Premium Entertainment” for the enjoyment of area residents. The dates for this season […]

27Aug2015 | Continued

Glad I am not going to school these days

Once in a while, I still have dreams (actually nightmares) about my school days. I still can wake up worrying if I really did miss the bus, or couldn’t remember my locker combination, or I forgot to study for a test! UGH! I still have nightmares that Bowling Green State University is going to contact […]

12Aug2015 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

There is an abundant amount of butterflies that flicker their colorful wings all around Fairifled Glade. This Tiger Swallowtail was photographed by Glade resident Donna E. Turley at a beautiful wildflower area on hole # 3 of the Crag at Heatherhurst. There are 125 species of butterflies in Tennessee, including a cousin of the swallowtail […]

12Aug2015 | Continued
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Coming in for a landing

We have many beautiful flowers in Fairfield Glade, but the next time look a little closer. It was 6 A.M. but this hard-working bee was already looking for morning breakfast. Vista photographer James Lovelace said he took the photo near the Wyndham Guest Check in and that “the little guy just would not go away […]

28Jul2015 | Continued
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Nasvhille comedy favorite coming to Fairfield Glade soon cooperate for

For The Vista Fairfield Glade Resident Services (FGRS) is proud to present a “Comedy Night” starring Nashville’s own Rik Roberts. Rik Roberts is known around the country as a leader in clean comedy. He has appeared on radio and television on channels like Laugh USA, CMT, Blue Collar Network, Sirius XM, and NPR. Rik is […]

28Jul2015 | Continued

A few people need some tips on tipping

You know, we have a growing community here in Fairfield Glade. Amongst the residents and all our wonderful guests and employees of Fairfield Glade businesses, I would say 97% are class individuals with solid character and manners. The other 3%, however, may be giving us all a bad name. They are the ones who insist […]

8Jul2015 | Continued

The day my life changed in a flash

Commentary by Thomas Covino Part 2 of a 3-part series The day has finally come for the first internal test, of who knows how many, before the determined procedure is decided upon.  The catheter and dye indicated at least three vessels extending from my heart were sealed off completely by the build up of plaque. […]

25Jun2015 | Continued
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Zippity-do-da … Mr. Bluebird’s here

Talk about your contrasts in colors … This Bluebird with its orange breast and sharp blue head brightened up the day

11Jun2015 | Continued