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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

“Cruisin’ Into Summer” event set for June 13

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club (FGCC) announces the 1st Annual Fairfield Glade Cruise-In,  “Cruisin’ Into Summer” on Saturday, June 13th from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M. The Fairfield Glade Cruise-In will be held at the intersection of Peavine Rd. and Stonehenge Drive at Mirror Lake and the park at the 4-way stop. […]

3Jun2015 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

We all get to see the wonderful sunsets in Fairfield Glade but the majority of us are not awake and alert to the spectacular sunrises here. But Vista photographer James Lovelace was able to capture this sunrise on Memorial Day last week. The shot was taken from the 10th hole green at Heatherhurst Brae around […]

3Jun2015 | Continued
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Art Guild’s Annual Art in the Park event this weekend

By Patricia Freed For The Vista The second annual Art in the Park event, hosted by the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade, will take place this Saturday, June 6, from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M., and Sunday, June 7, from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. Art in the Park is a special event where gifted […]

3Jun2015 | Continued

Glade employees show patriotism

By FAIRFIELD GLADE COMMUNITY CLUB Special To The Vista Flag Man, Tom Sawyer reports, “Driving through our community during patriotic holidays and seeing the U.S.A. flags waving in the wind, I am proud.” Also, that the Community Club employs hundreds of Patriots who cared enough to begin a ‘Parade of Flags’ in the Fall of […]

28May2015 | Continued

Dock-ing quality time

With the warmer weather, the marinas and their docks are excellent places to watch the geese on St. George – as the three young lads above enjoyed recently. At right, Vista photographer’s niece Audrey enjoyed sitting on the dock and watching the fish swim by.

15May2015 | Continued

Glade’s ACC requesting spring cleanup, project approval

For The Vista Now that spring has sprung it is time to think about sprucing up the house and cleaning out that garage. With this in mind homeowners may want to look around the outside to see if that spring cleaning list includes outside projects. Do the flower beds need weeding? Does the house need […]

15May2015 | Continued

Hard work after storm keeps Glade trails open

By JOHN CONRAD Special To The Vista Just a few weeks ago on Saturday, February 21st, disaster struck Fairfield Glade. We woke up to the ice storm and all the damaged trees. It was very pretty but it caused chaos with all those trees blocking the roads. The Community Club workers and the Fire Department […]

1May2015 | Continued
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IT’S SPRINGTIME BABY!

Sure the calendar has said it is Spring for over two weeks, but when you start seeing the colors from the blooming bushes and the Finches (left) then you know it has arrived. Sure, the flowers above are not Buttercups. In fact, neither were the ones pictured on the front page of the March 31 […]

8Apr2015 | Continued
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Litter Pickup a success for Friends of Peavine meeting at Chestnut Hill

For The Vista The Friends of Peavine completed its third litter pickup on Peavine road from the Village Square Shopping Center to Weigels in the Glade Tuesday, March 31.  Gwin Realty participated in the joint project.  Volunteers collected about 25 bags of trash plus numerous illegal signs as part of the Great American Cleanup 2015. […]

8Apr2015 | Continued
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Why We Live here

This gorgeous sunset was captured over Lake Canterbury recently. Residents and guests will see more and more sunsets like this one as the weather continues to warm — because they will be outdoors more to see them. But the fact is, Fairfield Glade has sunsets like this even in winter months.

1Apr2015 | Continued

Stories of The Great Ice Storm of 2015 continue to be told

COMMENTARY By JANET LORD For The Vista I’m not sure if it was predicted … probably was, but I didn’t get the forecast message. I don’t know exactly when The Great Ice Storm of 2015 struck, but I was told about many first-hand experiences. My next door neighbor related how she thought her roof was […]

1Apr2015 | Continued

The Perfect Storm

Yes, it was a terrible winter storm here in Fairfield Glade — but for two residents it was sheer bliss By JIM ARBER For The Vista It was a bitter cold night.  Fairfield Glade, Cumberland County and the whole Cumberland Plateau was in the grip of ice, snow, wind, frigid temperatures and grinder pumps that […]

26Mar2015 | Continued
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Why We Live here

This beautiful red fox was spotted recently after a snow storm here in Fairfield Glade, providing a sharp, colorful contrast between its coat and the white terrain.

26Mar2015 | Continued

Spring ready to make its splash

Well it is finally here! Spring! Yes, this Friday — March 20 — will be the Spring Equinox …. better known as the first day of Spring! And we thought it might never get here, right? The forecast looks good for the week but, alas, there are never any promises. Remember the first week of […]

19Mar2015 | Continued
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Lions Club hosts Travelogue trip to Mexico

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista For the traveler, Mexico has always been a land of adventure, of mystery, of the unexpected. The speaker this evening, Bill Behrenbruch, brings that and more to the screen in his new travel-adventure film, “Mexico: The Bad, The great and the Ugly”. The final Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue […]

19Mar2015 | Continued