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CHC signs up to sponsor Lions’ Diabetes Walk

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Rick Gilmer, owner of Crossville Heating and Cooling, has agreed that his company will serve as Corporate Sponsor for the 2017 Diabetes Walk to help fight and find a cure for this disease. The Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lions Clubs, Cumberland County High School LEO Club and Cumberland Medical […]

23Feb2017 | Continued

Road Work Ahead! Peavine Road project starts

Special to The Vista Fairfield Glade residents will begin to see more activity along Peavine Road (State Route 101) in the very near future. In the Tennessee Department of Transportation announced last week that work on the long-awaited project will gin with the contractor installing construction signs. Thereafter, erosion control measures will be implemented along […]

23Feb2017 | Continued

Sexton, Bailey give support to County on Turbine issue

COMMENTARY By JAY McCARTHY For The Vista Tennesseee legislators — Representative. Cameron Sexton and Senator Paul Bailey — are going to bat for Cumberland County … and the Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition is back on the move. Now that Sexton and Bailey are back to work on getting our bill on the Tennessee house floor […]

9Feb2017 | Continued

Donation goal is near for truck

By CYD RIEDE For The Vista Recognizing the amazing generosity of the Fairfield Glade residents and with the support of the Fairfield Glade Community Club Board, we are making one last request for donations for the Mini-Pumper Attack Truck vehicle for our Fairfield Glade Fire Department. As most of you already know, this vehicle will […]

9Feb2017 | Continued

Many topics discussed as Board meets

For The Vista There was plenty of news as the Fairfield Glade Community Club held its first board meeting of 2017 recently. Among the topics discussed or updated included the Peavine Road expansion, amenities such as the Pickle Ball courts and Stonehenge patio, and financial news. As mentioned in an earlier issue of The Vista, […]

9Feb2017 | Continued

Lions’ 2nd Annual Walk for Diabetes slated for April 29

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Crossville and Fairfield Glade Lions Clubs, Leo Club from Cumberland County High School and the Cumberland Medical Center Diabetes Group will again sponsor a Strides Walk to fight Diabetes on Saturday  April 29, 2017. The event will take place at Centennial Park, 837 Industrial Boulevard, Crossville, Tennessee starting […]

2Feb2017 | Continued

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 […]

19Jan2017 | Continued

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 […]

12Jan2017 | Continued

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 […]

8Dec2016 | Continued
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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 […]

8Dec2016 | Continued
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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. […]

8Dec2016 | Continued

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 […]

3Nov2016 | Continued
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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 […]

28Oct2016 | Continued

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 […]

28Oct2016 | Continued

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 […]

28Oct2016 | Continued

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 […]

4Oct2016 | Continued

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 […]

14Sep2016 | Continued
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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 […]

14Sep2016 | Continued
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Wyatt is Student of the Month

BY KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Cumberland County High School senior, Karon Wyatt, was selected by CCHS Counselor, Dawn Shaw, to be one of the “Students of the Month” in the Fairfield Glade Lions Club Program. Lion Bob Cover is chairman for this Program and assigned the month of September to Karon along with Corporate […]

14Sep2016 | Continued

FGRS giving away wonderful gift in exchange for time a little time

By DAVID H. PRIGG For The Vista FGRS is going to give away a Car Spa that includes both internal and external detailing, an oil change and tire rotation. This prize ($170 value) is being donated by Kirk Automotive of Crossville to a lucky Fairfield Glade resident in return for completing a simple, 10 minute […]

8Sep2016 | Continued