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Wasting no time

Newcomers to Glade giving back to the community By JIM ARBER For The Vista People that move to Fairfield Glade do so for many different reasons. Some want to kick back, period. Some want to play golf. Some want to fish, to hike, and to enjoy the beauty. Others want to move here and “get […]

18Nov2014 | Continued
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Nov. 23 is Free Christmas Concert by Southern Stars Symphonic Brass

For The Vista The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB) are presenting a FREE admission Christmas concert on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 3 P.M. at the beautiful 1,200 seat Stone Memorial HS auditorium. The concert by this 30-piece professional instrumental ensemble is their gift to the residents of Cumberland County and the sponsors who have been […]

18Nov2014 | Continued

Three top performers to round out RHA shows for 2014

For The Vista It doesn’t get much better than having Dennis Donald, Ashley Krohn and Terri Utsey together in performance. That is just what the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowner’s Association (RHA) has in store for their 2014 closing fellowship. You won’t want to miss this dynamic trio, so be sure to reserve the night of […]

13Nov2014 | Continued

Community Club to begin charging processing fee on credit card payments

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club has announced that, beginning Dec. 1, it will be issuing a surcharge for all credit card use and purchases at Glade venues. The Club says that it currently incurs over $200,000 in annual credit card fees on all transactions paid with credit cards. These fees equate to […]

5Nov2014 | Continued
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Emerson: Art Guild Artist of the Month

By JUDY KAHOUN FOr The Vista The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade is celebrating the creativity of Camilla S. Emerson during the month of November . Come and view one-of-a-kind works of art . This exhibition is located at the Plateau Creative Arts Center, 451 Lakeview Drive, (off Peavine). Emerson’s work combines many media from […]

5Nov2014 | Continued

Fall leaf pickup plans announced

For The Vista Pickup routes will begin November 3rd (please don’t set bags along the roadside before this date) and will continue through December 19th, according to the Fairfield Glade Community Club. No leaves or sticks will be picked up after this date. Residents are requested to bag all their leaves (weight limit of 40 […]

30Oct2014 | Continued

Glade resident, artist visits Girl Scout Troop and CATS

For The Vista One of the exciting badges offered for Girl Scouts to earn is about cartoons. Paula Brinkley, adult leader of Girl Scout Troop 2906 contacted the C.A.T.S. Gallery to ask if there was an artist who could make a presentation to the three girls in the troop. C.A.T.S. Member Artist, Chuck Jensen has […]

30Oct2014 | Continued

Safety This Week

The Following incidents have been documented by the Fairfield Glade Department of Public Safety for the week: Oct 5 – Oct 11, 2014   10/05   Domestic (Arrest)  Jasper Drive   10/09   Theft (Medication from Home)  Lakeside Drive   10/09   Theft (Two Fed-EX Packages from Porch)  Lakeview Drive   10/10   Theft (Door from Porch)  Greenwood Road   10/10   […]

22Oct2014 | Continued

Friends of Peavine make their reply to TDOT

By CATHY TIPTON For The Vista In May 2014, the Friends of Peavine received a request for information from TDOT’s Beautification Office. Their eight questions below are in response to the Friends’ September 2013 request to have Peavine Road included in the protections afforded by the Tennessee Scenic Parkway regulations. In an effort to keep […]

16Oct2014 | Continued
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Lion’s Travelogue to feature “Forever France”

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The next Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue will take place at the Palace Theater on Monday, November 3rd starting at 7 P.M. Monty and Marsha Brown have been regular travelogue presenters over the years with excellent material. Join them for a new look at an old favorite and discover […]

16Oct2014 | Continued

Weber receives update from TDOT via Sexton letter

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor State Representative Cameron Sexton recently notified Fairfield Glade Community Club General Manager of the latest news from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) concerning the current status of Peavine Road expansion. Sexton provided Weber with a letter from, John C. Schroer, Commissioner of TDOT, dated Sept. 12, that reads: “Dear […]

8Oct2014 | Continued
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Mt. LeConte Jug Band to perform at RHA

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista In the next to last program for the 2014 Season, RHA is presenting The Mt. LeConte Jug Band from Spring City, comprised of four “baby boomer” friends and neighbors who play their favorite Grassroots Americana on amplified acoustic guitars, bass and six string banjo. They are an ever […]

8Oct2014 | Continued

Offical glass for Festival event gets unveiled

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary Club unveiled the official wine glass that will be given to each attendee at the Wine on the Plateau Festival. This year’s event will be held at the 4-way stop area on Saturday, October 11 from 2 to 4 PM. Over 40 varieties of fine wines, craft beers […]

3Oct2014 | Continued

Friends of Peavine do their part to beautify roadway

For The Vista The Friends of Peavine completed its second litter pickup on Peavine road from the Custard Cabin to the four-way stop in the Glade Wednesday September 24. Volunteers collected about 11 bags of trash. The Plateau Corvette Club volunteers adopted two miles of Peavine from the Village Square to the four-lane and completed […]

3Oct2014 | Continued

Update on news around Fairfield Glade

For The Vista An update of news happenings and events last week in Fairfield Glade: • Glade Fire Department Chief Howard Robb has resigned his post, effective Oct. 1. Robb, who directed a great many improvements to the department during his stint, wrote to the Board of Directors the following: “I have spent some time […]

3Oct2014 | Continued

Why We Live Here

Nathy Hill looked out her bedroom window in her Fairfield Glade home and field Glade pictures of a hawk that was perched outside “Surprisingly,” Hill said, “it stayed in the tree for quite some time so I could get some pictures. I was surprised to see how the feathers on it’s breast looked like little […]

24Sep2014 | Continued
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Lions celebrate visit from International VP

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista It was a lively evening on September 15th when the Fairfield Glade Lions Club hosted a celebration dinner. The event was in honor of Bob Corlew who was elected 2nd Vice President of Lions Clubs International at the July Convention in Toronto, Canada. The important part of this election […]

24Sep2014 | Continued

Peavine Road expansion work remains stalled

By KEITH WALTHER For The Vista Three months ago, The Vista reported that work on the Peavine Road expansion project would likely begin August. As the calendar turned from August to September … well, still nothing. So it was time to contact the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and ask — what gives? The answer, […]

18Sep2014 | Continued
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Best Friends Utah Sanctuary visit made possible for McMeekin by volunteers

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Karen McMeekin, Founder and President of A Time 4 Paws (AT4P), first got her idea of an animal sanctuary from a visit to the Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah. She has dreamed about a return trip to refresh her ideas and her dedicated volunteers recently made it […]

18Sep2014 | Continued

Lions 25th annual golf tourney a success

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Twenty-six golf foursomes teed off bright and early Saturday September 6th for a wonderful day of friendship and golf. It all happened at the Heatherhurst Crag Golf Course in Fairfield Glade. Lions Golf Chairman, Darryl Wharton commented, “The weather was perfect and I received more compliments from the golfers […]

18Sep2014 | Continued