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Big changes coming to Fireside – like it or not

Change is good, they say. Embrace it or you will cease to grow, they say. Others, however, say change for the sake of change is not always progress. Changing a bad habit is obviously a good thing. But changing your job is not always beneficial and actually can make one long for the way things […]

28Jan2016 | Continued
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Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade serves lunch at Bread of Life

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade provided and served Lunch at the Bread Of Life Rescue Mission in Crossville. They are pleased support the Bread of Life in their mission  of providing temporary shelter, medical attention, and food for the homeless and transient, conducting interdenominational services daily and educating […]

28Jan2016 | Continued

Glade loses a good one in Covino

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Thomas Covino had just moved to Fairfield Glade and he was eager and ready to contribute to the community. He introduced himself to The Vista staff and asked if he could be a contributor. From that point on, Covino provided a plethora of quality commentaries and stories. So we were […]

21Jan2016 | 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
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Connell appointed by Good Samaritan

For The Vista Good Samaritan Society-Fairfield Glade is pleased to announce the appointment of Kaylie Connell as Director of Social Services. Miss Connell is a 2011 graduate of the Christian Academy of the Cumberlands and graduated from Bryan College in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and minored in biblical studies. While in college, […]

14Jan2016 | Continued

Meet Scot Shanks — one of many student mentors with Kids on the Rise

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Kids on the Rise are a non-profit organization located in Cumberland County. Their Mission Statement reads  “To provide experiences for the youth that will enable them to further develop their intellectual, social, verbal, and creative capacities and to facilitate their entry into a responsible, productive adulthood.” Mentoring is a […]

14Jan2016 | Continued
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Rotary meetings focus on Youth and Cumberland Good Samaritans

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Recent Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade meeting involved Students from Stone Memorial High School and activities of Cumberland County Good Samaritan In December The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade was pleased to have Interact Students from Stone Memorial High School attend a recent meeting. These students were sponsored by […]

14Jan2016 | Continued

Pieces coming together for Peavine Project?

Glade gets an update from TDOT By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor The Fairfield Glade Community Club recently received an update from the Tennessee Department of Transporation regarding the long-awaited Peavine Road expansion project. A letter was received by Fairfield Glade Community Club President Robert L. Diller. Here is the letter in its entirety: Dear Mr. […]

10Dec2015 | Continued
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Peavine Project: Drive for Scenic Parkway continues

Commentary By Cathy Tipton The Future Is Coming! With the recent newspaper announcement of TDOT’s letting for Phase 1 of the Peavine Road expansion, residents of Fairfield Glade can see the future getting closer.   In that announcement, Senator Paul Bailey commented, “These road improvements will enhance the marketing of this vital recreational area, as […]

10Dec2015 | Continued

Rural Health Clinic set to close doors

By Ken Steadman Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands, Inc., 9400 Sparta Highway near Pleasant Hill announced they will close their doors effective January 1, 2016. Unfortunately, no other doctor has come forward to take over the facility and Dr. Harold Lowe’s health continues to worsen and he and his wife, Diana, will retire. Doctor […]

10Dec2015 | Continued
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Moore wins Lions’ Student of Month

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Stone Memorial High School senior, Sara Moore, was selected by Counselor Lisa Dillard to participate in the FFG Lions Club “Student of the Month” Program. Lions Program Chairman, Bob Cover, picked the month of October for Sara and assigned Attorneys Douglas Fields and Kelly Tollett as her Corporate Partner. […]

12Nov2015 | Continued

Last RHA show of 2015 set for Nov. 23

By KEITH PONTIUS For The Vista The final program for the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowner’s Association will feature three of Cumberland County’s most admired performers. It doesn’t  get much better than having Dennis Donald, Terry Henderson and Terri Utsey together in performance. That is just what the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowner’s Association (RHA) has in […]

12Nov2015 | Continued

Be on the watch for recent scams

By MIKE WILLIAMS Fairfield Glade Public Safety Chief For The Vista Residents are receiving calls from someone saying that they are the I.R.S. and that you owe a penalty for not paying your taxes in a timely manner. Anytime you receive a phone call from someone like this, it is false. The I.R.S. does not […]

5Nov2015 | Continued

Veteran’s Day ceremony set for Nov. 11

For The Vista The Cumberland County Veterans Council will conduct a Veterans Day ceremony at Memorial Park in downtown Crossville at 11 A.M. on Wednesday, November 11th. The Cumberland County Community Band, accompanied by solo performers, will present patriotic music at 10:30 A.M. The public is cordially invited to join in this celebration to honor […]

5Nov2015 | Continued

Schubert receives promotion

For The Vista General Manager Bob Weber and Chief Michael Williams would like to announce the promotion of Officer Ronnie Schubert to the rank Sergeant. Sergeant Schubert has served with the Fairfield Glade Public Safety Department since 2008.  He began his law enforcement career in 2003 with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office as a Correctional […]

5Nov2015 | Continued

Charities benefit from Ladies tourney Labor Day Holiday

By WOODY GEISLER For The Vista The 2015 Fairfield Glade Ladies Invitational Golf Tournament was held recently and the local charities are the Real Winners! House of Hope, Imagination Library and Cumberland County Schools Family Resource Center have each received a very generous donation from the Fairfield Glade Invitational 2-Day Golf Tournament that was held […]

1Oct2015 | Continued

Conrad and Swift newest Board members

For The Vista John Conrad and Ralph Swift are the newest members of the Fairfield Glade Community Club Board of Directors. The recent election results were announced recently at the Annual Meeting. There were 5,232 votes cast which met the required 10 percent quorum. Conrad received 3,512 votes and Swift received 2,801 votes. There were […]

1Oct2015 | Continued

Opportunity to support local hospice

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary, in conjunction with the Trails Committee of the Fairfield Glade Community Club, will hold  “Hit the Trails for Hospice” Saturday, October 3, from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. This event, fun for the entire family, is being held at  Mirror Lake (corner of Peavine Rd. and Stonehenge […]

24Sep2015 | Continued

Glade Hiking Club to stick close to home

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Hikers plan two easy hikes this Friday, Sept. 25th.  You won’t want to miss this opportunity to join us. The hikes are not only local, but both are on the Marathon Hike list. The first hike will be at Black Mountain.  This 2.5 […]

24Sep2015 | Continued

ACC Looking to Fill Three Glade Posts

The Fairfield Glade Architectural Control Committee (ACC) is looking for three (3) new members to fill positions that will be vacated at the end of December 2015. The ACC is responsible for preserving the harmonious design and appearance of the community by reviewing plans for proposed homes as well as applications for exterior changes to […]

24Sep2015 | Continued