Local News

Meetings on Village Center and Concert Park plans set

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club will be hosting more Town Hall meetings for the proposed Village Center and Concert Park Conceptual Plans on March 27th and March 29th. The Town Hall meetings will be held in the conference center at 3 P.M. and 7 P.M. each day.  The meetings are intended to […]

23Mar2017 | Continued
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Rotary welcomes new members

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade is pleased to induct seven new members. New to Rotary as well as the Club are John Hanson, Rosemary Kessberger, and Justin Treadway. Transferring in from other Rotary Clubs were Roger York and  Terry Owens. Rotary is a worldwide network of inspired individuals belonging […]

23Mar2017 | Continued

Great AARF Adventure

A Glade couple do what they can for critters By JIM ARBER For The Vista It’s 8 P.M. on Friday, January 27th. It’s cold, dark with a light dusting of snow on the ground. Not a real cheerful setting for the start of a long road trip. Nevertheless, our fearless travelers are ready and anxious […]

17Mar2017 | Continued
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Sexton joins Bailey to discuss Wind Project

COMMENTARY By JAY MCCARTHY For The Vista Rep Cameron Sexton paid Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition a surprise visit. This past Thursday CMPC had its planned meeting and was told that Sen. Paul Bailey would address the crowd and answer any questions that residents had in regards to the Bill HB 1021/SB1336. To everyone’s surprise accompanying […]

17Mar2017 | Continued

Martin finds law for County to use against Wind Farm

COMMENTARY By JAY MCCARTHY Special To The Vista Another Tuesday night at the fights at downtown city hall. In case you weren’t there, Glade resident Jim Martin —AKA (Mountain Man) — scored another TKO against Crossville Mayor Carey and the Cumberland County Commissioners. Over 6 months ago, our county commissioner Sandra Dutcher presented the mayor, […]

2Mar2017 | Continued

FGCC wants to talk about parking issues

For The Vista The first rule to discuss is Parking: The Rule States,  Parking of any vehicle off the driveway is prohibited except for ACC approved parking pads.” This is the first sentence of the Fairfield Glade Parking Policy, and one of the simplest, most straightforward of our neighborhood rules. Cars parked helter-skelter on the […]

2Mar2017 | Continued

And so it begins…

Just as it said it would — and as reported in last week’s issue of The Vista — the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) accomplished a significant amount of work last week on the long-awaited Peavine Road expansion project. Massive equipment leveled trees and brush along the path of the new route, as seen in […]

2Mar2017 | Continued
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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