Local News

Fire and weather safety

By MATT DILLMAN Glade Fire Chief For The Vista There is a need to be prepared for severe weather. Here are some items recommended as a significant tool in your multi-modal preparedness kit & your thinking: The battery powered radio with antenna for your home. Pre-set your car radio to receive local weather alerts. For […]

1Apr2015 | Continued
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Glade Rotarians enjoy meeting at Chestnut Hill

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary held their Tuesday Noon meeting at the Chestnut Hill Winery this week. Chestnut Hill Winery was one of the wonderful vendors at this year’s Rotary Wine On The Plateau (WOTP) event. Their participation brought an awareness to everyone attending that event just how fortunate we are to have […]

26Mar2015 | Continued

Friends of Peavine to participate in Great American Cleanup locally

For The Vista On March 31, the Friends of Peavine will sponsor a litter pickup on Peavine Road.  They are collaborating with Gwin Realty to complete this important project. Volunteers plan to meet at 10 A.M. at the Family Dollar parking lot on Peavine Road where they will review safety information and receive safety vests […]

19Mar2015 | Continued
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Barbershop quartet to lend vocals to RHA show to feature Barbershop quartet

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista Wipe away those winter “blahs” and get Spring off to a rousing start by attending the March 23 meeting of the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowners Association at Legends and enjoy an almost lost art of Barbershop  Harmony led by Brian Bacon, director of Music Ministries at Christ Lutheran […]

19Mar2015 | Continued

Applaud the hard workers who dug us out

If you are sick of winter, raise your snow shovel high and say “Yuck!” Yes, it has been a winter to remember for all the wrong reasons, hasn’t it? Ok, you can put your shovels down now. Fact is, we are under two weeks away from the offical start of Spring and here we are, […]

11Mar2015 | Continued

What a Week of Weather!!

Most Fairfield Glade residents are calling it “the worst week of winter I have ever seen around here.” At the time this issue of The Vista went to press, hundreds of homes were still without power and some without water. Yes, ice, snow, wind and sub-zero temperatues — we experienced it all  in the last […]

6Mar2015 | Continued

Glade resident, NBA icon Lloyd dead at age 86

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Earl Lloyd, a well-known and loved resident of Fairfield Glade and the first black professional NBA player, passed away last Thursday at the age of 86. Known as  “the Big Cat,” the 6-foot-5 forward made his league debut in October of 1950, playing for the Washington Capitals. During his legendary […]

6Mar2015 | Continued

Are you ready?

Fight fire with fire: Know what to do before it happens By THOMAS M. COVINO Part I in a Series Special to The Vista There will be a Special Town Hall Meeting of the Neighborhood Watch Coalition entitled  “Preparedness” on Wednesday, March 18. The meeting — which will be held at the Fairfield Glade Conference […]

12Feb2015 | Continued

Vista editor to perform at RHA on Feb. 23 at Druid

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista Keith Walther pays tribute to such iconic singers as Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Dean Martin, Elvis, Englebert Humperdinck and others on Feb. 23 at Druid Hills Legends. Walther, a resident of Fairfield Glade for 10 years and a native of Ohio, has appeared in shows at Tthe Palace, […]

12Feb2015 | Continued
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CCHS Lions Leo Club creates first project

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Leo clubs are open to young people with good character who have an interest in serving their community. Leo clubs are divided into two tracks: Alpha and Omega. Alpha clubs are designed for boys and girls between 12-18 years old. Omega clubs are for young adults between 18-30 years […]

12Feb2015 | Continued

Granddaughter of Glade couple making mark in swimming

Special to The Vista Grandchildren are every grandparents joy — and that is no different for Glade residents B.J. and Marv Mrnka. The couple are very proud of their Grandaughter Emma Cain — and have every right to be. Cain, at only 14 years of age, has developed into a world class swimmer. “Emma was […]

29Jan2015 | Continued

Glade author’s book sure to break up your winter blues

For The Vista The winter doldrums have set in, New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside, and everyone’s looking for an easy way to banish stress, feel more energetic, and stay healthy. Numerous studies have shown that the simple act of laughing can achieve all this and more. Now, what if you could reap […]

29Jan2015 | Continued

Prescription Drug Drop-Off Box at Sheriff’s Office

By RANDY HOOVER Glade Safety Chief For The Vista The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Fairfield Glade Public Safety Department, and the Tennessee Department of Environment /Conservation (TDEC) are working collaboratively to protect our citizens as well as our environment. A Prescription Drug Drop-Off Box has been permanently located at the Sheriff’s Office for the convenience […]

16Jan2015 | Continued

No Vista

The Vista will not be published December 23 and 30.

10Dec2014 | Continued

Board of Directors approve an Ad Hoc Committee for property standards

For The Vista At the October Board Worksession, the Fairfield Glade Board of Directors approved the establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee to deal with property standards within Fairfield Glade. This committee will be charged with developing a program to establish standards to help homeowners adhere to FGCC covenants and restrictions. The committee will compile […]

10Dec2014 | Continued

Festive spirit arrives early amid positive budget report

By BILL PIECUCH For The Vista Santa did arrive a bit early — and in an unexpected fashion:  A balanced budget was unveiled during the monthly Fairfield Glade meeting. And the customarily tough grilling by residents for hidden warts was replaced by rare chorus of accolades. Almost as a signal of the holiday season, General […]

26Nov2014 | Continued

Watch out for latest crime threat

By Thomas Covino Watch Your Back! Neighbors, if you live next door to a residence that’s up for sale, keep an eye out for people in the back yard of that house. There is apparently a man and woman acting as if they’re interested in purchasing the house, go to the back door and knock […]

26Nov2014 | Continued

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