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Sun is setting on 2017

Even in December we see beauty in Fairfield Glade — like this striking sunset. It is symbolic in a way as the sun is setting on 2017 and a new year is right around the corner in which we, once again, will be able to enjoy all the reasons “Why We Live Here.”

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McCarthy is Firefighter of the Year

By VINCE PETERS For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Fire Department announced at a dinner meeting December 9, 2017 anniversary awards for firefighters who have been on the department for at least 5 years and the highly coveted Firefighter of the Year Award. The Firefighter of the Year Award is given to a firefighter (or […]

Crossville/Glade area featured in magazine

For The Vista Crossville, TN, has been selected a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. Crossville is profiled in a feature titled “8 Tax-Friendly Cities” in the January/February 2018 issue, available nationwide on Dec. 12. Where to Retire Editor Annette Fuller […]

Local rescue dog saves family, wins Wishes Grant for A.A.R.F.

For The Vista A.A.R.F. Hopes Public Will Vote for Mojo the Hero Dog in the “People’s Choice” Grant Contest In a special presentation on December 15, A.A.R.F. will receive a grant worth thousands of dollars from the Petco Foundation, as part of the Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes campaign. The celebration and presentation will be held […]

FGCC winter weather closings & delays

By FAIRFIELD GLADE COMMUNITY CLUB For The Vista In order to ensure the safety of all FGCC members, employees and guests, the following procedures will apply: • For Monday – Friday, FGCC will use the Cumberland County Schools as the initial benchmark for both closings and delays when we expect bad winter weather. All facilities, […]

GONE HOLLYWOOD

Despite acting success, Emery still appreciates her Crossville home By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor It’s a story of a local girl living her dream — while staying true to her roots. Crossville native Julie Ann Emery may be a successful Hollywood actress but she has not forgotten for a moment where she comes from and how it […]

Can’t we all just get along?

Rare photos of two Bucks squaring off were taken recently by Glade resident Debra Reihl, who caught the duel with her cell phone camera — of course, a safe distance away. There seems to be a lot of wildlife near Reihl’s residence as, if you recall, she captured a soaring Bald Eagle on film recently […]

Candle lighting event set

For The Vista The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting unites family and friends around the globe in lighting candles for one hour to honor the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters and grandchildren who left too soon. As candles are lit on Dec. 10 at 7 P.M. (CST), hundreds of thousands of persons commemorate […]

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Travelogue visits “Lure and Lore of Deserts” on Dec. 4

By KEN STEADMAN & SANDY MORTIMER For The Vista Sandy Mortimer returns to the Palace Theatre December 4 to present  “The Lure and Lore of Deserts” Travelogue for the Fairfield Glade Lions Club. Sandy is certainly no stranger to our stage. She has made several appearances and presented many informative and entertaining Travelogues. The show starts […]

OK, so I have some quirks — but isn’t it true we all do?

Have you ever been accused of being anal — as in anal retentive? Perhaps you have what others may feel is an irritating habit. Or you Perhaps your attention to detail is so meticulous that it borders on obsessive. Do you have your medicine cabinet in perfect order, and they must stay that way always? […]

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Glade police successfully arrest Moore

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Police Department had asked all resdients to be on the lookout for William Shone Moore after a warrant for his arrest was issued last Thursday. One day later, the 39-year-old white male was apphrended and put in custody the next day. The 6-foot-3 Moore had been last seen wearing […]

Power outage planned for Dec. 1

For The Vista VEC will conduct a power outage for Fairfield Glade on December. 1.  The outage will begin at 11 P.M. and last for 1 hour.  The purpose for this outage is to make final connections to energize the new west Fairfield substation located on Dartmoor. In other news, TDOT has announced that it […]

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Over 400 attend Veterans Day Dinner hosted by Glade

For The Vista It was a huge success. The Fairfield Glade Community Club  would like to say thank you to the Veterans and guests who came out for the Veterans Day dinner on Saturday in the Conference Center. As always, the turnout for dinner was great and 436 people were served. The annual tradition includes […]

Food & Beverage goes through more changes

By FAIRFIELD GLADE COMMUNITY CLUB For The Vista As we move into our slower season we continue to reorganize our F&B division to be more efficient and cost effective given our current operations and plan for 2018.  Therefore, effective immediately we have eliminated the F&B Manager position held by Sheila Koelber and Event Planner position […]

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Getting along with animals

Barnes featured speaker at Garden Club meeting By LINDA REISS For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Garden Club presents Mimi Barnes, Wildlife Specialist with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, as the featured speaker at the Club’s meeting this Wednesday, Nov. 15. Living in and with wildlife can have its pleasures and its problems, as most Fairfield […]

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Hiking Group makes final trip

By ANNE DODGE and MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista On Friday November 17, the Fairfield Glade Hiking Group will celebrate the end of the fall hiking season with a potluck lunch rain or shine at the Fairfield Glade Multipurpose/Library Building on Lakeview Drive from noon until 2 P.M. after the morning hike. We will travel […]

FGCC answers questions about new water line

For The Vista In answer  to several questions which have been received regarding the water line recently installed across Stonehenge Drive, please note the following items from the Fairfield Glade Community Club: • This line starts on Peavine Road at Weigels and runs to the Peavine Mountain water tank near the Good Samaritan Society facility. […]

Board says 2017 projects finished; purchases golf Simulator for $61K

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor For The Vista Among the highlights from the Fairfield Glade Board of Directors meeting held last week was the review of Master Plan items and the purchase of a Golf Simulator. The Board, along with General Manager Bob Weber, pointed out that all major projects for 2017 are completed — […]

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Why We Live Here

The beauty found right now on the Fairfield Glade Golf Courses may not improve your game — but the Autumn colors will definitely help you forget a bad shot. Golfers had this gorgeous view from the 17th hole at Heatherhurst Brae. Meanwhile, (see inset), an old gravel path is framed by trees and the calm […]

Conrad provides first report

By JOHN CONRAD BOARD PRESIDENT For The Vista The election cycle is over for another year. This year the election was particularly contentious but that is all behind us as we look forward to another year in our wonderful community. I am taking over the leadership of a great community that is prospering in so […]