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ABACUS COLUMN: The charm bracelet
My wife recently found her high school charm bracelet from 1958. There were eight tarnish covered charms. She decided to restore the silver to its former luster by use of a bath in jewelry cleaner.
ENJOYING NATURE: Fall nature notes
It is already the end of another October, and nature is getting ready for winter. It is a beautiful time to get out and see what is happening. Here are some of my recent observations – they might give you some ideas of what to watch for when you get outside.
Deadline draws near for 25th annual Holiday Ball
The Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary will once again usher in the holiday season with its 25th annual Holiday Ball on Sunday, Dec. 1, at Druid Hills Country Club. A spectacular evening has been planned for all attendees.
World premiere of In Gramps’ Shoes set Nov. 2
Hollywood is coming to Crossville Nov. 2 when the world premiere of “In Gramps’ Shoes,” a new faith-based film, is held at the Rocky Top 10 Cinema in Crossville.
Fire Dept. deems electrical wiring cause of Fairfield blaze
The Fairfield Glade Fire Department received a call of a possible structure fire on Sunday morning, Oct. 20 around 10:45 a.m.
Fire department celebrates 40 years
The Fairfield Glade Fire Department held their Firefighter Awards Banquet on Oct. 14. This was the night for recognizing the achievements and the contributions of the firefighters, Ladies Auxiliary and retired firefighters.
Hospice Auxiliary Ball set for Dec. 1
The Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary will once again usher in the holiday season with its 25th annual Holiday Ball on Sunday, Dec. 1, at Druid Hills Country Club. A spectacular evening has been planned for all attendees. The gala event will begin at 5:30 p.m. as ladies and gentlemen arrive in their holiday attire to enjoy cocktail time with friends, visit the silent and live auction tables, and mingle amid the beautiful holiday decorations.
The latest word on hedges and privacy screens
When grouping like-items, using an odd rather than an even number is a good design technique. This applies whether arranging cut flowers in a vase or adding landscape plants to your yard. The human mind seeks order and uniformity. When we see an even number, items are envisioned as pairs.
Next hike is Big South Fork
On Friday, Oct. 25 the Fairfield Glade Hikers will drive to the Big South Fork area to hike the Middle Creek Loop Trail in which we will pass by several beautiful rock shelters. We will see some overhanging deposits of limestone. It can be a damp trail and we may see a lot of vegetation. The distance of the trail is 3.5 miles and is rated easy. There are no extended elevation gains or losses. Bring a snack for the trail and also bring lunch as we will drive to Pickett State Park after the hike to eat lunch at the pavilion.
In Gramps’ Shoes opens Nov. 2
The world premiere of the movie shot in Crossville named In Gramps’ Shoes will be held at the Rocky Top Theater. Don’t miss this opportunity to be the first to see this film, shot in Crossville, by local filmmaker Donald James Parker.
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