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If you open your bluebird nest box and see a bunch of strange material in there, how do you know what bird is building that nest? Or if there is a bird nest in the wreath on your front door, who is it? Or if your garden boot is on the back porch for a day or two, and you find it full of nest…

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Fairfield Glade hosts a Farmers Market on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until sold out. 

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Julius, a sweet gray feline who loves to be carried and cuddled, would be ideal in a quiet home without younger children or dogs. He's 6 or 7 years old and has been neutered.

For the students who want to move into more complex techniques using alcohol inks, you will learn how to lay alcohol inks on a stainless-steel tile using an airbrush and different blending techniques. This process brings out fine layers of color with extra depth flowing across your painting.

At 60 pounds, Joe Joe is a big boy with a sweet personality. His coat has a mixture of red, fawn and white markings. He can “sit” and “shake” but has not been neutered. He has lots of energy and has been been waiting for his forever home for five months.

Images may show wildlife, plant life, natural landscapes, historic areas, weather, or people interacting with nature within the boundaries of Obed Wild and Scenic River.

Things to do July 29-Aug. 14 in and around Cumberland County.

With our current "stay apart" orders, you may be drinking more wine. I know I am. I even get funny looks when I go to the recycle center with empty bottles. During wine tastings, one of the most common questions that I hear is, “What do I do if I can’t finish the whole bottle of wine?”  

We like the birds and have a birdbath for their convenience and also a bird feeder. We enjoy their activities and ingenious nest building.

With the increase in the Coronavirus across our nation and state, many of us choose to spend our time outdoors away from crowds and indoor venues. Here in Tennessee in the late summer can be the hottest time of the year. Seniors are just as vulnerable to the dangers of the summer sun and hea…

The routes are becoming much larger every year and the crew can collect trash more efficiently and with less litter when all of the trash is in bags; therefore, trash bags are required even if using a can.

Susan Midelton, ways and means coordinator at Plateau Creative Arts Center, recently accepted a $1,000 grant from Volunteer Energy Cooperative for the Arts Center’s children’s outreach program.

The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade’s exhibit committee challenged members to create artwork that expressed devotion to and vigorous support for one’s country.  

Things to do in and around Cumberland County July 22-Aug. 7.

I stepped cautiously into my paddleboat and arranged the life jacket, coffee and snack. It was 6:45 a.m., and I was off to enjoy the beauty of the lake and have a quiet time with God. There was a gentle breeze blowing that added to the pleasant morning. 

There is no established timeline for the duration of each Phase of our Reopening Strategy and movement to the next Phase of our strategy will be determined based upon any additional public health advisories or guidance issued, and the impact our reopening activities have on our community.

Participants will gain a fundamental understanding of chain mail jewelry. They will be taught what tools are needed and how to use them, as well as the materials most commonly used. Students will work with filled silver, filled gold, and anodized aluminum.

Scout, a darling older guy whose owner surrendered him, is black with a gray chin. 

Things to see and do in and around Cumberland County July 15-29.

Pouring is a great way to get marbleized effects, rich color glazes, and add some fun to the painting process. Half the fun is the unpredictable results on the canvas after the cup is flipped.

The fuzzy bumblebees weighed down the petal of the purple petunia blossom as it gathered its nectar.  They use their long hairy tongues to lap up the liquid.

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