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On Friday, Oct. 18, the Fairfield Glade Hikers will travel approximately one hour to Fall Creek Falls State Park for an easy 4.4-mile hike along Fall Creek Falls Lake on Gilbert Gaul Trail. As they hike near the lake, hopefully the forest will be in its fall colors and many of the lake birds…

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Positively Glade will be sponsoring an informative meeting with TennGreen —Tennessee’s oldest accredited, statewide land conservancy — at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Community and Conference Center. 

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The Fairfield Glade Lions Club is holding its annual Wisconsin Cheese sale at the Village Green Mall, 126 Stonehenge Dr. The sale will run Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. until they sell out. They will have extra sharp cheddar, Swiss, bacon cheddar, Monterey Jack apple cin…

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Sunrise on the Plateau! This photo was snapped at just the right time early one morning from Fairfield north. 

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Positively Glade will be sponsoring an informative meeting with TennGreen —Tennessee’s oldest accredited, statewide land conservancy — at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Community and Conference Center. 

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It is not always the big and obvious that you enjoy the most and remember the best. For me, it might be that hole-in-the-wall bar with pizza and local beer, instead of the highly advertised steak house and fine wine. Well, we stumbled onto one of those small gems last week in Chattanooga. 

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Fairfield Glade General Manager Bob Weber explains the Stonehenge Golf Clubhouse renovation plans during the Fairfield Glade Community Club Board meeting on Sept. 26. The renovations will take place in two phases to schedule around the club’s spring openings and busy seasons. Stonehenge will…

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Tammie Becker and Loni Seiber bring big Labradoodle Carter for his bandana for participating with them on the hiking trails for the 2019 Cumberland County Hiking Marathon.

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The board consists of five property owner directors at-large, one declarant director and one interval owners director. Each director is responsible for representing the needs of the entire community.

Fulfilling the requests of many photographers, a “Selecting, Enhancing, Sharing, Filing & Storage of Your Photos” class has been scheduled for Oct. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fairfield Glade Community Center. The presenter is award winning photographer Ed Stone who also lives in the Glade. …

We haven't forgotten the disaster that struck Gatlinburg on Nov. 28, 2016. A hot, dry autumn fueled what the mayor of Gatlinburg called "a fire for the history books." Before it was controlled, 14 lives were lost, 190 people were injured and and more than 2,400 structures were damaged or des…

Pickup routes will begin Nov. 11 (please don’t set bags along the roadside before this date) and will continue through Dec. 13. No leaves or sticks will be picked up after this date. Residents are requested to bag all their leaves (weight limit of 40 lbs.) and place in an area along the stre…

The Fairfield Glade Fire Department is 100% staffed by men and women that volunteer their time to protect our community. We protect our community of approximately 8,300 residents and responded to 200-plus calls last year. 

On Friday, Oct. 11, the Fairfield Glade hikers will travel 62 miles to hike the 7.1-mile Rock Creek Loop in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. The hike's trailhead is at the Hattie Blevins Cemetery and from here drops down and follows Rock Creek, which is a significant tr…

Going fast across the water is one of life's great pleasures for many boat owners. We understand that. And while that may be OK in some bodies of water, the lakes of Fairfield Glade are not among them. There's a good reason for the No Wake Policy on all our lakes.

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“It is said that it takes a community to raise a child,” said VIS President Linda Simmons, “but it also takes dedicated board members to raise a nonprofit 100% volunteer organization.”

On Thursday, Oct. 10, Positively Glade will sponsor a presentation at 3 p.m. at the Glade Library Room A/B in which Fairfield Glade Director of Golf  Jeff Houston will present a comprehensive review of the remaining 2019 and upcoming 2020 plans for golf operations. Houston’s presentation wil…

It is both an honor and a privilege to be selected as the President of the Fairfield Glade Community Club Board of Directors. I appreciate the trust and confidence that my fellow board members have shown by their decision, and it is humbling when I consider the responsibilities that come wit…

On Friday, Oct. 4, the group will travel about 60 miles to the Big South Fork to hike the Honey Creek Loop Trail. This trail has some of the most beautiful and rugged terrain in the Big South Fork NRRA.

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The Food & Beverage Committee submitted their recommendations for operations going forward at the Fairfield Glade Community Club Annual Meeting Sept. 20. The slideshow of their recommendations for our F&B Operations and video of the presentation is available on the Club's website und…

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What do a flower pot, shopping bags and solar garden lights have to do with surviving a winter disaster? Plan to attend a two-hour seminar to find out more and how to prepare a readiness kit for most winter emergencies.

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When many people think of wildflowers, they think of spring. You know, “April showers bring May flowers.” Hiking clubs plan wildflower hikes in the spring and wildflower festivals are always early in the year. But wildflowers don’t just bloom in May. Some of the best wildflowers are blooming…

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Members of the 46th annual Fairfield Glade Ladies Invitational Golf Tournament committee met Aug. 26 in the Art Circle Public Library Children’s Reading Room to present a total of $10,500 to Denise Melton with House of Hope, Tammy Stewart with the Cumberland County Imagination Library and Li…

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Nationally renown comedians Taylor Mason and Bob Stromberg will offer Comedy for a Cause IV Friday at Central Baptist Church in Crossville. 

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Directly following the Fairfield Glade Community Club Annual Meeting, the board held their executive session to elect new board officers for 2019-’20. They are President Ken Flierl, Vice President Phil Birdsall, Treasurer Bruce Cox, Secretary Jeani Miller and Parliamentarian Steve Smith.

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As fall officially begins so does the Cumberland County United Fund door-to-door campaign in Fairfield Glade. The 2020 campaign runs from Sept. 27–Nov. 15. 

The Fairfield Glade Fire Department just completed our third and final 2019 pancake breakfast during the Labor Day weekend. Attendance was 1,355 adults and 21 children.

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The Quilts of Valor mission is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.

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In honor of 9/11’s National Day of Service and Remembrance, Fairfield Glade Community Club and Cumberland Medical Center held a special moment honoring first responders for all they do each and every day to help and protect our community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Fairfield Glade Boa…

The regular membership meeting of the Fairfield Glade Fantastic Quilt Guild will be Friday, Sept. 20, beginning at 9 a.m. at the FG Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (231 Westchester Drive). There will be a short business meeting, followed by the program which will feature several guild membe…

Who/what is C5? Christian Counseling Center of Cumberland County has been serving the mental health and family needs of folks in and around Cumberland County since September of 2002. We decided it was time to throw a party and you’re invited to celebrate with us!

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On Sunday, Aug. 25, Girl Scout Troop 2801 had a wonderful time learning what geocaching is, how to make a cache and how to go geocaching. They would like to thank John Conrad, his wife and friends for helping give the Girl Scouts this opportunity. These Girl Scouts are now ready for the Cumb…

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Last week’s Music & Memory fundraiser at Spike’s Sports Grille created both.

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Most people get about as close to wasps as a can of flying insect killer will spray. We don't like things that can sting and hurt us. But wasps are much more important, beneficial and interesting than most people realize.

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A fun and interesting year is in store for members of Neighbors and Newcomers after the board of directors recently met to plan their 2019-’20 year.

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The year 2020 will be big for Fairfield Glade as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of our founding. The Fairfield Glade 50th Anniversary logo made its debut at the Labor Day Mirror Lake Blast concert on Sept. 2  The 50th Anniversary Committee introduced the special anniversary logo which wil…

The Fairfield Glade Club will learn about the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency at their Sept. 18 meeting. Mime Barnes, the featured speaker, will be giving an overview of the agency and some common nuisance issues that will be of interest to the group. 

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Current and retired firefighters, police, EMS and their spouses attend the 9/11 Memorial Mass to remember 9/11 at St. Francis of Assisi on Sunday, Sept. 8, honoring the emergency service personnel who served their cities that day and everyday.

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Barb Fritz takes part in a fall risk assessment with David Manestar, MPT, from Cumberland Medical Center at Safety Day in Fairfield Glade on Aug. 29.

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Ellie Lucas shows her four-legged friend Bridget and wins in the “Matching” category and also “Best Talent” during the Pet Parade held as part of the Labor Day festivities Aug. 31.

Cumberland Medical Center will hold its Fairfield Glade Wellness Block Party and Health Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 7 to 11 a.m. at the CMC Medical Arts Building, 130 Stonehenge Dr. in Fairfield Glade. The event is free of charge and appointments are not required. 

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Venable Lane Kearley, 75, of Crossville passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at Cumberland Medical Center. He was born Jan. 6, 1944, in Crossville, and he was a utility maintenance worker for the city of Crossville. He is survived by wife, Karen Kearley; son, Michael Kearley; sisters, Georgia …