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The Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lions Club, CCHS Leo Club and the Medical Center Diabetes Group are sponsoring the 4th Annual Stride Walk April 27 at the at Centennial Park, 837 Industrial Blvd. in Crossville, starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 11 a.m. It is a 1.1-mile walk on a flat surfac…

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"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." Such was George Bernard Shaw's assessment of the aging process a century ago, well before there were planned communities such as Fairfield Glade where opportunities abound for people of all ages to play. Now re…

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Gail Peak, a member of the Crab-Orchard Chapter, DAR, was the guest speaker at the February meeting. Peak gave a presentation about living in England, India, Thailand and China. She is pictured here wearing the traditional kimono of China. The next meeting will be March 21. Due to unforeseen…

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Please join the Fairfield Glade Hikers on Friday, March 22, to hike the Rock Creek Loop. This 7.1-mile moderate hike starts at Hattie Blevins Cemetery and then descends to follow the Rock Creek and Massey Branch for most of the way. This time of year there may be early spring flowers by the …

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The Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lions Club, CCHS Leo Club and the Medical Center Diabetes Group are sponsoring the 4th Annual Stride Walk April 27 at the at Centennial Park, 837 Industrial Blvd. in Crossville, starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 11 a.m. It is a 1.1-mile walk on a flat surfac…

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In spring, the color of daylight in eastern Tennessee is pink; pink from the proliferation of a "bazillion" dogwood blooms. Knoxville and surrounding area communities celebrate the annual phenomenon with the Dogwood Arts Festival.

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My daughter gave me a book for Christmas called Wolves at our Door, by Jim and Jamie Dutcher. It was fascinating. I have loaned the book to four other people and everyone liked it as much as I did. The Dutchers hand-raised captive wolf pups, and then studied them for several years in a large…

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The Fairfield Glade Police Department welcomed the Fairfield Glade Rotary Club to the FGPD building to host the March 5 meeting.

Spring is right around the corner. The days are getting longer and the weather is even warming up a little bit. Best of all, on Saturday, March 16, Fellowship Baptist Church will be serving their annual all-you-can-eat Corned Beef 'N Cabbage Dinner!

The following incidents have been documented by the Fairfield Glade  Police Department for Feb. 24-March 2, 2019:  

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A new season of spring hikes starts with traveling about 65 miles to the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area to hike the four-mile Oscar Blevins Farm Loop on March 15. This hike is rated easy and includes its namesake, the Oscar Blevins Farm, a historic site representative of t…

Cumberland Medical Center will hold its Fairfield Glade Wellness Block Party and Health Fair on Wednesday, March 20, from 7 to 11 a.m. at the CMC Medical Arts Building located at 130 Stonehenge Dr. in Fairfield Glade. The event is free of charge and appointments are not required.  

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The Fairfield Glade Board of Directors is establishing a Project Oversight Committee to work with management on capital projects of $100,000 or more that have been approved by the Board.

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The Fairfield Glade (FG) Hiking Group has planned 12 hikes on Fridays starting March 15. Spring hikes with the FG Hikers will continue through May 31. Anyone interested in hiking in the beautiful mountains of Tennessee is welcome. Hikers will meet at the pavilion near the parking lot that is…

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Fairfield Glade Community Club would like to congratulate Jeff Houston, Director of Golf, for receiving the prestigious Bill Strausbaugh Award for Distinguished Service in mentoring fellow PGA professionals, integrity and character reflecting positively upon the profession, and outstanding i…

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The Plateau PC Users Group (PPCUG) will meet Tuesday, March 12, at Christ Lutheran Church, corner of Snead and Lake View in Fairfield Glade. The meeting will start at 3 p.m. The presentation will begin at 3 p.m., and the Q & A session with their experts will follow. Please note the winte…

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Last week the Good Samaritan Society of Fairfield Glade hosted a meet-and-greet at the Community and Conference Center for the community to meet its new administrator, Brandon Newman.

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The Fairfield Glade Strategic Planning Committee held a town hall focusing on emerging trends, presenting feedback from survey results and gathering input from attending community members at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center on Feb. 26. 

The following incidents have been documented by the Fairfield Glade Police Department for Feb. 17-23, 2019:  

The March meeting of the Friends of the Art Circle Public Library will take place Thursday, March 7, at 9:30 a.m. in the Cumberland Meeting Room of the Art Circle Public Library. Refreshments will be served from 9:30 to 10 a.m., at which time the program will begin featuring the children's l…

On Thursday, March 7, the Kinseekers will study the second in a series of discussions on the more popular migratory routes their ancestors would have traveled getting from where they were to where they wanted to be — and why they chose the routes they did.

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The Saint Francis of Assisi Council 16088 of the Knights of Columbus will again participate in the “40 Cans for Lent” program. This charity program is a simple one-can-per-day donation inspired by Christ’s 40 days of fasting in the desert. The program is meant to connect traditional Lenten a…

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Every year, about this time, I like to write an article about bluebirds. Bluebirds will begin nesting in our area by about the last week in March. This year is going to be the most exciting nesting season yet concerning bluebirds for several reasons.

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Cumberland Medical Center (CMC) adds a second 3D mammography location to its Fairfield Glade (FG) Medical Arts location. The investment was more than $300,000 to help detect breast cancer sooner and increase survival rates.

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Fairfield Glade Community Club would like to thank the sixth annual Fairfield Glade Cupcake Wars judges for sacrificing their New Year’s resolutions for a good cause in support of raising money for local non-profits and charitable organizations. This year the money raised went to support Gir…

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William (Bill) Morgan Anderson of Crossville, a sportsman, patriot, World War II bomber pilot and prisoner-of-war, passed away on Feb. 14, at 96 years of age. He was born on Sept. 24, 1922, in the tiny community of Clifty and grew up in Peavine, located at the end of what is now Drew Howard …

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Blue Ribbon committee has been hard at work putting the finishing touches on this year’s Blue Ribbon Ceremony. The event will be held at the Cumberland Community Complex on April 7, 2019 with doors opening at noon and the ceremony beginn…

The Fairfield Glade Public Works Department has reported Kingsdown Dr. between Meadowview Dr. and London Ct. is closed until further notice due to road erosion. 

“I bet you have seen many changes in the Glade since you started coming here almost 30 years ago.” This is a comment we often hear from people we talk with. There have been many changes and new developments, but as we started reminiscing of those early years, we thought about the Bakery in t…

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Fairfield Glade Community Club (FGCC) hosted their sixth annual Cupcake Wars bringing battling bakers to the frontline of the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center (FGCCC) to wage war on Feb. 13. 

Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary’s first meeting of 2019 will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, March 4, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 7503 Peavine Rd. As you drive up to the building, please park and enter to the right side of the building. The meeting will be held in the fellowship…

“May love and laughter light your days, and warm your heart and home,” and may this Irish Blessing be true for you always and when to our March meeting luncheon you come. Mark your calendar for March 6 to help the Fairfield Glade (FG) Ladies Club enjoy each other’s fellowship, take care of b…

The Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) will be hosting the first of three town hall meetings planned for this year on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 3-5 p.m. in the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center. These meetings are intended to review the strategic planning process being used by the…

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Lately I have been seeing many comments on social media about what to do about chipmunks and squirrels in your yard. It seems that a few folks love the little rodents, but many more want to send them packing. Some people have stated that if they don't do something, their yard will soon be ov…

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In the Jan. 23 printing of the Crossville Chronicle Glade Sun, I mistakenly wrote that the Fairfield Glade Ladies Club’s guest speaker would be Donna Fitzgerald, who in fact, was the FFGLC’s program hostess for the event held on Feb. 6. 

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The PeyBack Foundation, established by former University of Tennessee quarterback, Payton Manning and his wife, Ashley, supports programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for children at risk. The foundation has become a consistent and viable contributor in Colorado, Indiana,…

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