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The Fairfield Glade sewer department is making plans for future growth and needs through its 10-year master plan.

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The Fairfield Glade sewer department is making plans for future growth and needs through its 10-year master plan.

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Rita Christmas, Good Samaritan Society of Fairfield Glade’s administrative assistant (as well as professional clown and balloon artist) put a smile on everyone’s face last week and let their residents know how much they mean to them. “Thank you, Rita!” said Lisa Williams, sales and marketing…

I have had several residents in Fairfield Glade asking me, “What can we do in our homes and community to help prevent this virus from spreading?” 

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Before we discuss the topic of COVID-19, we want to stress the importance of being aware of possible scammers as they attempt to take advantage of the generosity of many seniors who are motivated to help those in need. 

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A tree fell onto a home on Rugby Rd. in Fairfield Glade during early morning storms that swept through Cumberland County Sunday.

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Crab Orchard Utility District General Manager Everett Bolin hopes utility districts in the area can come together to find long-term solutions to the need for more water on the Plateau.

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Fairfield Glade Police Department Chief Michael Williams has launched a non-emergent COVID-19 Hotline to assist the community’s most vulnerable residents with getting essential needs met. 

If you have visited the Fairfield Glade Resident Services’ website (www.fgrservices.org), or the FGRS Facebook page, you are aware that FGRS is working to help our community get through this difficult period of time, realizing that our population, if infected, can be at high risk due to the …

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Fairfield Glade Resident Services (FGRS) has begun a free prescription delivery program for those who are self-quarantined during the COVID-19 crisis.

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On Friday, March 20, we announced the shut-down of all of our facilities and amenities. That was a decision that the Board of Directors did not take lightly.

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The excitement was evident as Lanie Wall and Pam Edwards, co-Presidents of the Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary, presented Cumberland County Hospice Board President Norm Torrey and Hospice of Cumberland Director Ginny Dyer, a $52,000 check. This check represented the proceeds from several e…

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Fairfield Glade Police Department Chief Michael Williams has launched a non-emergent COVID-19 Hotline to assist the community’s most vulnerable residents with getting essential needs met. 

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Fairfield Glade Community Club will shut down operations in all their facilities as of closing today due to COVID-19. 

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Fairfield Glade Volunteer Fire Department is blessed in the community to have dedicated volunteer firefighting professionals, with support of their families to keep the community safe and secure here in Fairfield Glade.  

The following incidents have been documented by the Fairfield Glade Police Department for the period March 1–7, 2020:  

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The Machine Embroidery Sewing Society, better known as MESS, put their unique skills to work for the residents of Dominion, Life Care Center and Wyndridge assisted living and memory care facilities by creating and donating Fiddle Pads on March 9. 

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The Fairfield Glade Fire Department will be increasing its fundraising efforts in the coming year as it works to save up for vital equipment purchases in the coming years.

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On Friday, March 13, the Fairfield Glade Hiking Group will hike in the Big South Fork on the John Litton Farm Loop Trail. This six-mile trek is rated moderate and is an example of a Cumberland Plateau Farmstead. Not only will they hike to this 1901 site to see a barn, house and small shelter…

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Fairfield Glade Community Club would like to thank everyone who have participated in efforts to assist the victims of the March 3 tornadoes in Cookeville. So many community members donated items to the Fairfield Glade Police Department to give to those affected by the tornado. Due to the ove…

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Almost 50 people gathered at the boat ramp of Lake Glastowbury on March 5 to kick off the annual Hike for Health series. The event coincided with a wellness block party and health fair held at the CMC Wellness Complex and Medical Arts Building. See more pictures here: https://zenfolio.page.l…

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The Veterans and First Responder Memorial organization is now an official 501(c)(3) non-profit. At the Fairfield Glade Board meeting on Feb. 27, VFRM board secretary Phil Smith presented an update regarding their submitted 2019 annual report. 

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Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church’s “Crafters for Missions” began the 2020 season Feb. 4 in the church fellowship hall. The crafters work every Tuesday 9 a.m.-noon February to October on items for their fall Arts and Crafts Sale. 

At wine club, every once in a while, we will come across a corked wine. Even in my own wine cellar, I have waited too long and a corked wine has started to turn, meaning it has soured. A few weeks ago, I mentioned cooking sherry and sherry vinegar. The Old French word for “sour wine” is vyn …

Now through March 18, Fairfield Glade Garden Club is accepting applications for their Helena Schmidt Scholarships. Scholarships are available to graduating seniors of Cumberland County high schools who meet the following criteria:

Reminder: At 1 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Multipurpose room (Druid Hills) will be the FGFD town hall meeting presented by the Fire Board. A question-and-answer session for residents will follow presentations by Fire Board members, FGFD staff and Chief Bobby Smith. Hope to see you there. 

I mailed a package the other day and was still in my tennis attire. So when I asked about stamps, the lady informed me she had some tennis stamps. I was excited and bought some.  

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Cumberland County Playhouse members and board met for the Annual Meeting at CCP on Feb. 23, in which Playhouse supporters, volunteers, employees and students were presented with awards following the business meeting and an energetic performance of the “Me Ole Bamboo” by the young cast member…

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Golfers teed off at the Dorchester Golf Club for a 9-hole scramble hosted by Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity Saturday, Feb. 1, for the Chili Open Golf tournament. It was a success due to the collective efforts of our Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity sponsors, supporters, and vol…

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“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, "Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” 

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Fairfield Glade Fire Department will have its first 2020 community town hall meeting at 1 p.m. on March 5, at the Fairfield Glade Library/Multipurpose Building in meeting rooms A and B.

Last week, when we had our Tennessee “snowed-in day,” it reminded me of similar days in Ohio. I loved looking out the window and seeing the ground blanketed as if God had thrown a huge comforter over this part of the area. I was content to read, sip tea, and do a bit of cooking. It felt like…

The first meeting of 2020 will be held on Monday, March 2, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Sheehan  Hall, 7503 Peavine Rd. A brief social time will begin at 2:30 p.m., and the meeting will be called to order at 3 p.m.  

The following incidents have been documented by the Fairfield Glade Police Department for the period Feb. 9–15, 2020: 2/10 Admiral Circle. Arrest. A motorist was arrested for reckless driving and driving on a revoked license.

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Well, it is that time of year again. No, not the time for February winter blues, not time for March madness basketball (quite yet), and not time for hummingbirds, although they are on their way.

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The Crossville Breakfast and Fairfield Glade Rotary Clubs sponsored five outstanding Stone Memorial High School students who participated in the annual September Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference at Camp Nakanawa in Crossville, TN. 

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Theresa Maddox, Facility Administer of Cumberland House, happily accepted a check from Pam Edwards and Lanie Wall, co-Presidents of the Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary, during the Dec. 16, meeting. This “wish” presentation for $2,833.47 was added to another $1,000 donation for a total of $…

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 Early morning on Thursday, Feb. 13, Fairfield Glade residents awake to the damage left behind by the strong storm system that brought 2 inches of rain, flooding and straight-line winds with gusts up to 48 mph.

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Obituaries

F. "Maezelle" Dixon, 79, of Crossville, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Saturday, April 4, 2020. She was born April 11, 1940, in Overton County, daughter of the late Virgil Carter and Gladys Masters Carter. Maezelle worked for many years at Flowers Bakery in…

Richard L. Kuhns was born Dec. 19, 1941, in Monroe, MI, to Harold Glenn and Lucille V. (Grinder) Kuhns. He moved to Tennessee in 2001. Richard passed away at his home on Thursday, April 2, 2020. No services are scheduled. Richard Kuhns was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Betty J…

Mrs. Betty Ann Davis, 71, of Crossville, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday April 1, 2020, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her son, Mark Davis; parents, James Leonard and Annie Hazel Vann Schubert; two sisters, Willie Clyde Davis and Margaret Pelfrey;…