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Fairfield Glade has earned the prestigious 2019 Seal of Approval from the American Association of Retirement Communities, the nation’s leading organization for educating local governments and private communities on retiree attraction. 

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The Fairfield Glade Community Club Board of Directors and Cumberland County agree: it's in both parties' interests to return the county's inventory of Fairfield Glade delinquent, foreclosed tax sale properties to the county's active tax rolls, and restore them when sold to be eligible dues-p…

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Fairfield Glade has earned the prestigious 2019 Seal of Approval from the American Association of Retirement Communities, the nation’s leading organization for educating local governments and private communities on retiree attraction. 

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The Fairfield Glade Lions Club hosted their 30th annual golf tournament Sept. 9 at the Heatherhurst Crag golf course.  There were 31 teams that enjoyed a absolutely beautiful day. 

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Hikers in the Glade may have noticed the erosion around and sometimes under the Rotherham Trail. On Nov. 13, facing 30-degree weather, 14 volunteers from the Glade Trail Crew began a six-day project to rehabilitate the north branch of Lick Creek.

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Fairfield Glade Community Club Director of Finance Denise Dickerson presented the club’s budget for 2020. 

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No need to head to the malls or big box stores to take advantage of Thanksgiving Day weekend shopping. Plan to get your Christmas shopping started at the annual Fairfield Glade Christmas Craft Show, beginning Friday, Nov. 29, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and continuing on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 8 …

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Beautiful poinsettias have been planted and nurtured by Cumberland County High School horticultural students since this September. The Fairfield Glade Garden Club will now manage a sale of these poinsettias to the public at two locations beginning Monday, Dec. 2, and continuing through Frida…

Though I usually discuss issues related to the Fairfield Glade Fire Department, I would like to address a matter that is just as close to my heart– veterans! 

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On Friday, Nov. 22, the Fairfield Glade Hiking Group will celebrate the end of the fall hiking season with a pot-luck lunch at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center on Stonehenge Dr. after the morning hike. The hike will be no more than three miles on a Fairfield Glade trail. B…

It's that time of year again, it seems like the sky is falling with leaves and branches coming down everywhere. We are fortunate that we have a place to take all those leaves that have fallen, our leaf and branch dump out by Red's Ale House. This has been a godsend for many and has been work…

Boston's Restaurant was once more the gathering place for fun, food and laughter on Nov. 7 as the Lady Mulligans revisited the highs and lows of this season's outings. Challenged by unpredictable weather, the ladies still managed to accumulate an impressive number of birdies, pars and chip-ins.  

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Good Samaritan Society- Fairfield Glade sponsored a Veterans Day program on Monday, Nov. 11, to honor the residents who served in the nation’s military. The program opened with Army veteran Runyon Lockert, who served during Vietnam, leading attendees in singing “God Bless the USA,” as pianis…

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Stunning contrasting colors announce the splendid arrival of another amazing dawn on the Plateau.

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American Association of Retired Persons sponsored a “Coffee with Cops” event in which the public was invited to Fairfield Glade Police Department to meet with and talk to law enforcement officers from Fairfield Glade Police Department, Crossville City Police and Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. 

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Fairfield Glade Community Club board member Bruce Cox explained the conceptual plans for the Racquet Center renovations at the Board meeting on Oct. 24, in which the Capital Projects Committee worked with the Racquet Sports Committee, Racquet Center staff, board liaisons and general manager …

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Fairfield Glade Resident Services would like to thank the dozens of photographers living here in the Glade who submitted their photographs to appear in the 2020 FGRS Wildlife Calendar. It was extremely hard to pick the 13 pictures you will find in this one-of-a-kind calendar. Thanks also goe…

The Fairfield Glade Hikers will travel 70 miles to the Big South Fork to hike the 6.6 mile Grand Gap Loop trail on Nov. 15. This hike traverses along the rim of the BSF in a serpentine at an elevation of 1,200-1,400 feet for some of the most spectacular views of the BSF gorge. Since this tra…

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Nashville eye surgeon Dr. Ming Wang recently traveled to Cumberland County and gave a very interesting and informative vision care presentation for Fairfield Glade community residents and guests at the FG Library on Oct. 25. 

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Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary hosted “Serving in Style” Fashion Faire 2019 at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center on Oct. 25, sponsored by Good Samaritans Society of Fairfield Glade. 

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Pictured are Fairfield Glade Rotarians at the Alzheimer’s Tennessee Walk in Crossville on Oct.12. Rotarians brought three teams with 43 walkers/donors signed up to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s Tennessee. These individuals and their teams raised a total of $1,605 for the cause. This was i…

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Following an autumn shower on Oct. 27, sunshine makes the leaves of fall as pretty as a flower.

What a beautiful time of year! Leaves changing colors and breathtaking views of surrounding mountains! All is well until the leaves start to fall and cover our lawns and gardens. Oh well, such is life as summer ends and a new season begins.

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The Fairfield Glade Community Club Board approved the recommendations made by the Strategic Planning and Food and Beverage Committees at their Board meeting on Oct. 24.

Happy Hound Realty recently held a fund-raiser event for our Fairfield Glade Fire Department. A check for $5,308 was presented to our department.

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On Friday, Nov. 8, the Fairfield Glade Hikers will travel 40 miles to see a Tennessee treasure, beautiful Virgin Falls in Scott’s Gulf State Natural Area. 

Two of the oldest golf leagues in the Glade, the Grady Group and the LDs, held their annual fall dinner on Thursday, Oct. 24. Golfers and their spouses attended the banquet for socializing, dinner and to recognize changing leadership of the groups. Don Koch turned the reigns over to Roger Ha…

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The Fairfield Glade Men's 18 Hole League wrapped up the season with a two-day league championship held at Dorchester on Oct. 2 and Heatherhurst Brae Oct. 9. Everyone brought their best as we had a large number of people in contention. Each division had their own daily payout scenarios. There…

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The Cumberland County United Fund Fairfield Glade Door-to-Door volunteers are hard at work contacting their neighbors by knocking on doors, having get togethers or writing letters inviting their neighbors to participate in the 2020 United Fund Campaign.  

Make a reservation today for the annual Hospice Holiday Ball hosted by the Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary on Sunday, December 8th at Druid Hills Country Club. The event is an enjoyable way to “dine, dance, and donate” your financial support for the only non-profit Hospice service in Cumbe…

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The Fairfield Glade Hikers will drive to Colditz Cove for an easy 1.5 mile loop hike Nov. 1. The loop features some rock shelters and a walk behind the beautiful 60-foot Northrop Falls. Upon completion, hikers will continue on to Rugby and hike the Rugby Loop Trail beside the Clear Fork Rive…

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The Fairfield Glade Community Club Sewer Department is asking for help from all Fairfield Glade residents in reducing unnecessary, clean water entering the sanitary sewer system. The sewer department's goal is to operate and maintain the sanitary sewer system and Wastewater Treatment Plant a…

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Fairfield Glade Police Department hosted a Disaster Resistant Senior class instructed by Mark Ritchie to give community seniors the edge on being ready for hazards and how to navigate the coming winter safely. Seniors were taught simple hacks and what to always have with them to be better pr…

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A memorial service for Selma Phyllis Sevier Bowman, 89, of Crossville, will be held on Monday, Dec. 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 3075 Miller Avenue, Crossville. She passed away early Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Phyllis was born Aug. 9, 1930, in Livingston (Overton…

Darius Dewayne (Darrell) Hughes, 68, formerly of Crossville, passed away Nov. 19, 2019, at Fort Sanders Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born Aug. 28, 1951, in Crossville, son of the late Dudley Hughes and Lizzie Rose (Bowden) Hughes. He is survived by stepchildren, Kenny, Danny, Roy, Mel…

Ronald Eugene Kerley, 78, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 28. He is preceded in death by his father, George Paul Kerley; mother, Mary Pauline Lowe Kerley; and brother, Donnie Kerley. Ronald is survived by his wife, Mavis Lewis Kerley; son, Jeff Kerley (Sharon); daughter Angie Kerley Brunswic…

Ronald Eugene Kerley, 78, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 28. He is preceded in death by his father, George Paul Kerley; mother, Mary Pauline Lowe Kerley; and brother, Donnie Kerley. Ronald is survived by his wife, Mavis Lewis Kerley; son, Jeff Kerley (Sharon); daughter Angie Kerley Brunswic…

Euteva "Teva" Shannon Rainey passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Floyd Cleveland and Ida Hester Grissom Shannon; sisters, Isabel Shannon Hooks, Dortha L. Shannon Johnson and Frances B. Shannon Morris; brothers, Floyd C. Shannon and Charles E…