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Lots of people have a bucket list. A bucket list is a list of things you want to accomplish before you “kick the bucket.” I am sure that doing the same old, same old, is not on your bucket list. Neither is watching one more episode of some “non-reality” show on TV, or completing the chores a…

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Fairfield Glade Art Guild held its 10th annual Judged and Juried Fine Arts Show, announcing the award winners for their work at the show opening reception on Friday, Aug. 2. 

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The “Ride to the Sky” is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14. The cycling event will include 10-mile, 36-mile, 62-mile and 100-mile route options. After completing a route, cyclists will enjoy a BBQ lunch and local craft brews. Proceeds from the event will benefit Carmen’s Fund, a free CPR educ…

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Fairfield Glade Art Guild held its 10th annual Judged and Juried Fine Arts Show, announcing the award winners for their work at the show opening reception on Friday, Aug. 2. 

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Randy Boyd, founder of PetSafe, presented Fairfield Glade Dog Park board members with the $25,000 Dog Park Dash Grant by the Boyd Foundation on Wednesday, Aug. 7, in the presence of many residents and their four-legged friends who often come to the park. 

The Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) will be hosting the final of three town hall meetings planned for this year on Thursday, Aug. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center.

I would like to thank everyone who attended our second pancake breakfast. Thanks also to the firefighters, spouses, and volunteers for their dedicated help in making this event successful. Several area dignitaries attended including Alan Foster, our Cumberland County Mayor. Special thanks to…

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It’s all about the children, as House of Hope executive director Denise Melton receives Fairfield Glade Community Club’s donation of collected school supplies for her to disperse into the community to assist families in need for their students. The donation presentation took place on Aug. 1 …

The Fairfield Glade Lions Club is currently busy finalizing play for the 30th Annual Golf Tournament. It will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Heatherhurst Crag Golf Course with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. It will be a four-person scramble for Men-Ladies and Mixed Flights with the entry fee s…

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Fairfield Glade Volunteer Fire Department held a Town Hall Meeting on July 26 to address the public with the department’s issues, namely the theft of funds, measures taken to defend against theft in the future, budget and current financial standing.

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Cannon boss! The cannon ball contest at the Back to School Pool Party at Druid Hills is not taken lightly– or dryly. Contest participants cannon ball like a boss.

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I didn’t move to Tennessee for the wildlife, although I can see why a person might. I have lived in six states and my neighborhood in Tennessee has a bigger variety of regularly seen animals than most places in the U.S.

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The world is very connected now because of phones, tablets and computers. This allows people to be almost constantly connected to their families, coworkers and even strangers. While modern technology can help to improve efficiency, broaden knowledge, and widen social networks, it also has in…

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Carrying on the tradition, the Cumberland County United Fund will present its annual golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 17 at the beautiful and challenging Dorchester Golf Course in Fairfield Glade. The tee off will begin at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start.  

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In a celebration of patriotism, the Plateau Chapter 1015 Vietnam Veterans of America Color Guard conducted a flag-folding ceremony for residents of Good Samaritan Society-Fairfield Glade on July 24. 

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The Fairfield Glade board of directors announced that the extensive renovations to the Community and Conference Center have begun and construction is expected to be finished by Sept. 14. The FG board of directors believe residents will be very pleased with the updates. In the meantime, resid…

The Fairfield Glade Lions Club inducted Sammy Frogg into the club at the July 15 meeting. Frogg was born in Oak Ridge, TN. He graduated from Roane County High School and earned his college degrees from the University of Tennessee Knoxville and Chattanooga. He played on the 1998 UT football t…

The Memory Loss Care Group meets at 11 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Fairfield Glade Baptist Church in room 156. Each month, speakers provide care and coping information on relative topics for those caring for a loved one with dementia. There are 70 different aspects or di…

Everyone is invited to Fellowship Baptist Church’s Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Aug. 10. Who doesn't love spaghetti with meatballs, fresh garlic bread, tossed salad, desserts and beverages, all for just $8 per adult? Children that are 10 years and younger can choose spaghetti or a ho…

The Center for Lifelong Learning is being revived in Crossville to enrich the lives of adults, especially seniors, through continued learning. The classes will cover a wide range of topics including some of interest to hikers, trail-builders and nature-lovers who are on this email list. The …

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Pulled pork and pigskin! Everybody enjoyed a good picnic with live music, good friends and family around at the Blues, Brews and BBQ in Fairfield Glade. 

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Fairfield Glade Resident Services will hold a community information event (CIE) on their Five Wishes program at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center, 128 Stonehenge Dr., on Monday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon. There is no registration, no fee and a free legal document availabl…

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Fairfield Glade is one of the 30 communities awarded the Dog Park Dash Grant funded by the Boyd Foundation. Longtime animal advocates, Randy and Jenny Boyd founded The Boyd Foundation in 2018 to support animal welfare and youth education in Tennessee. The Tennessee Dog Park Dash is funded by…

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Anthony Hodges of Chattanooga was recently presented with the Civil War Remembrance Award by the Julia Ann Marcum Chapter, National Society Daughters of the Union, 1861-1865, at the society’s national conference in Murfreesboro, TN, in recognition of his extraordinary effort and outstanding …

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A Fairfield Glade home caught on fire at 15 Hickory Cove Ln. owned by Melissa Brown on Thursday, July 4. Fairfield Glade Volunteer Fire Department responded, assisted by Cumberland County Fire Department in mutual aid. Upon arriving, firefighters found Brown in the driveway uninjured. She wa…

HonorAir Knoxville announced the April 2020 flight will honor East Tennessee women Veterans. The flight will give them an opportunity to see the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Washington, DC that was built to honor their service. The Women’s Memorial is the only major nati…

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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 department's goal is to operate and maintain the sanitary sewer system and wastewater treatment plant as effic…

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Recently on social media I have seen more than one post of someone saying that they saw a raccoon or a skunk out during the day. Immediately there was a mixture of responses ranging from, “call someone, a raccoon out during the day has rabies” to “no problem, it is just a mother looking for …

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The Fairfield Glade Bass Club and the FFG Recreation Department held the Annual Kids Fishing Derby on Mirror Lake. The event saw approximately 60 kids participate in the Fishing Derby. The Recreation Department provided trophies to the top four winners: Boys Largest Fish, Boys Most Fish, Gir…

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An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in conjunction with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, found the former treasurer for the Fairfield Glade Volunteer Fire Department stole more than $300,000 from the department over a ten-month period.

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Carol Skiles shows her Independence Day pride at the Fairfield Glade Fire Department’s pancake breakfast. She chatted with locals and helped raise funds for the Fire Department. Hats off to her! 

The following incidents have been documented by the Fairfield Glade Police Department for June 30-July 6, 2019:  

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Kathy Groves, a Quiltworx Certified Instructor, will address and present her trunk show “How To Eat An Elephant – What does it take to tackle a Judy Niemeyer Quilt?”at the Fan-Tastic Quilt Guild Membership Meeting on Friday, July 19. The meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the Fai…

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The Fairfield Glade Rotary Club recently showed its support of Alzheimer’s Tennessee. Pictured, from left, are Colleen Mall, Rotarian who presented the donation to the organization; Amanda Armstrong, development director in Knoxville; Lynn Drew, Plateau regional director; Melanie Hendricks, …

The following committees are taking applications for members: Architectural Control Committee, Environmental Committee, Financial Advisory Committee (resume required), Food and Beverage Committee (resume required), Golf Committee, Lakes Committee, Property Standards Committee, Racquet Sports…

The Fairfield Glade Lions Club is currently busy finalizing plays for the Thirtieth Annual Golf Tournament. It will be held Saturday, September 7, at the Heatherhurst “Crag” Golf Course with a shot-gun start at 8 a.m. It will be a four-person scramble for men-ladies and mixed flights with th…

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With Peavine Rd. on track for completion in November 2020, residents of Fairfield Glade are turning their attention to life after road construction.

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The Silent Auction is an important and enjoyable part of the Art Guild’s 2019 Golf Tournament Fundraiser. Filled with popular, sought-after items donated by generous individuals and business sponsors, the Silent Auction and après-golf luncheon are both open to the public. After the tournamen…

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The following incidents have been documented by the Fairfield Glade  Police Department 

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On a visit to her Nana and Papa’s, Royal Robertson gets a glimpse of Fairfield Glade from horseback as Wildwood Stables’ AJ Bennett leads Levi on the grounds of The Square on Saturday, June 29, at Family Fun Day as part of the Glade’s Independence Day celebration lineup.

“Life is beautiful if you are on the road to somewhere.” — Orhan Pamuk

Mark your calendars to join in the fun at the second annual Blues, Brews & BBQ on Saturday, July 20, from 2-7 p.m. This exciting event will be held at The Square (park area the corner of Peavine Rd. and Stonehenge Dr.) and will feature craft beer from Red Silo, Jig Head, Calfkiller, Wooh…

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Dustin Lee Parker, 39, of Clarksville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Tennova Healthcare in Clarksville. He was born Aug. 7, 1980, in Crossville, son of Melvin Romond Parker and Donelda "Donna" Josephine (Walkinshaw) Parker. After serving in both the Marine Corps and then the Army, …

Linda Ann Rediker, 67, was born on May 24, 1952, to Walter and Doris Tyson in Jacksonville, FL. She passed away on Aug. 5, 2019. Linda worked at the Fairfield Glade clinic for CMC as a receptionist. She is survived by her husband, Roger Rediker; son, Raymond Braddock; two stepsons, Jeff (Abb…

Freddie Joyce Glascock, 81, of Crossville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Uplands Village in Pleasant Hill. She was born Feb. 25, 1938, in Gordonsville, TN, daughter of the late Fred McDonald and Madeline (Hooper) McDonald. Longtime resident of Cumberland County, she and her family m…

James Uyles Cobb, "Bud," 84, was born on Sept. 19, 1934, and passed from this life on Aug. 8, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Jeane Hammons Cobb; daughter, Debbie Cross and husband, William; sons, Lyle Cobb and wife, Angie, and Tony Cobb and wife, Jerrie; 11 grandchildren; 15 great…