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Feature Article #1

Don’t like to brag … but maybe just this one time?

My parents taught me not to brag. Even when it came to athletic endeavors, Dad always said, “Let your game do the talking.” Well, what’s the fun in that? Just kidding. But this is one time — as word came last week that Apex Energy will halt its plans for the Crab Orchard Wind Farm […]

June 21st, 2017 | Continued

Feature Article #2

Apex Energy suspends its Wind Farm plans

Hotly-contested project put on hold “indefinitely” By JAY MCCARTHY For The Vista There’s joy in Mudville tonight! Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition (CMPC) received word late last week that Apex Energy has announced it has suspended its proposed Crab Orchard Wind Turbine project indefinitely. “Based on current market conditions and the project’s fundamental qualities, “ we […]

June 13th, 2017 | Continued

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Wyndham sells some Glade land holdings, realty business

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor For The Vista The buzz around Fairfield Glade in the past week or two turned out to have some sting to it. Rumors circulating that Wyndham Resorts had sold some of its Fairfield Glade land holdings and entities to a New Jersey-based company. Late last week, clarification came when Wyndham […]

June 7th, 2017 | Continued

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Entering the big debate: Who is better, ’Bron or MJ?

Who you got — Lebron James or Michael Jordan? Jordan has been called the G.O.A.T. (Greatest of all time) by most NBA fans and experts … but the gap is closing — FAST. Some are now saying, in fact, that James — as he leads his Cleveland Cavaliers into the NBA Finals this week against […]

June 1st, 2017 | Continued

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Fourth Annual Art in the Park event set for June 10-11

By PATRICIA FREED For The Vista On the second weekend in June, the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade will present its Fourth Annual Art in the Park event. Enjoy the artistic and musical outdoor sights and sounds of Art in the Park on Saturday, June 10, from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M., and Sunday, June […]

May 18th, 2017 | Continued

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A look back at the Wind Farm journey

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Starting in March of 2016, The Vista — “Fairfield Glade’s Community Newspaper” – informed its readers about the Apex Wind Farm project and the issues it presented to us and all of Cumberland County through nearly 50 articles and commentaries — not including countless Letters to the Editor allowing residents […]

Local author gets Five Stars

For The Vista Fairfield Glade’s Linda Browning got some great news recently regarding her book “Pickett House”. Reviewed by Readers’ Favorite, the book received a Five-Star rating. Here’s what the review had to say: “Pickett House was a very gentle, sweet, and cozy story of a family’s return from loss and grief. The mysteries of […]

June 24 is date for AARF’s Pancake Breakfast and “Big Game Show”

For The Vista AARF (All About Rescue and Fixin’ Inc.) is excited to announce that good seats still remain on sale for their Third Annual fundraiser. They will also host a Free Gourmet Pancake Breakfast on June 24. The Pancake Breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 10 A.M. at the Multi-Purpose Bldg, 455 Lakeview […]

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Rally For Hope golfers net over $4K for cancer

For The Vista The eighth outing for the 2017 Fairfield Glade Women’s 18-Hole Golf League was held Tuesday, June 6, at Heatherhurst Golf Club. This special outing organized by cancer survivor, Mary Beth Stiglin and her committee, was open to all women interested in supporting the league and CMC in their quest to help make […]

Take Village Center survey

Survey for Proposed Concert Park & Village Center Now Available In order to get input from our membership, a survey has been developed regarding the proposed Concert Park and Village Center Concepts. To participate in this survey on line go to: www.surveymonkey.com/r/FGProjects For those members without access to a computer, paper copies of this survey […]

Glade GM Weber says: Get the facts first from him

COMMENTARY BY BOB WEBER FGCC General Manager For The Vista In my first year at Price Waterhouse I remember a sign on one of the Senior Manager’s desk that read “Get the Facts First.” Unfortunately we live in a world where information is so readily available we have a tendency to believe everything we hear […]

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Be ready – it’s tornado season

By MIKE WILLIAMS Fairfield Glade Police Chief For The Vista The test of the Fairfield Glade Tornado Warning Siren will now be conducted on the first Thursday of every month at 12 P.M. This will ensure that our system is working properly as well as preventative maintenance can be conducted at this time. Tornadoes are […]

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Gladers learn it “In the Classroom”

For The Vista The month of June is in full swing with some wonderful “In the Classroom” classes designed for all ages and interests. Booklets with all the details for each class are available now in the conference center. Check out the new monitor in the CCC that displays the lineup for “In the Classroom” […]

Glade Planning answers questions

By FFGCC STRATEGIC PLANNING COMM. For The Vista Thank you for your emails received in response to the town hall meetings and the letter written by Oliver Dossmann to our residents. As residents ourselves, we care about our community and its future and we are truly grateful for the opportunity to serve as members of […]

FFGCC explains Discovery Center purchase

By BOB DILLER Glade Board President For The Vista Q. Why does the Police Department need more space? A. Currently the Police Dept. has one office and an entrance lobby with space for two desks inside the fire dept. building as well as a second story space temporarily on loan from Wyndham. The police dept. […]

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Why We Live Here

All of the golf courses in Fairfield Glade are beautiful and can make a golfer stop and pause to admire the scenery. One such place is Heatherhurst Brae’s 4th hole. This picturesque Par 5 features a babbling brook that creates two fun approach shots. The covered bridge offers a trek to head to your ball […]

Art Guild Announces Winners of the Spring Bounty Art Show

By Patricia Freed For The Vista The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Spring Bounty Art Show. This show is unique because the public has the opportunity to choose the winners. During April, gallery visitors viewed the show’s artwork and voted for their top five favorites. The […]

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Strides Walk nets 7K to fight Diabetes

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The weatherman contributed a beautiful day on April 29th for the Second Annual Strides Walk to help fight Diabetes. It was a bit windy but that helped cover up the high eighty degree temperature. 122 faithful walkers and seven pet dogs participated in taking “One step at a time” […]

Senate vote last Thursday freezes Wind Farm project

By JAY MCCARTHY & CRAIG CLARK For The Vista On April 25th, the Tennessee House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly (85 to 3) in favor of Bill HB1021. But nothing was official until the Senate gave its stamp of approval. That happened last Thursday when SB1336 was passed with the same thunderous approval in Nashville— with […]

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The Fairfield Glade community were on the receiving end of several thunderstorms last week. One storm — packing strong straight-line winds — caused this tree to uproot onto a house located at 143 Lakeside Drive in Fairfield Glade. With all the rain accumulated of late, the soil was very wet which, coupled with the winds, […]