Business

Glade Board rescinds 2% surcharge on preferred cards

For The Vista Many have commented on the proposed 2% surcharge that was to be applied when topping up the Preferred Member Card by using a credit card as payment. This was considered to assist with offsetting some of the charges incurred by the Club for credit card processing thereby giving us more money to […]

13Nov2014 | Continued

Community Club to begin charging processing fee on credit card payments

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club has announced that, beginning Dec. 1, it will be issuing a surcharge for all credit card use and purchases at Glade venues. The Club says that it currently incurs over $200,000 in annual credit card fees on all transactions paid with credit cards. These fees equate to […]

5Nov2014 | Continued

Friends of Peavine make their reply to TDOT

By CATHY TIPTON For The Vista In May 2014, the Friends of Peavine received a request for information from TDOT’s Beautification Office. Their eight questions below are in response to the Friends’ September 2013 request to have Peavine Road included in the protections afforded by the Tennessee Scenic Parkway regulations. In an effort to keep […]

16Oct2014 | Continued

Weber receives update from TDOT via Sexton letter

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor State Representative Cameron Sexton recently notified Fairfield Glade Community Club General Manager of the latest news from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) concerning the current status of Peavine Road expansion. Sexton provided Weber with a letter from, John C. Schroer, Commissioner of TDOT, dated Sept. 12, that reads: “Dear […]

8Oct2014 | Continued

Vote for Glade incorporation study important

COMMENTARY By GERRY MILLER For The Vista Admittedly the issue of incorporating our community into a city is an emotional one. Some are for it, some are not. Yet, at no time have the members ever been given the facts on which to base an opinion. The 2005-06 incorporation committee came the closest until its […]

20Aug2014 | Continued
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Lions Club honors members at its June meeting

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The June meeting marks the end of the fiscal year for all Lions Clubs. New officers are installed to start their term beginning July 1 and many awards are presented to members for their service to the Club and community. The first award presented at the Fairfield Glade June […]

2Jul2014 | Continued

Start to Peavine Road widening project nearing

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Now that County government has fixed the awful road conditions and all those nasty potholes, the focus along Peavine Road now turns to its expansion. The long-awaited widening of Peavine may finally be close at hand, according to County Mayor Kenneth Carey. In a recent board meeting, Carey said that […]

4Jun2014 | Continued

With a storm on the horizon, there’s a solution

Plan to safeguard Glade water supply seems viable COMMENTARY By JIM ARBER Special To The Vista Part II of II Up here on the Plateau we’re sailing along in pretty good shape. No big political or economic storms on the horizon, not a lot of crime, no unforeseen difficult events. OK, so the population here […]

13May2014 | Continued
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Young Fairfield Glade builder garners national recognition

For The Vista A young professional who’s literally helping build the future of Fairfield Glade has just achieved national recognition for his work. On March 20, Isaac Zuercher, the president and co-founder of Zurich Homes — right here on Peavine Road just outside Fairfield Glade — was named to the 2014 Professional Builder “40 Under […]

8Apr2014 | Continued

Scarlett to run for Cumberland County Mayor

For The Vista Doug Scarlett — the owner of Scarlett Catering in Fairfield Glade — has announced his candidacy for Cumberland County Mayor. Scarlett has previous experience as a two-term mayor of  Vernon, Michigan, which gives him experience in dealing with municipal governments and state agencies. He also has experience as a Police Officer, Fireman […]

13Mar2014 | Continued

Board of Directors says closing of Glade post office is “not in best interests of Community”

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Board of Directors shares the following information with you regarding our Post Office for which the Community Club is the contracting party with the United States Postal Service: Under a recently proposed performance based contract from the United States Postal Service, the Fairfield Glade Community Club would have its […]

7Jan2014 | Continued

The Eagle has landed — for breakfast

There have been several Bald Eagle sightings in Fairfield Glade but none perhaps as stunning as this one. On a bright Sunday morning recently on Lake Pomeroy, Glade resident Rosemary Wells was thrilled by this Eagle in action. Above left, the Eagle swooped down to catch its breakfast — an unsuspecting fish. Then, above right, […]

9Dec2013 | Continued
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Fairfield Glade volunteers are taking the United Fund’s Door-to-Door Campaign to the streets!

For The Vista Fairfield Glade volunteers are taking the United Fund’s Door-to-DoorCampaign to the streets! Co-Chairpersons Judy Brooks and Sara Drake announce the United Fund’s Fairfield Glade Door-to-Door Campaign is off to a good start.  More than $7,000 has been turned in toward the Fairfield Glade goal of $50,000 that is part of the United […]

17Sep2013 | Continued

Friends of Peavine Send Request

For The Vista  After months of petitions, contacting local businesses and community leaders, writing letters, and making hundreds of phone calls, on Wednesday, September 11, Friends of Peavine officially requested the TDOT commissioner designate Peavine Road a scenic parkway. In making this announcement, Tipton said, “It’s been a long process, and we’re grateful to all […]

17Sep2013 | Continued

Last Chance to Vote for FGCC Board of Director

By CYD RIEDE FGCC Election Chairman For The Vista Ballots for the upcoming election of Directors have been mailed to all community club members in good standing. All ballots must be signed by the property owner, as well as the proxy (if applicable); unsigned ballots will be rejected. Detailed instructions for completing the ballot are […]

4Sep2013 | Continued

The proposed Druid Hills pool facilities on the way

For The Vista The proposed new facilities to replace this 40-year old complex will include a check-in booth, covered pavilion, men’s and women’s locker rooms, storage space, a covered sitting area and a snack bar. The snack bar will serve soft drinks, snacks, hot dogs and deli sandwiches. There will also be an open area […]

4Sep2013 | Continued

Wyndham says: Come on in!

From groundbreaking to the finished product — the new Welcome Center says one thing loud and clear — Wyndham will be an integral part of the Fairfield Glade community for years to come By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Fairfield Glade and Wyndham resorts. Wyndham and Fairfield Glade. A symbiotic match if there ever was one. […]

28Aug2013 | Continued

Ballots distributed for 2013 Community Club Board election

By CYD RIEDE FGCC Election Chairman For The Vista Ballots for the upcoming election of Directors have been mailed to all community club members in good standing. Members owning ten (10) or more lots will receive a special ballot consolidating the number of eligible votes onto one ballot form. The multi-property ballot will be marked […]

12Aug2013 | Continued
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Ladies Club busy making donations

The Fairfield Glade Ladies Club has been busy of late making donations to various organizations and causes. Below, Viva Bosland, President of the Ladies Club, recently met with the Officers of NAMI, and presented a donation to endorse the organization’s dedication to those with mental health issues.  More than 550 members of the club worked […]

24Jul2013 | Continued
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Celik installed as new Rotary Club President

For The Vista Chris Celik was installed as the new President of the Fairfield Glade Rotary Club for the 2013-14 year recently. This occurred during the club’s annual installation dinner held June 25 at the Fairfield Glade Conference & Community Center. Outgoing President Bob Henderson congratulated Chris Celik before handing over the club’s gravel. Assistant […]

9Jul2013 | Continued