Business

FGCC answers questions about new water line

For The Vista In answer  to several questions which have been received regarding the water line recently installed across Stonehenge Drive, please note the following items from the Fairfield Glade Community Club: • This line starts on Peavine Road at Weigels and runs to the Peavine Mountain water tank near the Good Samaritan Society facility. […]

9Nov2017 | Continued

Board says 2017 projects finished; purchases golf Simulator for $61K

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor For The Vista Among the highlights from the Fairfield Glade Board of Directors meeting held last week was the review of Master Plan items and the purchase of a Golf Simulator. The Board, along with General Manager Bob Weber, pointed out that all major projects for 2017 are completed — […]

2Nov2017 | Continued

Conrad provides first report

By JOHN CONRAD BOARD PRESIDENT For The Vista The election cycle is over for another year. This year the election was particularly contentious but that is all behind us as we look forward to another year in our wonderful community. I am taking over the leadership of a great community that is prospering in so […]

2Nov2017 | Continued

Director of Finance Goodman provides FGCC Monthly Financial Report

By JONATHON GOODMAN DIRECTOR OF FINANCE For The Vista As of September 30th, the Club continues to be financially strong and sound.  We have a strong cash position of $6.1 million like September 2016 where our cash position was at $5.7 million. The cash position is made up of the Capital and Amenity Reserve funds […]

2Nov2017 | Continued

Board selects Miller to replace departing Price

By Glade Community Club Board For The Vista The Board has decided to appoint Jeani Miller to fill the Board vacancy caused by the resignation of Harry Price. We decided to interview the third through fifth place finishers from the recent election, Tom Reigle, John Byers and Jeani Miller along with Ken Flierl who expressed […]

11Oct2017 | Continued

Riegle offers glimpse inside interview process

COMMENTARY By TOM RIEGLE For The Vista Hypocrisy, Arrogance, and Disdain for the non- Wyndham block voters,are the best things I can say about the FGCC Board interview process and subsequent Email Blast on the selection of the replacement for Mr. Price. First let me say that I have been friends with Jeani and Sid […]

11Oct2017 | Continued

Recommendation made for Concert Park project

For The Vista In the past year, the Strategic Planning Committee has held numerous town hall meetings to obtain members’ feedback and ideas concerning the development of a Concert Park. In addition, it has developed and conducted a membership survey. After reviewing the results of the membership survey and the town halls’ feedback, the Strategic […]

11Oct2017 | Continued
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Weber announces Food & Beverage changes

By BOB WEBER Community Club General Manager For The Vista AWE Hospitality was engaged to review our restaurant operations and then with the departure of our F&B Director we asked them to help us implement their recommendations which they have been doing since July 31st. Effective October 1, 2017 they were engaged to manage our […]

11Oct2017 | Continued

Community Club issues statement on election

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club recently issued a statement about the recent Board of Directors election and the vote count. “It is the intention of the Election Committee to eliminate any confusion regarding the election,” the statement began. “The election summary for the two open Board Members in 2017 is as follows: […]

4Oct2017 | Continued

Thank you!

By JOHN BYERS For The Vista THANK YOU FG RESIDENTS: I would personally like to thank the current County Commissioners John Patterson and Woody Geisler, retired Commissioner Carmin Lynch, Jay McMcCarthy, The Residents Voice, and Rusty McClanahan for their endorsements and the 12 FG Resident / Community Groups that sponsored Coffees and Wine and Cheese […]

28Sep2017 | Continued

Birdsall, Smith elected to Glade Board of Directors

By KEITH WALTHER For The Vista After a long election process, Phil Birdsall and Steven Smith have been elected to serve on the 2018 Fairfield Glade Board of Directors. The election results were announced at last Friday’s Annual Fairfield Glade Community Club’s Membership Meeting:: Candidate # of Votes   % Phil Birdsall  2,714 49.4 Steven […]

21Sep2017 | Continued

Who owns the Fire Dept.?

COMMENTARY For The Vista We suppose the answer to this question depends on when you ask it. Back in the early 70’s, a group of people saw a need for better fire protection in Fairfield Glade.  They proposed starting a local fire brigade to get an early start on a fire incident, using one engine […]

21Sep2017 | Continued

Is Dillman trying to go independent?

By JOHN PATTERSON 9th District County Commissioner For The Vista Ever since the Fairfield Glade Community Club relinquished the titles to our fire engines, etc., to the Fairfield Glade Volunteer Fire Department it has been my belief that Chief Matthew E. Dillman, in his quest for power and authority, would eventually attempt to institute his […]

7Sep2017 | Continued

Company offers F&B suggestions

By BOB WEBER Glade General Manager For The Vista Given the F&B survey results presented earlier this year we engaged AWE Hospitality, the entity that operates the Tellico Village F&B outlets, to study our F&B operation.  Their study made the following major recommendations: 1. Switch our primary food supplier to Gordon Food Service, Knoxville, to […]

10Aug2017 | Continued

Tingles find excellent duo to take over agency

For The Vista If you have had the pleasure of working with Pat or Dan Tingle with Mountaineer Realty, you have experienced “The Mountaineer Excellence”  -— excellence in professionalism and ethics, excellence in honoring their word, and excellence in character. It was “The Mountaineer Excellence” that sold a home to Scott and Sue Allen in […]

10Aug2017 | Continued

CMPC thankful for candidates’ support against Wind Farm

COMMENTARY BY JAY McCARTHY For The Vista Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition is pleased to announce that two of the candidates who are running for Glade Board positions have announced that they oppose the Crab Orchard wind project and that, if elected, they will do what ever they can to show that the Fairfield Glade community […]

2Aug2017 | Continued

McClanahan pulls out of Glade Board election

By RUSTY MCCLANAHAN For The Vista My wife and I visited and evaluated various potential retirement areas for over (3) years before we ‘spent our life savings’ and purchased our retirement home here in Fairfield Glade. We wanted a milder climate than Ohio, less snow than Colorado, a water front home on a quiet, no […]

26Jul2017 | Continued

Could a Gap Year After High School Make Financial Sense?


By Nathaniel Sillin In some parts of the world, a gap year – a year-long break between high school and college – is the norm. It’s starting to catch on in the U.S. as well. It’s a chance for recent high school graduates to earn money, challenge themselves, explore the world and build their resume […]

26Jul2017 | Continued

Meet the Candidates set this week

By JIM STEVENS Glade Election Committee For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Election Committee has announced a  “Meet the Candidates”  Town Hall Meeting for the 2017 Board Directors election. Two “Meet the Candidates” Town Hall Meetings (including all candidates) will be held on Thursday & Friday evening, July 27 & 28, from 6 P.M. to […]

26Jul2017 | Continued

Candidates will state their cases at Town Hall Meetings

For Official candidates for the 2017 election for the two available Fairfield Glade Property Owner Director At-Large seats are: • Phil Birdsall • John Byers • Oliver Dossmann • John Linhart • Rusty McClanahan • Jeani Miller • Dennis Monson • Thomas Reigle • Ralph Seeh • Steven Smith Two “Meet the Candidates” Town Hall Meetings […]

13Jul2017 | Continued