Lifestyle

Glade in path of Solar Eclipse — what to know to stay safe

Courtesy of NASA For The Vista More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, and NASA wants everyone who will witness this celestial phenomenon to do so safely. That Monday, a partial eclipse will be visible in every state. A total solar eclipse, which […]

17Aug2017 | Continued
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Just trying to survive the great power outage and solar eclipse of 2017

It’s certainly a good thing that Volunteer Energy Co-op (VEC) alerted Fairfield Glade to the power outage to occur from 11 P.M. last Friday until 6 A.M. Saturday. But, it’s also kind of sad. Let me explain. As a society we are so spoiled that a “warning” is needed so that we can brace for […]

17Aug2017 | Continued
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Fairfield Glade Community Club planning Solar Eclipse Blackout Party on August 21

For The Vista Now the Fun Begins with an exciting Solar Eclipse Blackout Party planned in Fairfield Glade on August 21st from 12 to 3 P.M. Make plans to join your friends at the Square (corner of Peavine & Stonehenge) for live music, food, beer, games, and other special activities. There will be a “Dip […]

10Aug2017 | Continued
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Dorchester turns “Pink” for the Cure

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Women’s 9-Hole League hosted its annual charity game, Tee It Up For The Cure on Monday, July 24, 2017. Forty-eight players signed up for this fun, shotgun team scramble event at Dorchester Golf Course and after play enjoyed a delicious brunch with wonderful desserts on the Dorchester veranda. A […]

2Aug2017 | Continued
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Glade resident nabs Olympic silver

For The Vista Local Fairfield Glade resident, Ted Telle, recently competed in the 2017 Tennessee Senior Olympics held in Nashville, TN on June 27-28. Tellee entered the 50 and 100 yard freestyle in swimming in the 65-69 year old age group.  In the 50 free,  he earned 2nd place and his Silver Medal with a […]

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

Why all the rules? Glade answers

By FAIRFIELD GLADE PROPERTY STANDARDS COMMITTEE For The Vista For the last several months we have looked at a variety of FG polices and regulations about property standards in our community.  This week we’d like to share with you some of the feedback we’ve heard regarding those articles – some negative and some positive. In […]

13Jul2017 | Continued

We got your Fireworks right here!

As colorful as they are — the rockets that go off over the July 4th holiday, pale in comparison to the natural wonder of the sunrise (left) and sunset (right). Glade resident Karen Finley snapped the photo of this spectacular sunrise over Lake Glastowbury last week while resident Gary Milam took the picture of the […]

6Jul2017 | Continued

Glade Election Committee announces Meet the Candidate dates

By JIM STEVENS Glade Election Committee For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Election Committee has announed the candidates for the two vacant 2017 Board of Directors Elections spots and have planned “Meet the Candidates”  Town Hall Meetings. Official candidates for the 2017 election for the two available Fairfield Glade Property Owner Director At-Large seats are: […]

6Jul2017 | Continued

Glade volunteers build New Bridge for Overlook Trail

STORY AND PHOTOS  By MARK RICHIE For The Vista Glade trail volunteers worked overtime during Memorial Day weekend to construct the second of four bridges on the re-route of the Overlook Trail. On May 27th the trail crew moved 300 feet of lumber and 800 pounds of concrete to the site of the second bridge. […]

28Jun2017 | Continued
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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 […]

13Jun2017 | Continued

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 […]

7Jun2017 | Continued
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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 […]

7Jun2017 | Continued
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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” […]

1Jun2017 | Continued

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 […]

1Jun2017 | Continued

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 […]

18May2017 | Continued
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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 […]

18May2017 | Continued

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 […]

11May2017 | Continued

“Progress” brings some sadness, too

The newest, The biggest. The best. That’s what “Progress” can bring, some say. Even with that in mind, when one drives up and down Peavine Road these days, it is an eye-opening experience. And, some say, a sad one. As the Peavine Road expansion project continues, Peavine travelers see a swath of destruction with trees […]

3May2017 | Continued
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Somewhere over the Rainbow … ALL over the Glade

Nothing gets the attention more than a beautiful rainbow — and that was certainly the case last Monday evening. Following a pop-up storm, a rainbow — which later became a double rainbow — appeared. And residents from all over the Glade took their cameras out to capture the moment. The Vista appreciates all the submissions! […]

3May2017 | Continued