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Candle lighting event set

For The Vista The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting unites family and friends around the globe in lighting candles for one hour to honor the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters and grandchildren who left too soon. As candles are lit on Dec. 10 at 7 P.M. (CST), hundreds of thousands of persons commemorate […]

30Nov2017 | Continued
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Glade police successfully arrest Moore

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Police Department had asked all resdients to be on the lookout for William Shone Moore after a warrant for his arrest was issued last Thursday. One day later, the 39-year-old white male was apphrended and put in custody the next day. The 6-foot-3 Moore had been last seen wearing […]

22Nov2017 | Continued

Power outage planned for Dec. 1

For The Vista VEC will conduct a power outage for Fairfield Glade on December. 1.  The outage will begin at 11 P.M. and last for 1 hour.  The purpose for this outage is to make final connections to energize the new west Fairfield substation located on Dartmoor. In other news, TDOT has announced that it […]

22Nov2017 | Continued
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Over 400 attend Veterans Day Dinner hosted by Glade

For The Vista It was a huge success. The Fairfield Glade Community Club  would like to say thank you to the Veterans and guests who came out for the Veterans Day dinner on Saturday in the Conference Center. As always, the turnout for dinner was great and 436 people were served. The annual tradition includes […]

22Nov2017 | Continued

Food & Beverage goes through more changes

By FAIRFIELD GLADE COMMUNITY CLUB For The Vista As we move into our slower season we continue to reorganize our F&B division to be more efficient and cost effective given our current operations and plan for 2018.  Therefore, effective immediately we have eliminated the F&B Manager position held by Sheila Koelber and Event Planner position […]

16Nov2017 | Continued
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Getting along with animals

Barnes featured speaker at Garden Club meeting By LINDA REISS For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Garden Club presents Mimi Barnes, Wildlife Specialist with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, as the featured speaker at the Club’s meeting this Wednesday, Nov. 15. Living in and with wildlife can have its pleasures and its problems, as most Fairfield […]

16Nov2017 | Continued

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
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Prevent afire in your home – safety tips

By MIKE WILLIAMS Fairfield Glade Police Chief For The Vista A home is often referred to as a safe haven.  This month, make sure your home is protected from (and your family is prepared for) a fire.  Here are 10 simple tips to help you avoid fires and reduce the risk of injury should one […]

25Oct2017 | Continued

Local Rotarian on Polio Inoculation Mission

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Tessi Gilmer, a Rotarian in the Fairfield Glade Club, recently participated in a polio eradication mission to Africa along with  20 other Rotarians from around the USA. The trip was from October 3-12 going to Accra, Ghana.  During this trip about 500 children received the Polio vaccine in less […]

25Oct2017 | 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
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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

Hold on to your cart! This is “Madness” indeed

By JOHN CANNON For The Vista It’s Midnight Madness week! The newspaper circular just arrived and I have just three days to prepare. Midnight Madness is a grocery shopping extravaganza  like no other. From noon till 9 P.M. on Friday old folks shop till they drop, literally, because they cannot stay awake till midnight. After […]

4Oct2017 | 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

Good Samaritan gets go-ahead

Grand Opening set for Oct. 6 for new physical therapy center For The Vista Good Samaritan Society-Fairfield Glade has undergone a multi-million dollar Phase II expansion over the entire campus, and included is a brand new 6,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art physical therapy center for short-term inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient physical therapy programs, as well as, the […]

28Sep2017 | Continued

In-home safety tips for senior living

By MIKE WILLIAMS Glade Police Chief For The Vista Due to the growing popularity of in-home care for seniors, it’s important to make sure you and your loved one are aware of the potential dangers present in the home for seniors living alone and prepare accordingly. You can help prevent falls and accidents by making […]

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

Lions Golf tourney a success

Nearly 100 golfers participate at Heatherhurst Golf Course   By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista It was a very pleasant day from shot-gun start to enjoyable finish for 24 golf teams (96 women and men golfers). The event was the Fairfield Glade Lions 28th  Golf Tournament on September 9 at Heatherhurst’s Crag course. The Tournament […]

21Sep2017 | Continued