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Two Glade Golf Courses make Golfweek’s list of Top Five Best Tennessee Courses By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Crossville has been touted as the Golf Capital of Tennessee but — let’s make it real here — that applies particularly to Fairfield Glade. There would be no such claim if not for the five wonderful 18-hole golf courses […]

26Apr2017 | Continued
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Landslide! Wind bill passes in TN Senate floor

For The Vista Last week, the quest to stop the proposed Crab Orchard Wind Turbine project took a significant step forward as Bill HB1021 passed on the Tennessee State Senate Floor. Not only did it pass, it did so by a whopping 85-3 vote! Rep. Cameron Sexton  successfully maneuvered and helped get the bill passed […]

26Apr2017 | Continued

Peavine project moving along

For The Vista The Tennessee Department of Transportation has provided an update of the progress of the Peavine Road expansion project. Also known as State Route 101, work on Peavine Road’s expansion to five lanes is well underway. Currently, TDOT noted that grading, drainage, and paving from Firetower Road to Westchester/Catoosa Boulevard is continuing. Construction […]

26Apr2017 | Continued

Denying Wind issues won’t make Apex project go away

COIMMENTARY By JAY MCCARTHY Special to The Vista Ever since the beginning of time there have been “Deniers”. I’m sure if your like me your teachers touched on a few of the more famous ones: There was Doubting Thomas in Jesus’ time,; the Flat Earthers who thought if you sailed over the horizon you would […]

20Apr2017 | Continued

Fairfield Glade New Outdoor Pickleball Courts Grand Opening April 29th

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club is pleased to announce the grand opening of (8) new outdoor pickleball courts on April 29th. The public is invited to join in the fun with a ribbon cutting scheduled for 9 A.M. in front of the new outdoor courts located next to the Racquet Center on […]

20Apr2017 | Continued

Over 3,000 Glade residents respond to F&B survey

By BOB WEBER FGCC General Manager For The Vista Thanks to the 3,193 respondents who completed the Fairfield Glade Community Club’s Food and Beverage survey. We estimate we have about 8,000 residents so this represents a 40% return rate which is very good.  The PCA presentation, final report and survey results link can be found […]

13Apr2017 | Continued
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Glade group assists in restoring eyesight to County’s Gilbreath

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Michelle Gilreath has been a Cumberland County resident for over 30 years. She was born and raised in Dawsonville, Georgia which is a small town just north of Atlanta. She moved to Crossville with her family when her father found work in our city and attended Cumberland County schools. […]

13Apr2017 | Continued

Wind Farm Bill 1336 moves forward

BY JAY MCCARTHY For The Vista This was Legislative Fireworks — Tennessee Style. For those of you that haven’t had the chance to travel to Nashville to show your support for the Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition’s (CMPC) Bill SB1336/HB1021— you don’t know what you’re missing. During the first senate committee hearing recently, our adversaries from […]

6Apr2017 | Continued

TDOT provides Peavine Rd. updates

For The Vista Here is the latest news on the Peavine Road expansion project, as presented by the Tennessee Department of Transportation: CUMBERLAND COUNTY, SR-101 (Peavine Road) grading, drainage, and paving from Firetower Road to Westchester/Catoosa Boulevard:  Work on this project continues.  Construction signs have been installed.  The contractor will be installing and maintaining erosion […]

6Apr2017 | Continued

Do you have an unsightly wood pile? project starts

Special to The Vista his is the second in a series of articles on current Fairfield Glade regulations. With each article we use simple language instead of “legalese” in order to build a better understanding of our community rules and help promote a stronger and better Fairfield Glade for us all. Our current focus is […]

6Apr2017 | Continued

Opening Soon…VERY soon

This Saturday, April 1, Glade residents will be able to enjoy the facilities at Stonehenge Golf Club — including the new outdoor patio (above) that is under roof (there is also a section where patrons can enjoy the sunshine). Pictured below right, that is not a mound of snow, rather bunker sand. It was spotted […]

29Mar2017 | Continued

CMPC needs Residents’ help “In the Trenches” to fight Wind project

COMMENTARY By JAY MCCARTHY For The Vista This week has been an enlightening experience for all that either went to Nashville or watched via Internet the bill that the Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition (CMPC) sponsored to stop the Crab Orchard Industrial wind project. When the CMPC started this process of getting legislation passed over 8 […]

29Mar2017 | Continued

Help fight Diabetes one step at a time

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista “Fighting Diabetes One Step at a Time” annual STRIDES WALK returns April 29th at Centennial Park, 837 Industrial Boulevard, in Crossville. Watch for signs for parking and sign-in. Crossville Heating & Cooling is this year’s Corporate Sponsor. In addition, the Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lions Club, Cumberland County High […]

29Mar2017 | Continued

Meetings on Village Center and Concert Park plans set

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club will be hosting more Town Hall meetings for the proposed Village Center and Concert Park Conceptual Plans on March 27th and March 29th. The Town Hall meetings will be held in the conference center at 3 P.M. and 7 P.M. each day.  The meetings are intended to […]

23Mar2017 | Continued
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Rotary welcomes new members

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade is pleased to induct seven new members. New to Rotary as well as the Club are John Hanson, Rosemary Kessberger, and Justin Treadway. Transferring in from other Rotary Clubs were Roger York and  Terry Owens. Rotary is a worldwide network of inspired individuals belonging […]

23Mar2017 | Continued

Great AARF Adventure

A Glade couple do what they can for critters By JIM ARBER For The Vista It’s 8 P.M. on Friday, January 27th. It’s cold, dark with a light dusting of snow on the ground. Not a real cheerful setting for the start of a long road trip. Nevertheless, our fearless travelers are ready and anxious […]

17Mar2017 | Continued
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Sexton joins Bailey to discuss Wind Project

COMMENTARY By JAY MCCARTHY For The Vista Rep Cameron Sexton paid Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition a surprise visit. This past Thursday CMPC had its planned meeting and was told that Sen. Paul Bailey would address the crowd and answer any questions that residents had in regards to the Bill HB 1021/SB1336. To everyone’s surprise accompanying […]

17Mar2017 | Continued

Martin finds law for County to use against Wind Farm

COMMENTARY By JAY MCCARTHY Special To The Vista Another Tuesday night at the fights at downtown city hall. In case you weren’t there, Glade resident Jim Martin —AKA (Mountain Man) — scored another TKO against Crossville Mayor Carey and the Cumberland County Commissioners. Over 6 months ago, our county commissioner Sandra Dutcher presented the mayor, […]

2Mar2017 | Continued

FGCC wants to talk about parking issues

For The Vista The first rule to discuss is Parking: The Rule States,  Parking of any vehicle off the driveway is prohibited except for ACC approved parking pads.” This is the first sentence of the Fairfield Glade Parking Policy, and one of the simplest, most straightforward of our neighborhood rules. Cars parked helter-skelter on the […]

2Mar2017 | Continued

And so it begins…

Just as it said it would — and as reported in last week’s issue of The Vista — the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) accomplished a significant amount of work last week on the long-awaited Peavine Road expansion project. Massive equipment leveled trees and brush along the path of the new route, as seen in […]

2Mar2017 | Continued