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FGCC charter makes buying this building a bit puzzling

COMMENTARY By JOHN BYERS For The Vista To be clear, I support all of Fairfield Glade’s basic services: Police, Fire, managing our amenities, and community planning. I also believe that a full time, on- site Ambulance Service is required for the health and well being of our residents. I further support community governance in compliance […]

15Feb2018 | Continued

Debate begins after Discovery Center purchase

By FAIRFIELD GLADE BOARD OF DIRECTORS For The Vista Last year we had an agreement to purchase the Discovery Center property for $430,000 but later withdrew it when we identified significant additional costs in excess of $200,000 needed to make the entire building fully ADA compliant for administration offices and our Police Department. The final […]

15Feb2018 | Continued
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Judge McKenzie visits Rotary Club

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade was honored to have Judge Gary S. McKenzie of the 13 Circuit Court, covering the Upper Cumberland area including Cumberland County, presented  a program on the workings and success of the Recovery Court and Veterans Court. These courts substitute vigorous treatment, counseling, and […]

15Feb2018 | Continued

Glade GM Weber breaks down latest financial numbers

By BOB WEBER Fairfield Glade General Manager For The Vista As of December 31, 2017, the Club continued to be financially strong and sound with a cash position of $5.7 million, a $300k increase over 2016, and Members’ Equity of $45.9 million, a $1 million increase over 2016. Cash is made up of the following:  […]

8Feb2018 | Continued

New Glade Fire Dept. Board is up and running

By TERRY MCCARTHY AND BOB TERRAFORTE For The Vista As you may be aware, in the fall an of 2017, an oversight Board of Directors was established by the Fairfield Glade Fire Department. This board consists of seven members. Two from the fire department, two from the Fairfield Glade Community Club and three committee members at […]

8Feb2018 | Continued

Glade Residents present ambulance concern to County

COMMENTARY BY CARMIN LYNCH For The Vista As reported in last week’s newspaper, an issue has arisen concerning the response time of our Cumberland County Ambulance Service. According to statistics provided by the E911 Dispatch Center, five of the six County Ambulance Stations are not achieving the response time performance standards set by the American […]

26Jan2018 | Continued
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Rotary donates to Youth Programs

BY JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary started off 2018 with donations to Youth Programs in Cumberland County. Donna King, incoming President of Imagination Library of Cumberland Country, received a donation to give books to children.  Imagination Library was founded by Dolly Parton and has local chapters around the country implementing her […]

26Jan2018 | Continued

Ambulance response time to be addressed at Town Hall event

By JOHN BYERS For The Vista In the most recent Fairfield Glade Residents Survey Health and Safety ranked as number 1 and 2 in importance. When Fairfield Glade Residents think of the Fairfield Glade Fire Department many believe it includes EMR, EMT, Paramedics and Ambulance services. It does not. Cumberland County EMS is responsible to […]

10Jan2018 | Continued

Forgey named Assistant Golf Pro of the Year

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club (FGCC) is proud to announce that Adam Forgey was recently named Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee PGA “Assistant Golf Professional of the Year.” The “Assistant Golf Professional of the Year Award” recognizes an Assistant Golf Professional who has performed outstanding services as an overall Assistant Professional. This […]

10Jan2018 | Continued

No paper next week

The Vista will not print on December 26th or January 2nd. Any news items or classifieds or other ads to run can still be emailed to: [email protected] Thank you to our readers and advertisers for a great 2017!

19Dec2017 | Continued

Though imperfect, FGCC working hard for you

By JOHN CONRAD Board President For The Vista Carol and I think choosing to live in Fairfield Glade six years ago was one of the best decisions we have ever made. We are proud of our decision and we are proud of where we live. We are proud of the five wonderful golf courses – […]

19Dec2017 | Continued
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McCarthy is Firefighter of the Year

By VINCE PETERS For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Fire Department announced at a dinner meeting December 9, 2017 anniversary awards for firefighters who have been on the department for at least 5 years and the highly coveted Firefighter of the Year Award. The Firefighter of the Year Award is given to a firefighter (or […]

19Dec2017 | Continued

Local rescue dog saves family, wins Wishes Grant for A.A.R.F.

For The Vista A.A.R.F. Hopes Public Will Vote for Mojo the Hero Dog in the “People’s Choice” Grant Contest In a special presentation on December 15, A.A.R.F. will receive a grant worth thousands of dollars from the Petco Foundation, as part of the Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes campaign. The celebration and presentation will be held […]

14Dec2017 | Continued

FGCC winter weather closings & delays

By FAIRFIELD GLADE COMMUNITY CLUB For The Vista In order to ensure the safety of all FGCC members, employees and guests, the following procedures will apply: • For Monday – Friday, FGCC will use the Cumberland County Schools as the initial benchmark for both closings and delays when we expect bad winter weather. All facilities, […]

14Dec2017 | Continued

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