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  1. Don't like to brag but maybe just this one time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    ... do the talking." But this is one time - as word came last week that Apex Energy will halt its plans for the Crab Orchard Wind Farm "indefinitely" - I would like to do a bit of bragging. First, I think the Fairfield Glade community as a whole ...


  2. A look back at the Wind Farm journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    ... 15 - The Vista's first article on a proposed Wind Turbine project, to be developed by Apex Energy, to come to Crab Orchard's Millstone Mountain. The 23 turbines, each over 600-feet tall, would be in close range to Fairfield Glade. Residents were ...


  3. $100M wind project suspended following Tennessee moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A more than $100 million wind farm project in Tennessee has been put on hold after state lawmakers passed a yearlong moratorium on new turbines being installed in the state. The Crab Orchard wind farm located on the Cumberland Plateau about 100 miles east of Nashville, was projected to power 20,000 homes.


  4. Apex Energy suspends its Wind Farm plansRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition received word late last week that Apex Energy has announced it has suspended its proposed Crab Orchard Wind Turbine project indefinitely. "Based on current market conditions and the project's fundamental qualities, " we have decided not to make this significant investment at this time," Apex said in a statement.


  5. Crab Orchard Wind project suspended Read Story Lauren HoarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    "Apex Clean Energy has decided to suspect development of the Crab Orchard Wind project. The development of a wind energy project is a long, iterative process.


  6. 10-Rising-Hearts 58 mins ago 4:57 p.m.Teen touches lives of patients at ETCHRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... toys with that money. Word spread and more donations came in. Her classmates at North Cumberland Elementary in Crab Orchard even gave her colorful blankets to pass along. Carys makes a point to pick out the perfect toys. "I always try to get ...


  7. Senate vote last Thursday freezes Wind Farm projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    ... It is welcome news to all opposed to the proposed 23-turbine Wind Farm atop Millstone Mountain in Crab Orchard. State agencies will now work on setting up a permitting and a review process for projects like the one proposed for Crab Orchard. As it ...


  8. Landslide! Wind bill passes in TN Senate floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    The "scoreboard" at the Tennessee Senate said it all following a 85-3 vote to move Bill HB1021 to the House. 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.


  9. Denying Wind issues won't make Apex project go awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    ... height of the Ontario wind turbines. The turbine on the far right is 510-feet. The 23 proposed turbines for the Crab Orchard project would each be over 600-feet. Again, with Asbestos, our government knew that in the early 1900's there was proof of ...


  10. Will Marketplace decide Wind Farm future?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    It has been difficult to get a status report on the Crab Orchard Wind farm from the developer. It may be that there is just nothing happening yet as much is to be decided.


  11. Crime 24 mins ago 7:37 p.m.Shooting investigation closes I-40 rest areaRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at a rest stop on Interstate 40 near Crab Orchard that sent one person to the hospital. Cumberland County Sheriff Casey Cox told WBIR 10News one person was shot at the mile marker 324 rest area and was taken by helicopter to a Knoxville hospital.


  12. Wind Farm Bill 1336 moves forwardRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    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 Bill SB1336/HB1021- you don't know what you're missing. During the first senate committee hearing recently, our adversaries from Apex Energy, Inc. - proposers of a massive Wind Turbine project on Crab Orchard's Millstone Mountain - had all their heavy weights assembled for an all-out assault against Tennessee Senator Paul Bailey and tried to kill the bill on the spot.


  13. CMPC needs Residents' help "In the Trenches" to fight Wind projectRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | Fairfield Glade 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 sponsored to stop the Crab Orchard Industrial wind project. When the CMPC started this process of getting legislation passed over 8 months ago, it looked at what had been done successfully across the country and states that bordered Tennessee to formulate its plan of action.


  14. Sexton joins Bailey to discuss Wind ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    ... was excited to hear the details of this bill (reported in an earlier issue of The Vista ) that will impact the Crab Orchard wind project. Sen. Bailey explained the meat and potatoes of the Bill and Rep. Sexton outlined for us the process that the ...


  15. Martin finds law for County to use against Wind FarmRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    In case you weren't there, Glade resident Jim Martin -AKA - scored another TKO against Crossville Mayor Carey and the Cumberland County Commissioners. Over 6 months ago, our county commissioner Sandra Dutcher presented the mayor, the county attorney and commissioners a well-prepared resolution asking them to stop the proposed Industrial Wind Farm along Millstone Mountain in Crab Orchard.


  16. Sexton, Bailey give support to County on Turbine issueRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    ... Bailey are back to work on getting our bill on the Tennessee house floor to stop the Industrial wind farm in Crab Orchard, we need everyone to write our legislators urging them to vote to support the bill. All of you can make a huge difference by ...


  17. Homer Lee Farr, 68Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | Http

    Homer Lee Farr, 68, of McMinnville, died Friday, Feb. 3, at his residence. He was born Sept. 1, 1948, in Crab Orchard, Tennessee, was a retired carpenter and served his country with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. Mr. Farr was preceded in death ...


  18. As they say, the views expressed are not always our ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    ... more, that I am promoting it. This has happened with the controversy over the proposed Wind Turbine project for Crab Orchard and recent Letters to the Editor criticizing the financial savvy of the Board and/or Community Club as a whole. First, it's ...


  19. William - Bill' David HeydelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Lebanon Democrat

    Close friends of business pioneer and community partner William "Bill" David Heydel remembered him and his work after he died earlier this week. Heydel died peacefully in his home Nov. 29, 2016 in Lebanon at the age of 87. He is survived by his son, Richard Heydel, of Brentwood; brother, Kenneth Heydel, of Crab Orchard; sister, Mary Brown, of Rockwood, and many other family and friends.


  20. Opposition growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    At 7 A.M., led by Jim Martin or "Mountain Man" as many call him, a group of concerned citizens gathered in protest at the Courthouse in downtown Crossville on October 17. Since Mr. Martin lives in Crab Orchard within a 1,000-feet of where one of the proposed 680-foot industrial wind turbines are going to be located, he feels quite betrayed by the County Commissioners. Those in opposition to the Crab Orchard Wind project, believe that the Commissioners have allowed this to happen without giving citizens of Cumberland County a proper chance to decide whether this is a good or bad thing for its residents. 4 comments

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