Charitable Giving Pays Off … for Everyone


Americans are pretty generous — in fact, 83% of us donated money to charitable organizations last year, according to a Gallup survey. And now that we’re entering the holiday season, charitable giving well may be on your mind. Your key motivation for making charitable gifts, of course, is to help those organizations whose work is […]

Road Bond ~ No New Taxes Special Election


A special election will be conducted on April 14, 2015 to consider a proposal to issue bonds for the purpose of addressing our deteriorating roads. These bonds will be paid utilizing road turnback fees from the state. By state law, sales taxes are pledged, but the bonds can and will be paid from road turnback […]

Control Your Emotions in Volatile Markets


For the past few years, the stock market has moved up fairly steadily, with no major “corrections.” But thus far in 2015, we’ve already seen periods of volatility — enough, in fact, to make some investors jittery. Nervous investors may be more prone to make decisions based on short-term market movements — so how can […]

Housing Resales in the Bay Strengthen in 2015


The Arkansas Democrat Gazette featured a business headline in their March 11 edition that stated “State home sales rise by 5.1% in January. With some research assistance from a local realtor here in the Bay, sales comparisons were revealed for the period January 1, 2015 thru March 12, 2015 with the same period in 2014. […]

Put Your Tax Refund to Work


In 2014, the average tax refund was about $2,700. If you got that much this year, what would you do with it? You can probably think of a lot of things you might do with $2,700. You might decide to splurge and buy some big-ticket item you’ve been eyeing. Or you could use the money […]

New Fairfield Bay Lights, Signage & Billboard

Indian Hills entrance signage

New signs proclaiming the Bay’s “City of Distinction” award for our quality of life have been attached to our city limit signs and the main entrance now features all new, LED street lights welcoming guests arriving after dark. A beautiful new billboard now exists in Greers Ferry on westbound Hwy 16, replacing the previous Little […]

Realtor Association Launches New Website


The Van Buren County Board of Realtors is pleased to announce the launch of their new web site . The site contains information and links on Van Buren County, events, realtor news, and information on the Van Buren County Realtors as well as information and links to the Arkansas Realtors Association and National Realtors […]

Alternative Health & Wellness Center

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Community Club Petition Notice

FFB Diamond

Petitions for nomination of two directors to the Board of Directors of the Fairfield Bay Community Club for a three year term will be available at the Community Club Office Thursday, March 19, 2015. One candidate may be listed on each petition for nomination as a member of the Board, and each such petition must […]

Explore Different Options When Purchasing Bonds


As an investor, you may find that bonds can be a valuable part of your holdings. But there’s more than one way to own bonds, so you’ll want to be familiar with the various investment vehicles available — because the more you know, the better the choices you’ll be able to make. So, let’s look […]