Cool Pool Cafe

City Council To Amend Ordinance of Animal Control

The City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, August 10. New business discussed included a fire fighting equipment resolution and two ordinances to amend leash requirements and ownership of Pit Bulls. All dog owners are now required to have their dogs on a leash at all times. See page 2 of the paper […]

Samantha Loves Care Caps


As a cancer in-patient, Samantha, 22, has written to Mary Philips, Fairfield Bay Care Cap founder, thanking the volunteers who give their time for our local cancer project. She tells of how pretty and comfortable the caps are. Anyone who sees her smiling face knows how they help while she undergoes chemotherapy. As over 67,000 […]

Events at the Education Center

Resident, Fran Schroder, modeling medieval armor.

The summer events at the Community Education Center were well attended by both residents and resort guests. Our Community had the most popular meeting place for cool afternoon workshops. is a list of some fun classes. The Fused Glass Workshop, the Tea Party and Table Manners Class, the Sterling Scholars on “The U.S.S. Independence CV-22″, […]

On Patrol July Report

Patrol Car

by Chris Waring I played golf in the fire fighters tournament on Aug 8th and the question on half a dozen peoples mind was on citations. I was asked do officers HAVE to write citations. The answer is in 80% of situations the officer has total discretion on when to write a citation. Some situations […]

First Backpack Effort A Success


Last Saturday was a hot and dry day, but did not curb the excitement of the students and parents as they headed for the Fairfield Bay Baptist Church to pick up their free backpacks and supplies for school. Pictured are Alex Cox, Truffles the Clown and Andrew Cox who blew bubbles and waved backpacks in […]

Out of Bounds by Geary Leason

Geary Leason2

Fill This Out! Cousin Buford Smedley has been the County Clerk in Calhoun County for over forty years being re-elected year after year for his ability to get things done without a lot of hassle. One reason for his efficient performance is that all the various forms and legal documents he administers as County Clerk, […]

Upcoming Shirley Events

Shirley Logo

Lot’s of fun being planned in Historic Downtown Shirley. Mark your calendar, follow us in the Fairfieldbay News or find us on Facebook. Saturday Sept. 5th…..We will be collecting school supplies to be donated to Shirley schools. Lot’s of yard sale, crafters and garden produce. There will be a big book sale, along with friends […]

Community News


Summer Reading Program…Fairfield Bay Library Director, Alice Chambers, with Clair Gann. Clair read 101 books this summer for the Every Hero Has A Story Reading Program. She earned prizes earlier in the summer and was given a tee shirt for her efforts. She is the granddaughter of Frieda Sowell, who retired from Simmons Bank in […]

FFB Fire Department Saves the Day, Again


All light bulbs eventually burn out and the ones at Woodland Mead Park were no exception. At home we take a step ladder and it is no problem but the park is a much different situation. With the bulbs themselves being approximately 35 feet high it definitely takes some planning. In the interest of public […]

September Meal at the VFW

VFW Ladies

YES!!! The Ladies are cooking again!!! THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME – Please join your VFW Auxiliary for their next meal on Saturday, September 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. – notice the new time. We will be serving our Homemade Meatloaf – Mashed Potatoes and Gravy – Country Style Green Beans – Bread – Salad with […]