Articles by Danny Harrison

Danny Harrison, a 1992 Fayette High School graduate, began his journalism career with Fayette County News in 1995. After taking several leaves of absence to pursue journalism and Christian ministry opportunities, including a few out of state and overseas, he returned full-time to Fayette County News in August 2014. Harrison earned a bachelor's degree in pastoral ministry in 2009 while serving as a missionary journalist in England and Western Europe.

Fayette Visioning highlights progress at second annual summit

Fayette Visioning, a collaborative community group piloted by Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and other partner organizations, held its second annual summit Friday to update supporters and the public on its progress toward elevating the community’s “education, prosperity, employment opportunities, and quality of life.” Hatched in late 2013, the idea for Fayette Visioning was really…

PTC’s Rinnai to sponsor March 4 NASCAR race

Peachtree City-based Rinnai America Corporation, which is perhaps most famous for its industry-leading tankless water heating systems, may soon become even more famous for being the title sponsor of the annual NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in nearby Hampton beginning March 4. Rinnai and speedway officials on Tuesday announced a multi-year sponsorship…

Heritage Bank adds AR products to boost small business cash flow

Heritage Bank recently announced a new commercial funding product it is offering business customers who need immediate capital to expand and compete in what is becoming an increasingly opportunity-rich South Metro Atlanta region. Partnering with Fayetteville-based Diversified Funding Services, the bank now offers accounts receivable financing, or “factoring”, which benefits eligible businesses by literally buying…

Four arrested in Wednesday morning smash-and-grab attempt

A carload of suspects reportedly caught doing a bit of unauthorized, early-morning Christmas shopping in Peachtree City  on Wednesday picked perhaps the worst possible getaway route and were nabbed by Peachtree City Police, Tyrone Police and Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies. According to Peachtree City Police Lt. Odilia Bergh, the excitement began just before 5 a.m….

Rain returns to Fayette: Locals relieved that water reserves are up, fire risks down

Tuesday morning’s substantial rainfall was a welcomed sight for many people across a good number of Georgia counties, not the least being farmers here in Fayette, who say it has come too late to help the current round of crops but will be helpful to get fields ready for next year. County and city water…

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