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 County government leaders seek input regarding Starr’s Mill

Should the historic and iconic Starr’s Mill be turned into public meeting space, perhaps hosting art exhibits and more frequent history tours, or should it be left completely alone as it is now and opened only on rare occasions for Fayette County Historical Society events? Or perhaps you have other ideas. Now is the time…

Fayetteville’s The Ridge Nature Preserve shut down due to wildfire risk

Fayetteville’s The Ridge Nature Preserve, which was officially opened on Aug. 13, has been closed until further notice due to the risk of wildfire brought on by the persistent drought in the area. Southern Conservation Trust, which manages the 308-acre preserve, closed the entrance gates on Tuesday after city officials encouraged the move. Fayetteville Fire…

Republicans sweep Fayette

Republicans swept Fayette County in Tuesday’s General Election contests, generally by a two-to-one margin. Tax Commissioner-elect Kristie King scored the biggest win among the four Fayette County contested races with 67.4 percent of the vote over Democrat challenger Rasheed Dawodu. Former County Commissioner Eric Maxwell defeated Democrat Pam Reid with 66 percent of the vote…

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