Fayette County

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…

Balloons over Fayette to return at new home June 17

The inaugural Balloons over Fayette in June proved to be a wildly popular event. Even given some difficulties in launching the first edition due to unexpected demand, the county is thrilled to bring the festival back, and they are prepared to make it an annual hit. At Thursday night’s Fayette County Board of Commissioners meeting,…

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…

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…

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…

Pinewood Atlanta Studios names first president

[The following press released was delivered to the media Thursday morning.] ATLANTA (November 17, 2016) — Pinewood Atlanta Studios, the third-largest film studio in the United States, and the largest purpose-built film studio outside of Hollywood, has appointed Frank Patterson as its first president. Patterson will assume the newly created role on Jan. 1, 2017….

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