Daily Flyer: Thursday, Dec. 22

In case you missed it…

The City Council this week approved a proposal list from the city’s Transportation Division that includes over 30 improvement projects in all four of Fayetteville’s wards.

Sidewalk improvements coming

The Fayetteville area climbed 17 spots in the 2011 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index which measures economic and job growth.

Travel + Leisure magazine named Bentonville to its list of the 12 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2012. It was the only United States location to make the list.

Happy Birthday!

Locals: Sean Chapman, Jody-David Speer, Cody Lewis, Joel Goodin, Linda Thomas, Mylynda Kendrick, Allie Sparkman and Michelle Jefferson.
Others: TV anchor Diane Sawyer is 66, guitarist Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick) is 65, rapper Luther Campbell is 51, actor Chris Carmack (The O.C.) is 31 and singer Jordin Sparks (American Idol) is 22.
*Send us your local birthday shout outs.

Thursday Public Meetings

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel are indicated with an asterisk