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A large crowd gathered at about 11 a.m. Monday morning in the Walton Arts Center parking lot for the 2012 MLK Day March. Here are a few photos.
Fayetteville was named a 2011 Volunteer Community of the year for the third consecutive time during an awards luncheon hosted by the Arkansas Municipal League last week.
Tim Helder says he’ll once again run for Washington County sheriff in the 2012 election. If re-elected, it will be his fifth term.
After a successful 2010 debut and exponential expansion last year, the Fayetteville Roots Festival will be back for a third time in 2012.
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Others: Actress Betty White is 90, actor James Earl Jones is 81, former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is 70, former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor is 64, singer Steve Earle is 57, singer Susanna Hoffs (The Bangles) is 53, actor Jim Carrey is 50, First Lady Michelle Obama is 48, actor Naveen Andrews (Lost) is 43, and actress/musician Zooey Deschanel is 32.
University of Arkansas classes resume today which usually means longer calendar lists are on the way.
Besides live music with Candy Lee and the Sweets at the Lightbulb Club and a Women of the World poetry slam at Rogue, residents will get a chance to meet Steven Thomas, the second of two final candidates vying for the Fayetteville Public Library’s open executive director position at 6 p.m. in the library’s Walker Community Room.
Tuesday Public Meetings
|11:00 a.m.||FPL Board of Trustees special meeting||Public Library|
|2:00 p.m.||Bid Opening: Bid 12-17, Tandem Axle Diesel Spreader||City Hall, Room 326|
|6:00 p.m.||City Council Meeting * (agenda)||City Hall, Room 219|
|6:00 p.m.||FPL Executive Director candidate forum||Public Library|
» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel