Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Feb. 14

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News Briefs


The A&P Commission’s lease and purchase of the Old Post Office building on the square is on hold after a controversial counteroffer from the building’s owner surfaced.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

A&P director Marilyn Heifner was placed on paid leave Monday while the commission awaits the results of an investigation into whether she violated the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. In the meantime, the commission’s purchase of the Old Post Office building is on hold.

Flying Possum Leather is set to reopen on Block Avenue. New owner Bob Walker said the store will continue to sell many of the same products that Flying Possum fans are accustomed to, including Birkenstocks, custom sandals, shoes, boots, belts, and guitar straps.

Fayetteville police seized over 10 pounds of marijuana and arrested two men on drug charges last week.

Coming here: Five Finger Death Punch. Coming near: Jack White.

Tuesday Events

Legacy Blues Lounge: Kara Young and Jonathan Story
Greenhouse Grille: Alex Lewis Jazz
JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
GoodFolk: Still on the Hill (sold out)
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Fulbright Trio Concert
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit

Tuesday Public Meetings

4:00 p.m.Fayetteville Hall of History CeremonyCity Hall, Third floor
4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326

» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Anne Jackson, Chad Daulton, Debbie Oxner, Jade Rundle, Jana Harper, Jerrod Mounce, Kathy Nelson, Maura Murphy, Michael Stephens, Nicole Anderson, and Steve Fortner.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: TV personality Hugh Downs (20/20) is 91, actress Florence Henderson (The Brady Bunch) is 78, jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker is 69, magician Teller of Penn and Teller is 64, singer Rob Thomas is 40, and actor Freddie Highmore is 20.