Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Feb. 15

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Bubba Hog dances at last Saturday’s Razborback basketball game against South Carolina inside Bud Walton Arena. The Hogs play Tennessee tonight in Knoxville before heading back to Fayetteville to take on Florida Saturday evening.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

A Fayetteville city transportation worker who died after being struck by a vehicle on Joyce Boulevard last year could be memorialized with an honorary street designation.

Fayetteville Mardi Gras 2012 festivities begin this week. The local celebration is entering its 21st year, and there are four main events leading up to Fat Tuesday on Feb. 21.

The Fayetteville Hall Of History photo gallery opened yesterday inside City Hall near the square.

Much props to our Sponsors, as always. Here are this week’s deals, news, and other tidbits from the local businesses who help keep our site running.

Wednesday Events

Eli Young Band

The Eli Young Band plays a sold out show tonight at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. The group was last in town in September for a performance at the AMP, but that was before their song “Crazy Girl” hit No. 1 on the U.S. country chart. If you wanted tickets, we hope you acted fast.

Greenhouse Grille: Shawn Porter
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Arsaga’s on Crossover: Singer/songwriter circle
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Old Time Fiddle Jam
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Guest Artist, Gregory Lee – Violin Concert
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Derek Van Lynn
Rogue: Inner Party acoustic / Samantha Hunt / Buffalo Nickel Gang
Legacy Blues Lounge: Barrett Baber
George’s Majestic Lounge: Eli Young Band / Eric Paslay

Wednesday Public Meetings

TimeMeetingLocation
9:00 a.m.Technical Plat ReviewCity Hall, Room 326
1:30 p.m.Fourth Judicial District Drug Task ForceWashington County Sheriff’s Office
5:00 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Alex Martinez, Gina Lloyd, Jennifer Wilson, Josh Hicks, Kristy Todd, Randy Thomas, Randy Zurcher, and Thomas Hunter.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Drummer Mick Avory (The Kinks) is 68, actress Jane Seymour is 61, cartoonist Matt Groening (The Simpsons) is 58, actress Sarah Wynter (24) is 39, singer Brandon Boyd (Incubus) is 36, drummer Ronnie Vannucci (The Killers) is 36, and actress Amber Riley (Glee) is 26.

Eli Young Band – Crazy Girl