Daily Flyer: Tuesday, March 13

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News Briefs

A sign announces plans for a planned 22,000-square-foot Liberty Bank center on Joyce Boulevard in Fayetteville.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

Liberty Bank officials last week broke ground on a planned two-story, 22,000-square-foot flagship banking center near the intersection of Joyce Boulevard and Vantage Drive in Fayetteville. Howard R. Hamilton, the bank’s northwest regional president and chief operating officer, said the new facility shows the bank’s “commitment to serving the life-long financial needs of our customers in Northwest Arkansas.” Liberty Bank has 45 banking centers in Arkansas with several NWA locations in Bentonville, Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Gentry, Rogers, Siloam Springs, Springdale, Tontitown and Van Buren.

About 50 people attended last night’s Town Hall Meeting to hear Mayor Jordan and various department directors discuss what’s been happening in the city over the past few months.

The A&P Commission met for its regular monthly meeting yesterday in the Fayetteville Town Center. Here’s a recap of what was discussed.

First Thursday Fayetteville returns to the downtown square for its third season Thursday, April 5, and officials are seeking local artists and non-profit organizations to fill booth space for the evening.

Fayetteville police say a man under investigation for sexual assault could have more victims.

Check out this week’s Flyer Sponsor deals (and more).

Tuesday Events

Edie Sedgwick

Another SXSW-bound band is stopping in town this week. Dischord Records’ Edie Sedgwick is at The Lightbulb Club with Crisco Kids and locals Glory Bones.

Also tonight, Georgia’s Black Tusk is at Stone Pony with a handful of bands, Two Fresh is at George’s and children’s author Clare Vanderpool visits the Fayetteville Public Library for a presentation and book signing event.

The Tuesday list:

Fayetteville Public Library: Facebook for Fledglings: A Beginners Guide to Safe Social Networking
Fayetteville Public Library: Children’s Author Clare Vanderpool
JJ’s Grill: Sarah Hughes
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Effron White and Emily Kaitz
Stone Pony: Black Tusk / Royal Thunder / East of the Wall / Hull
JR’s Lightbulb Club: E.D. Sedgwick / Crisco Kids / Glory Bones
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Acids of The East / Transmography
George’s Majestic Lounge: Two Fresh / NiT GriT

Tuesday Public Meetings

4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:15 p.m.Water and Sewer Committee * CanceledCity Hall, Room 326

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

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Anya Bruhin, Bo Counts, Brandon Schmidt, Brooke Alexander, Jeremy Scott, Jerry Faulkner, Lydia Jane, Mary Coll, and Michael Long.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Mad magazine cartoonist Al Jaffee is 91, actor William H. Macy is 62, actress Dana Delaney is 56, bassist Adam Clayton (U2) is 52, rapper Common is 40, singer Glenn Lewis is 37, musician James Dewees (The Get Up Kids) is 36, and actor Danny Masterson (That ’70s Show) is 36.

Edie Sedgwick – Silver Bullets