Daily Flyer: Monday, April 9

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News Briefs

Farmer & The Markets play on the northeast corner of the downtown square Saturday morning during the opening day of the 2012 Fayetteville Farmers’ Market.

Staff photo

Demolition at the site of the upcoming 555 Maple complex will once again require closure of Frisco Trail between Maple and Lafayette streets from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 9.

Amy “Bailey” Kelly was recently promoted to captain after serving eight years with the Fayetteville Fire Department. She is the first woman to earn the rank of captain in the history of the department.

Fayetteville was recently named a ‘Tree City USA’ for the 17th straight year.

Will Long suspend Petrino, dock him some pay and attach an extremely tight leash or will he take a strong stance by firing him? Here’s our poll.

In his inaugural column here on the Flyer, Christopher Spencer implores the Fayetteville A&P Commission to buy the Old Post Office building and put it to civic use.

Monday Events


Fayetteville Public Library: BookTalk
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
JJ’s Grill: Effron White
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray

Monday Public Meetings

1:00 p.m.Advertising & Promotion Commission TourScarpino, 329 N. West Ave
2:00 p.m.Advertising & Promotion Commission * (agenda)Town Center
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
6:00 p.m.Animal Services Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
6:30 p.m.School Board Zone MeetingWashington Elementary

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

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Amanda Adams, Ean Bordeaux, Jody Williams, Jules Brown, Kara Bryan, Karrie Nuckols, Melissa Owings, Robert Ward, Roger Bubniak, Sarah Downing, and Sherryl Barger.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner is 86, actor Dennis Quaid is 58, actor Mark Pellegrino is 47, actress Keshia Knight Pulliam is 33, guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. (The Strokes) is 32, actress Leighton Meester is 26, actress Kristen Stewart is 22, and actress Elle Fanning is 14.