An apparently suicidal man who sat on the fourth-level ledge of a campus parking deck last night was finally convinced to climb down after over seven hours of attempted negotiations.
Walkers, joggers and bicyclists on Scull Creek Trail will soon be required to stop and activate a traffic signal button before crossing North Street.
A grocery store is open, and two new restaurants are soon coming to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Here’s what we know about them.
The League of Women Voters of Washington County and the City of Fayetteville will present a panel discussion of the proposed 0.25 percent sales tax to help fund public transit on Wednesday, May 2.
Flying Possum Leather owner Robert (Bob) Walker, 64, was arrested earlier this week, and faces felony charges for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.
- Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
- Rowdy Beaver Den: Ruckus
- JJ’s Grill: Tim Meitzen
- Walton Arts Center: Bourbon Tasting
- Legacy Blues Lounge: Jones and Leah
- Jammin’ Java: Acoustic jam
- Dickson Street Pub: Klint Bohannon / Lindyn Hughes / Lee Zodrow
- Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: UA Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble Concert
- Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared’s The Fall of the House
- Powerhouse Seafood: Travis Kidd Band
- Foghorn’s on College: Jeff Fox
- George’s Majestic Lounge: Hayes Carll
- UA University Theatre: UA Theatre presents Cabaret
- Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball
- Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Keith Nicholson
- Rogue: Vagabond Swing / Real Live Vikings
Thursday Public Meetings
|10:00 a.m.||Land Commissioner Deed Presentation||City Hall, Room 219|
|3:00 p.m.||Firemen’s Pension and Relief Fund Board of Trustees *||City Hall, Room 326|
|5:00 p.m.||Fayetteville School Board * (agenda PDF)||Adams Leadership Center|
|5:30 p.m.||Special Parks and Recreation Advisory Board *||1725 S. Smokehouse Trail|
|6:00 p.m.||City Hall, Room 326|
|6:00 p.m.||Housing Authority Board of Commissioners *||City Hall, Room 111|
» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actress-comedian Carol Burnett is 79, guitarist-songwriter Duane Eddy is 74, actor Giancarlo Esposito is 54, actor Jet Li is 49, actor-comedian Kevin James is 47, singer T-Boz of TLC is 42, actor Tom Welling is 35, actress Jordana Brewster is 32, and actor Channing Tatum is 32.