Daily Flyer: Monday, April 30

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News Briefs

Cyclists line up on Church Avenue near Center Street on Sunday during the Joe Martin Stage Race in Fayetteville. (More photos here)

Photo: Chris Lankford

Despite efforts to drum up support for naming a Fayetteville alleyway after a fictional street from the Harry Potter book series, the majority of city council members opted against the name “Diagon Alley.” The signs are now up.

A public discussion regarding the upcoming Frisco Trail extension is set for 5:30 p.m. today behind Greenhouse Grille.

FHS athletics officials are selling pieces of the old gym floor which was recently demolished.

Here are this week’s scheduled public meetings with a couple of links to agendas.

You’ve seen the Wakarusa 2012. You’ve probably got tickets. Now, it’s time to map out a plan of exactly who to see. Here’s the stage schedule.

Monday Events


JJ’s Grill: Keith Nicholson
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Matt Jenkins and Friends
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
Walton Arts Center: UA Concert Band and Wind Symphony Concert
Rogue: Origin / Cattle Decapitation / Decrepit Birth / Aborted
Powerhouse Seafood: Steve Dimmitt
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
George’s Majestic Lounge: EOTO / Kraddy

Monday Public Meetings

2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-39, Construction – Installation of Concrete PadCity Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Frisco Trail Southern Extension Community Input Session/Trail WalkBehind Greenhouse Grille
7:00 p.m.Ward 4 Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

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

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Amy Morrow, Brenna Blackwell, Joe Newman, John Lester, Keyla Reed, Lauren Galle, Meghan Collins, Melissa Boyte, Nao Ueda, Paul Harris, Raven Fisher, Sandy Ward, Sarah Fennel, and Steve Autry.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Singer Willie Nelson is 79, singer Bobby Vee is 69, rapper Turbo B (Snap) is 45, singer Akon is 39, actor Johnny Galecki is 37, and actress Kirsten Dunst is 30.