Former Mayor Dan Coody, who lost the 2008 runoff election to Lioneld Jordan after eight years in office, will once again run for mayor of Fayetteville in the November election.
Volunteers are needed for a tree, grass and shrub planting event from 4 to 7:30 p.m. today at Sweetbriar Park, 2645 E. Sweetbriar Dr. in Fayetteville.
J.T. Wampler, brewmaster and owner of Tanglewood Branch Beer Company in south Fayetteville, officially unveiled his first five locally-brewed creations yesterday afternoon.
Five Fayetteville High School students will sign National Letters of Intent to play college athletics at a ceremony at 3 p.m. today inside the high school cafeteria.
Penguin Ed’s has a new baby penguin statue, and whoever names it will win some cash. That and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor deals and news post.
L.A.-based metal band Five Finger Death Punch will play the Arkansas Music Pavilion tonight in support of their third album,”American Capitalist” released in October 2011. The group’s first two albums went gold after selling over 500,000 copies each in the United States. Trivium and In This Moment are set to open the 8 p.m. show. Tickets are currently $33.50 at waltonartscenter.org.
Also tonight, The Pimps of Joytime play George’s Majestic Lounge, Tim Meitzen is at JJ’s and Mitchell & Emery are at Tanglewood Branch Beer Company.
- Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
- Fayetteville Public Library: Find It, Fund It for Nonprofits
- JJ’s Grill: Tim Meitzen
- Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Blues jam
- Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Mitchell and Emery
- Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
- George’s Majestic Lounge: The Pimps of Joytime
- AMP: Five Finger Death Punch / Trivium / In This Moment
Tuesday Public Meetings
|4:00 p.m.||Walton Arts Center Council||Walton Arts Center|
|4:30 p.m.||City Council Agenda Session * (agenda)||City Hall, Room 326|
|5:15 p.m.||Water, Sewer and Solid Waste Committee *||City Hall, Room 326|
|6:15 p.m.||Equipment Committee *||City Hall, Room 326|
» 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: Comedian Don Rickles is 86, drummer Alex Van Halen of Van Halen is 59, actress Melissa Gilbert is 48, singer Enrique Iglesias is 37, and actress Julia Whelan is 28.