Daily Flyer: Tuesday, May 15

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News Briefs

The Old Post Office stands in the middle of the downtown square Monday afternoon. Purchase negotiations have ended between the Fayetteville A&P Commission and the building’s owner.

Photo: Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

The Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission has officially ended negotiations to purchase the Old Post Office building. Fayetteville Underground artists will instead to move to a different location on the square.

In other A&P news, the commission awarded $159,200 to help fund 18 projects during its regular spring special funding discussion Monday afternoon.

Traffic will continue to be restricted to one lane on sections of Crossover Road for the next eight weeks. Flagmen will direct drivers through the work zone between Highway 45 and Joyce Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Have you seen this week’s sponsor deals and news? If not, please check ’em out!

Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Fayetteville Public Library: Get Your Geek On – Word Up
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Mike Brower
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Blues jam

Tuesday Public Meetings

11:00 a.m.Roundabout GroundbreakingFutrall Drive and North Hills Boulevard
6:00 p.m.City Council Meeting * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

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

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Amanda Hallam, Anita Sowell-Dickey, Ben Buonaiuto, Geoff McCally, Kolin Blakely, Maudie Schmitt, Meredith Perkins, Richard Drake, Scott Hale, Stephanie Truitt and Steve Caraway.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Country singer K.T. Oslin is 70, musician Brian Eno is 64, sports TV and radio host Dan Patrick is 56, rapper Melle Mel is 51, actor David Krumholtz is 34, actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler is 31 and actress Alexandra Breckenridge is 30.