Daily Flyer: Wednesday, May 30

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News Briefs

Massey Burke’s “Karst” sculpture is one of two recently-completed outdoor art installations in the downtown entertainment district.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Two public art installations commissioned by the Walton Arts Center as part of the annual Artosphere festival are now complete, and ready to be enjoyed in Fayetteville.

A Fayetteville businessman and long-time advocate of animal welfare is so far the only resident to formally announce plans to take over the Ward 4, Position 2 City Council seat up for grabs in November.

Karcher, a global cleaning supplies company, last week announced plans to move three of its North American locations into a warehouse facility in Fayetteville.

Construction preparation is now underway at the site of an upcoming Academy Sports + Outdoors store in north Fayetteville.

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Wednesday Events

JJ’s Grill: Mo Brothers
Legacy Blues Lounge: Matt and Gus Smith
Greenhouse Grille: Sarah Hughes
Foghorn’s on College: Effron White’s open mic
Speakeasy: Un-Announced
Herman’s Ribhouse: TJ Scarlett
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Video Game Tournament
George’s Majestic Lounge: Wakarusa Pre Party

Wednesday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-21, Mailing ServicesCity Hall, Room 326
3:00 p.m.Special Firemen’s Pension Meeting*City Hall, Room 326
3:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-52, Construction – Park Entry SignsCity Hall, Room 219
5:00 p.m.Ordinance Review Committee*City Hall, Room 326

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Bret Ellington, Casey Gross, Dan Kelley, Dwain Cromwell, Jennifer Moore, Joe Cates, Loyd Bonner Ward and Naomi Rephan.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Michael J. Pollard is 73, country singer Wynonna Judd is 48, guitarist Tom Morello is 48, musician Stephen Malkmus is 46, singer Cee Lo Green is 38, rapper Remy Ma is 31 and singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart is 31.