Daily Flyer: Tuesday, June 5

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News Briefs

Signs warn motorists of construction on Garland Avenue Tuesday morning. Crews began working last week to prepare the area for a widening project from North to Janice streets.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

About 25 people attended the mayor’s second Town Hall Meeting of the year to hear various department directors discuss what’s been happening in the city over the past few months.

Here is a brief overview of what to expect at tonight’s City Council meeting including links to PDF documents for each item.

Carl Jackson, the Grammy-award winning player, singer, songwriter, producer, banjo picker, and guitar player extraordinaire is set to perform on Mount Sequoyah on Saturday, June 23.

Photos have surfaced of black Arkansas Razorbacks football uniforms that could be the new alternate jerseys for 2012.

Local fitness studio b·fit is offering a free class for first-time visitors. That and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor post.

Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
JJ’s Grill: Joe the Show
Lewis Soccer Complex: Fayetteville Disc Summer League
Fayetteville Public Library: Power of the Pen: Veterans Write
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Darren Ray / Mosey West / Cody Russell
Mt. Sequoyah: Donna Sternja

Tuesday Public Meetings

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: Aida Caldera-Diaz, Brittaney Wright, Brittney McCormack, Frank Graham, Jessica Luhn, Lisa Whitaker, Michael Gallagher, Reid Alexander and Shane Logan.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Drummer Nicko McBrain of Iron Maiden is 60, saxophonist Kenny G is 56, actor/producer Jeff Garlin is 50, actor Ron Livingston is 45, singer Brian McKnight is 43, actor Mark Wahlberg is 41 and ctress Liza Weil is 35.