Daily Flyer: Monday, June 11

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News Briefs

Joggers cross North Street while newly installed traffic lights hang over the road at the Scull Creek Trail intersection last week.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

A new traffic light is set to be activated this week on North Street at the Scull Creek Trail crossing. City officials say the light will be set to flash-mode today and will begin normal operation on Wednesday.

If you’ve been thinking about adopting a dog or cat, now might be the time to do so. The Fayetteville Animal Shelter is offering $10 adoptions through Friday, June 15.

Local non-profit organization Feed Fayetteville has partnered with Seeds That Feed to collect donations of fresh, local produce for distribution to area food pantries.

With a Frisco Trail southern extension on the horizon, city officials are asking residents to help decide the best way for trail users to cross Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Monday Events

Stand-up comedy at the Lightbulb Club

The Lightbulb Club will host a live five-man stand-up comedy show tonight. Set to perform are: Chris Cubas and Cameron Buchholtz from Austin, Texas; John Tole of Dallas; BradChad Porter of Oklahoma City; and Fayetteville comedian Ray Porter. Doors at 9 p.m., show at 10 p.m. Ages 21 and up. $3 cover.

Full list:

Fayetteville Public Library: BookTalk Book Club
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: The Matt Jenkins Group
JJ’s Grill: Amber & Emma
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
Rogue: Vital remains / HYMNS / Slagg Hammer / Auric / Macrocosm
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
Powerhouse Seafood: Sean Kemp
JR’s Lightbulb Club: Live Stand-Up Comedy Show

Monday Public Meetings

4:00 p.m.Public Library Board of TrusteesFPL, Henry Board Room
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
6:00 p.m.Animal Services Advisory Board *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: Ashley Foster, Ashley Stone, Candice Houser, Cornell McClellan, Erin McCamey-Crawley, Glen Wheeler, Jenni Kirstein, Jennifer Sherbondy, Lindsey Cain and Melissa Arens.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Gene Wilder is 79, drummer Frank Beard of ZZ Top is 63, actor Hugh Laurie is 53, actor Peter Dinklage is 43 and actor Shia LaBeouf is 26.