Daily Flyer: Wednesday, July 18

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News Briefs

Cory Branan

Courtesy photo

Cory Branan, the Nashville songwriter who once lived in an apartment across the street from the Castle at Wilson Park, is back in town tonight for a show at George’s Majestic Lounge. Tickets are $10, show starts at 9 p.m.

Today’s special meeting of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has been cancelled. The group will instead meet on Monday, Aug. 6 inside City Hall room 111.

Tom Green and Bobcat Goldthwait will headline the fall comedy season at UARK Bowl.

The next Cash Mob Fayetteville event will benefit Lauren Embree Jewelry and Greenhouse Grille this Saturday.

Have you seen this week’s featured pets available at the Fayetteville Animal Shelter? Check ’em out.

Here’s a brief post on the action taken at last night’s City Council meeting.

Wednesday Events

Greenhouse Grille: Paul Sammons
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Ner D’ Well
Herman’s Ribhouse: Bob Wist
Legacy Blues Lounge: Ashley McBryde
Arsaga’s on Crossover: Singer Songwriter Circle
Dickson Street Pub: Sarah Hughes
Foghorn’s on College: Effron White
George’s Majestic Lounge: Cory Branan / Audra Mae
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Drive-In Speaker Box’s Tavern Trivia
The Lightbulb Club: Treemotel / The Inner Party

Wednesday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
12:00 p.m.Special Parks and Recreation Advisory Board – CancelledLake Fayetteville, Marina Porch
1:30 p.m.Fourth Judicial District Task ForceFPD, EOC Room
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-61, HD 4×4 Pickup Trucks Re-BidCity Hall, Room 326
5:00 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Jackson Williams, Brian Sorensen, Josh Austin, Virginia Vega, Traci Wyatt, Macy Brooks, Brittney Spurlock, Daniel Jacobs, Robin McClelland, Brandy McNair, Randy Edwards, Matej Barat, Carrie Fisch, Mekenna Scott and Meagan Sellmeyer.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Singer Martha Reeves of Martha and the Vandellas is 71, country singer Ricky Skaggs is 58, actress Elizabeth McGovern is 51, keyboardist John Hermann (Widespread Panic) is 50, actor Vin Diesel is 45, rapper M.I.A. is 37, actress Kristen Bell is 32 and singer Ryan Cabrera is 30.