Daily Flyer: Monday, Aug. 6

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News Briefs

Two cyclists ride south along Scull Creek Trail while a jogger heads west on the newly constructed Meadow Valley Trail.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Now that Meadow Valley Trail is open, it’s time to celebrate. A ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at the Barton Pavilion at Agri Park.

Fayetteville police are searching for a man suspected of shooting a woman on Wedington Drive on Sunday.

Here’s a list of public meetings scheduled in Fayetteville for this week.

A new season of Razorback football begins in less than a month, marking the Hogs’ official start of the 2012-13 season as a Top 10 team.

Monday Events

JJ’s Grill: Bill Dollar
West Mountain Brewing Company: What’s Brewing: Brown Ales & Stout
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
Powerhouse Seafood: Copelin Bates
Rogue: Wretched / The Battle Within / Slag Hammer

Monday Public Meetings

3:45 p.m.Board of Adjustments *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Parks and Recreation 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: James Morell, Christina Owens, Nnazarine Nyambura, Nathan Griffee, Felecia Faro, Judy Luna, Lynn Davis, Ashley Goad, Jay Hedegard, Gale Wingate, Billy Harp and Sarah Beth Taldo-Brothers.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Jazz bassist Charlie Haden is 75, writer-director M. Night Shyamalan is 42, singer Geri Halliwell is 40, actress Vera Farmiga is 39, actress Soleil Moon Frye is 36 and actress Melissa George is 36.