Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Aug. 7

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News Briefs

Peppercorn is this week’s featured dog. He’s available for adoption at the Fayetteville Animal Shelter.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

This week’s featured pets are Peppercorn, a brindle-colored Great Dane mix pup, and Tabetha, a black and white Domestic Shorthair kitty. Both pets are available for adoption at the Fayetteville Animal Shelter.

Fayetteville cyclists will soon have a new option for biking from the city’s trail system to the downtown area. The Street Committee last week approved a proposal for the Spring Street Bikeway, route that will follow Spring Street east from Frisco Trail to the downtown square.

Eight people have submitted applications to fill a vacancy on the Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission. The seat became vacant with the resignation of Jammin’ Java owner Brandon Karn, who stepped down in June.

Terra Tots hosts a Prenatal Yoga today at 4 p.m. and Hugo’s has fish tacos on special. That and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor post.

Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Jose’s: Matt Jenkins
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Taj
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Rogue: Twisted Tuesdays DJ night with Spiff and DJ Toyco

Tuesday Public Meetings

6:00 p.m.City Council Agenda 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: Adam Zebrosky, Kelli Nixon, Abby ZurSchmiede, Dave Wright, Bernice Hembree, Kay Goss, Jon Moores, Ukiah Hawkins, Jeevan Uttamchandani and Nick Musial.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Bluesman Magic Slim is 75, humorist Garrison Keillor is 70, actor John Glover is 68, singer Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) is 54, actor David Duchovny is 52 and actress Charlize Theron is 37.