Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Aug. 8

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News Briefs

Two tennis courts at Wilson Park are set to be renovated using grant money from the United States Tennis Association.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

The Fayetteville City Council approved a plan to renovate two public tennis courts at Wilson Park using a grant from the United States Tennis Association. The money will pay to resurface two of the park’s six full-size tennis courts, one of which will be converted into four 36-foot courts designed for children 10 and younger.

Here’s a list of other action taken during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.

After 19 years on Dickson Street, chef Peter Steinhart announced the closing of 1936 Club restaurant. Saturday, Aug. 11 is the last day of business.

Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced the arrest of a man suspected of shooting a woman on Wedington Drive Sunday morning. Eric Thomas Frankenhauser, 40, was arrested Tuesday by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in Ohio.

Wednesday Events

Greenhouse Grille: Dave Gesualdo
JJ’s Grill: Darren Ray
Legacy Blues Lounge: Mike Lavender Duo
Jose’s: Karaoke
The Lightbulb Club: School of Rock / Hamburgesa / Moon Magnets
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: TJ Scarlett
Herman’s Ribhouse: Copelin
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Video game tournament
Foghorn’s on College: Effron White
Nightbird Books: Dirty Fist! / Real Live Tigers

Wednesday Public Meetings

4:00 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Meghan Walton, Nick Brightwell, Leann Vick, Brig Caldwell, Melissa Lea-Spencer, Timmyjoe Ross, Ann Ramage, Jennifer Fay, Dagon Hut, Jo DeRocher and John Morgan.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Actor Dustin Hoffman is 75, actor Larry Wilcox (CHiPS) is 65, guitarist The Edge (U2) is 51, drummer Rikki Rockett (Poison) is 51, rapper Kool Moe Dee is 50, singer Scott Stapp (Creed) is 39, guitarist Tom Linton (Jimmy Eat World) is 37, singer J.C. Chasez (‘N Sync) is 36 and actress Countess Vaughn is 34.