Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Aug. 21

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News Briefs

Signs are up at Aquafire Restaurant & Bistro on Dickson Street. The building was last home to 1936 Club, which recently closed after 19 years in business.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

The filing period for City Council and other municipal candidates ended Friday, meaning the races are set for the Nov. 6 general election.

Two more Ward 2 candidates filed last week entering the City Council race including incumbent Matthew Petty and perennial local candidate Adam Fire Cat.

Renovation of the 80-year-old swimming pool at Wilson Park is set to begin today. The work will include repairing cracks in the pool and deck, removing pool plaster and replacing the pool and deck surface.

Local businesses interested in doing business with the City of Fayetteville are invited to a free vendor workshop scheduled for Friday, Aug. 24 at the Clarion Inn.

The students are back in town and several Flyer Sponsors are offering back-to-school specials this week. Check out the full list of weekly deals and more.

Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Fayetteville Public Library: Grants 101 Workshop
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Jose’s: Mike and Grady
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Dead Irish Blues
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Rogue: Twisted Tuesdays DJ night

Tuesday Public Meetings

6:00 p.m.City Council Meeting * (agenda PDF)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: Elise Dudley, J Bell Richey, John Berry, Kristina Thomas, Michael Bahn, Chadd Wilson, Jim Key, Scoot Walton and Mary Scheele.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Actor-filmmaker-writer Melvin Van Peebles is 80, singer Kenny Rogers is 74, singer Jackie DeShannon is 71, actress Kim Cattrall is 56, TV personality Brody Jenner is 29, actress Hayden Panettiere is 23 and actor RJ Mitte is 20.