Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Sept. 12

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News Briefs

A USA Drug store at 1572 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville is one of 76 locations scheduled to be closed in November.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Twenty-seven USA Drug stores in Arkansas are set to close in November, including both Fayetteville locations on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and North College Avenue.

Bratwursts, burgers, fried chicken drummies, and beer are the planned staples of a new bar and grill set to open on 15th Street in Fayetteville.

UA student camping will be permitted for the Arkansas-Alabama football game on Saturday, Sept. 15, UA officials announced on Tuesday. Also, Arkansas officials are calling for a “Red Out” during the game.

The stage schedule for the 2012 Harvest Music Festival was released earlier this week.

Wednesday Events

UA Old Main / Giffels Auditorium: Guest Lecture – “Memory, The Engine of Thought” by Mary Carruthers
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Legacy Blues Lounge: Wes & Miles
Foghorn’s on College: Open mic w/ Effron White
Fayetteville Public Library: Arkansas And The Wild West
Herman’s Ribhouse: Copelin
Jose’s: Karaoke
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: The Vine Brothers
Dickson Street Pub: Sarah Hughes
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia
UARK Bowl: Stand-up Open Mic Night
George’s Majestic Lounge: David Lindley

Wednesday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda PDF)City Hall, Room 326
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: Jessica Egolf, Kirk Lanier, Chad Maupin, Katie Kirk, Bettina Vanderpool and Nathan Bates.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Actor Ian Holm is 81, country singer George Jones is 81, drummer Neil Peart of Rush is 60, singer Ben Folds is 46, comedian Louis C.K. is 45, guitarist Larry LaLonde of Primus is 44, singer Ruben Studdard is 34 and singer-actress Jennifer Hudson is 31.