Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

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News Briefs

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Four Fayetteville businesses, including three in the city’s entertainment district, were closed over the weekend due to apparent non-payment of sales tax.

Dickson Street Inn manager Hannah Mills resigned from her position on Monday after nearly two years of service as a member of the volunteer group. Her resignation is effective immediately.

Tickets for the inaugural Thunder on the Mountain country music and camping festival went on sale Tuesday. The festival, set for June 6-8 on Mulberry Mountain, will include performances by Toby Keith, Luke Bryan, Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentry and many more.

Head Razorback football coach Bret Bielema has made the first major hire of his Arkansas career. Bielema on Tuesday announced that Chris Ash, who led the defense for him at Wisconsin, was hired as Defensive Coordinator at Arkansas this week.

Wednesday Events

1 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: UA marketing: “Non Profit Marketing for Hunger Relief”
8 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: DJ EJ: Ugly Sweaters & Beautiful Beats
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Dave Malm
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
7 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Adams Collins
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Jeff Horton Blues Jam
8 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields Duo
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Pagiins / Oils / Swimming
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Lionize / The Inner Party / Revolution Butterfly / Michael Tisdale & the Union

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Wednesday Meetings

1:30 p.m.Fourth Judicial District Drug Task ForceSpringdale Police Dept.
4:00 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
4:00 p.m.Nominating Committee InterviewsCity Hall, Room 326

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Holli Hill, Brenda Bigham, Sean Page and Kathy P. Thompson.
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Others: Game-show host Bob Barker is 89, singer Dionne Warwick is 72, radio and TV sports personality Mike Golic is 50, actress Jennifer Connelly is 42, country singer Hank Williams III is 40 and actress Mayim Bialik is 37.