Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013

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News Briefs

Police displayed 54 pounds of marijuana and $1,100 in cash during a news conference Tuesday at the Fayetteville Police Department.

Photo: Todd Gill

We’ve noticed several new restaurants that have either opened, or are preparing to open in Fayetteville over the next few weeks. Here’s a brief overview.

As expected, Fayetteville was named a Volunteer Community of the Year for the fourth consecutive time.

Police seized 54 pounds of marijuana and arrested two men on drug charges following a traffic stop on Hwy. 412 on Sunday.

The Arkansas men’s basketball team takes on Mississippi State tonight at 8 p.m. inside Bud Walton Arena. For those without tickets, the game will be televised by CSS Sports.

Wednesday Events

6 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: T2 Playreading Workshop
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Sarah Hughes
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6 p.m.  Rogue: Audible Chocolate Happy Hour
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Jeff Horton Blues Band
8 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: UA men’s basketball vs. Mississippi State
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Kentucky Knife Fight

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Wednesday Meetings

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Anthony Ball, Melissa Broyles-Langley, Melissa Swann, Brent Robinson, Frans Schimper, Jeremy Head, Alli Condra, Nanette Gusick, Margaret Barber, Chrissee Littrell, Jason Dinh and Martha Molina.

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Others: Singer Anita Pointer of the Pointer Sisters is 65, actor Richard Dean Anderson is 63, singer-guitarist Robin Zander of Cheap Trick is 60, singer Anita Baker is 55, actress Tiffani Thiessen is 39, bassist Nick Harmer of Death Cab for Cutie is 38, actress Julia Jones is 32.