Daily Flyer: Monday, May 13, 2013

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News Briefs

This image shows the growth of Fayetteville from 1984 to 2012 using Google’s Earth Engine timelapse tool.

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A new tool, unveiled last week by Google, helps illustrate the growth of west Fayetteville over the last 28 years.

May is National Bike Month, and here in Fayetteville, city officials and the Bicycle Coalition of the Ozarks are once again encouraging people to ride a bicycle to work as many days as possible this week.

Please welcome Mount Sequoyah Retreat & Conference Center as the newest Flyer Sponsor. For those unfamiliar, Mount Sequoyah is a great place for family reunions, weddings and retreats, complete with lush gardens, rolling lawns, old trees, and outdoor gathering spaces for telling stories, recalling old memories, and creating new ones.

This week’s scheduled public meetings include the Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission, the Planning Commission, the Fayetteville Arts Council and more.

Monday Events

6 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jeff Gray and friends
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Vikki Cunningham
7:30 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Darren Ray
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam

Monday Meetings

12:00 p.m.Advertising and Promotion funding meeting (packet)Town Center
2:00 p.m.Advertising and Promotion Commission * (agenda)Town Center
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

Monday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Ginny Lauren Hulette, Ashley Creek, Mindy Denton, Emily Cochran, Kimberly Covington, Jody Suzanne, Samantha Linn and Kyle Empsall.
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Others: Actor Harvey Keitel is 74, singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder is 63, director/writer/producer Alan Ball is 56, comedian and TV host Stephen Colbert is 49, singer Darius Rucker is 47, guitarist Buckethead is 44, actor Robert Pattinson is 27 and actress Candice Accola is 26.