Daily Flyer: Monday, June 2, 2014

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Local news

Future home of Coco’s Lebanese Cafe.

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Our latest roundup of restaurant news includes seven new places to eat in Fayetteville.

Ownership of the iconic vintage clothing store Cheap Thrills recently changed hands after 22 years.

Volunteers are needed to help clean areas along the Town Branch at 3 p.m. tomorrow in Fayetteville.

Eight local high school seniors will be awarded college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

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JJ’s Grill has Crafty Hour each day from 6-7 p.m., featuring great deals on their impressive craft beer selection.

Handmade Market has delicious Sea Salt Pecans, Whiskey Praline Pecans and Red Pepper Pralines this week.

Slim Chickens will open a new location on Wedington Drive this month in Fayetteville.

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After securing a six-run third inning last night, Virginia went on to beat the Arkansas baseball team 9-2, ending the Razorbacks season.

The Arkansas football team was projected to finish last in the SEC West and 13th overall in the SEC this year in a recent poll of each school’s football information directors.


Monday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Trey O’dell
6:30 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
6:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: BookTalk@Night
7 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Copelin Bates

Monday Meetings

3 p.m.Special Firemen’s Pension Board Meeting *City Hall, Room 326
3:45 p.m.Board of Adjustments *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Parks and Recreation Advisory Board **City Hall, Room 111
6 p.m.Animal Services Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 326

Monday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Max Moore, Colleen Hughes, Ashley Williams, Joanna Farmer, Matthew Hilleary, Jack Buckley, Kaitlyn Rush, Ray Avery, Whitney Viala, Johnnie Washburn, Miranda Mitchell, Bruce Meyer, Delberta Larsen.
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Others: Actress Sally Kellerman is 77, drummer Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones is 73, actor Stacy Keach is 73, actor Charles Haid is 71, actor Jerry Mathers is 66, activist/author Cornel West is 61, actor Dennis Haysbert is 60, actor Dana Carvey is 59, NASCAR driver Kyle Petty is 54, actor Wentworth Miller is 42, actor/comedian Wayne Brady is 42, actor/producer Zachary Quinto is 37, and actor Justin Long is 36.