Daily Flyer: Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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Local news

The old City Hospital property, located south of the Fayetteville Public Library at Rock Street and School Avenue, is the planned home of a facility expansion that will nearly double the size of the current library.

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City officials are inviting residents to help celebrate the opening of the new College Avenue flyover bridge this afternoon.

Fayetteville Public Library officials recently agreed to move forward with a proposed expansion plan that would add about 80,000 square feet to the facility, nearly doubling the size of the library.

Fayetteville Police apologized recently after a mistake that sent automatic phone calls to area residents from the recently launched Fayetteville Alert System.

Here’s a Q&A with local band Backroad Anthem, who are putting Fayetteville on the country music map.

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Brett Brecheisen was named Assistant Communications Director at the University of Arkansas athletics department on Tuesday and will work primarily with the football program.

SEC basketball coaches are in favor of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s plan to do away with the “one and done” rule that allows college basketball players to declare for the NBA Draft after one year in college.


Wednesday Events

5 p.m.  Uptown Fayetteville: Flyover ribbon-cutting
6 p.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: Edible Ozarkansas Release Party
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Wednesday night Blues Therapy Sessions
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Live jazz w/ Adams Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Open mic night
7 p.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: Road Tripping with American Architecture Photographer, Timothy Hursley
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Karaoke
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Justin Leflar

Wednesday Meetings

9 a.m.Airport Board Marketing CommitteeDrake Field, Conference Room
9 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
6 p.m.Active Transportation Advisory Committee *City Hall, Room 326

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Stefanie Goseland, Joseph McDermott, Teresa Adams, Brock Gossett, Casee Baker, Vince Turner, Steve Clark and Kelli VanPelt.
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Others: Writer-director Larry David is 67, keyboardist Roy Bittan of the E Street Band is 65, rapper Monie Love is 44, singer Michelle Branch is 31, actress Ashley Tisdale is 29 and actress Lindsay Lohan is 28.