Daily Flyer: Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

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USA TODAY just released its nominees for the Best College Town Weekend travel award contest, and of course, Fayetteville made the list. Readers can cast one vote per day through Monday, Oct. 6.

Officials will kick off an official branding campaign for Midtown Fayetteville this weekend at Evelyn Hills Shopping Center during the Midtown Music Showcase.

Walmart is listed as a developer requesting a rezoning of 6.16 acres along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Hill and Government avenues.

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From the UA

Zehava Uni, a professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, will speak on the UA campus Friday as part of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Global Food Opportunities seminar series.


Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
7 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Comedy open mic
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Eli Amey
7 p.m.  The AMP: Jake Owen / Eli Young Band / The Cadillac Three
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: One Man, Two Guvnors
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Jeff Horton Trio
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Mountain Shore
8:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Isayah’s All Star’s
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: PlanetRAWK
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Vinyl Night
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival

Thursday Meetings

9 a.m.Subdivision Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
10 a.m.Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting for: Bid 14-54,
Construction – Maple St @ Hwy 112 Water & Sewer Relocation
Water & Sewer Building, Classroom
1:30 p.m.Airport Board *Airport Conference Room
3 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 14-53 Town Branch Trail BridgeCity Hall, Room 326

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Cynthia VanBibber, Andy Trevathan, Arrate Pagoaga, Steven Brown, Linda Duck, Jeanette Parette, Philip McCoy, JR Hinkson, Lindsey Bickel and John Davis.
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Celebrities: Drummer Mickey Hart of Grateful Dead is 71, guitarist Tommy Shaw of Styx and Damn Yankees is 61, bassist Victor Wooten of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones is 50, musician Moby is 49, journalist Maria Bartiromo is 47, actor Harry Connick Jr. is 47, actress Laura Wright is 44, rapper Ludacris is 37, guitarist Jonny Buckland of Coldplay is 37 and rapper Jae Millz is 31.