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Clif Bar & Company, a 20-year-old manufacturer of energy bars headquartered in Emery, Calif., will soon open a regional sales office on Dickson Street.
City officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday to celebrate a new kiosk placed near the southern trail entrance of Mount Sequoyah Woods. The sign illustrates and describes the natural trails, flora, and wildlife of the area.
The Bobby Petrino scandal has officially gone international. Taiwanese company Next Media Animation, known for its animated takes on current events, released a brief re-telling of Petrino’s recent antics.
Fayetteville Roots Festival organizers confirmed today that legendary singer/songwriter John Prine will co-headline the four-day festival set to begin Aug. 23.
The full list:
- Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
- JJ’s Grill: Barrett Baber
- Legacy Blues Lounge: Jones and Leah
- Jammin’ Java: Acoustic jam
- Dickson Street Pub: Singer-Songwriter Showcase
- Powerhouse Seafood: The Swoops
- Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: The Fall of the House
- Walton Arts Center: Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
- Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Tiffany Christopher
- Kingfish: Cindy Woolf
- Rowdy Beaver Den: Jeff Horton Band
- Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball & Friends
- George’s Majestic Lounge: Randy Rogers Band
- Smoke & Barrel Tavern: DJ Derrick
- UARK Bowl: Stand-up Open Mic
Thursday Public Meetings
|9:00 a.m.||Subdivision Committee *||City Hall, Room 326|
|12:00 p.m.||Fayetteville Forward Inclusion Group||City Hall, Room 111|
|1:30 p.m.||Airport Board *||Drake Field, Conference Room|
|5:00 p.m.||School Board Workshop – Grade Configuration||Adams Leadership Center|
|5:30 p.m.||Historic District Commission *||City Hall, Room 326|
|5:30 p.m.||Environmental Action Committee *||City Hall, Room 111|
|6:00 p.m.||Fayetteville Forward Creative Economy Group||New Design School|
» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Musician Herbie Hancock is 72, actor Ed O’Neill is 66, actor Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years) is 65, talk-show host David Letterman is 65, actor Andy Garcia is 56, country singer Vince Gill is 55, singer Amy Ray (Indigo Girls) is 48, actress Shannen Doherty is 41, and actress Claire Danes is 33.