Sharing the Love: Black-Owned NWA is a Vital Service for the Region

Sharing the Love: Black-Owned NWA is a Vital Service for the Region Photos by Jenn Terrell   Through making long-distance moves to the small, though activity-packed, Northwest Arkansas region eight years ago, two women found themselves cultivating community. After connecting through a local event, J’Aron “Jae” Merchant and Jazmine “Jazzy” Hudson quickly became best friends,…

Murder Mystery: Bad Medicine

Murder Mystery: Bad Medicine   The Palace Drug Store at 624 West Dickson Street in Fayetteville was a staple in the community. Besides getting their medicine there, folks would stop in for morning cups of coffee or afternoon milkshakes at the soda fountain. And the establishment sold stationery, school supplies, magazines, film, tobacco and a…