A Freeze Is Coming

October 21, 2022

Politics

Get A Civics Refresher Before Voting Day With The Natural Election Podcast

NWA Daily

Get a brief education of the ins and outs of Arkansas governance and the upcoming election with KUAF’s Natural Election podcast series.  

  • Live local: National elections may grab the headlines, but local elections have an immediate effect on our day to day. So it's important we learn about the Arkansas Ballot Issues being voted on in this election. 
  • Civics class: Each episode focuses on a different element of the Arkansas government, like how the legislature works or an explanation of a quorum court

Find episodes of Natural Election HERE

Sponsored by The Little Candle of NWA 

Smell The Autumn Breeze At The Little Candle Of NWA 

The Little Candle of NWA

Get a whiff of the fall fragrance collection at The Little Candle of NWA, a local candle maker in Downtown Rogers that offers a rotating collection of soy wax candles. 

  • Handcrafted: Candles are all poured in house in the storefront at 112 N 3rd St. with high-quality clean fragrances and essential oils free of harmful chemicals.
  • Local scents: Apart from their rotating seasonal scents, The Little Candle has an awesome NWA Collection with aromas inspired by different destinations around NWA. 

Follow on social for updates about candle workshops and private events HERE

Events

Fayetteville’s Frost Fest Returns In February

Fossil Cove Brewing Company

A freeze is forecasted for February as Fayetteville’s coolest craft beer fest returns after a three year hiatus. Save the date, Frost Fest is Feb 4. 

  • The ice age is over: The last Frost Fest was in Feb of 2020, just before the pandemic froze the show, but “the yeti is thawing” and will be back for 2023. 
  • Cool party: Organized by the folks behind Fossil Cove Brewery, the festival showcases local breweries and supports local organizations with lots of craft beer, food trucks, and live music. 

You won’t want to miss it! Follow Fossil Cove for updates HERE

Travel

XNA Adding New Direct And One-Stop Flights

Breeze Airways

Yesterday, Breeze Airways announced plans to add three new flight destinations from NW Arkansas National Airport beginning in 2023. 

  • Direct: The airline will operate direct flights to Phoenix Sky Harbor and Orlando International twice a week at rates as low as $49 each way, just in time for a warm weather escape this winter.
  • BreezeThru: They also plan to add the first BreezeThru route from XNA, a direct flight to Charleston with a stay-in-your-seat stop in Orlando. 

Keep up to date with airport news HERE

Real Estate

Housing Prices Continue To Rise In NWA

NWA Daily

The average cost of buying a home in NWA has seen a steep increase, though high mortgage rates have caused a 4.3% decline in the number of home sales compared to this time last year. 

  • Benton: The average home sale price in Benton County has reached $401,950, a 16.3% increase compared to this quarter in 2021. 
  • Washington: Washington County’s home sale price increased by 15.8%, averaging $361,971 compared to last year’s $312,467. 

Read the Talk Business & Politics article HERE

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