Holly Taylor, Author at Gates County Index

Columns

Mentally preparing yourself for the holiday season

We all have holiday traditions. Sometimes it’s a big, time-consuming thing that we look forward to every year, and sometimes it’s just a small little ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Thursday, December 22, 2022 5:27 pm

News

Hunter ousted in race for NC House 5th District

Hanig defeats Jordan for region’s seat in the North Carolina Senate Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, November 18, 2022 5:48 pm

Columns

Weird words to befuddle your word game opponents

It’s been a while since I’ve had the opportunity, but I’ve always enjoyed attending a game night. Board games or card games, it doesn’t matter ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, November 18, 2022 5:42 pm

Columns

Safe driving is always a better alternative to being reckless

Last week, a car passed me while I was driving on Highway 158. That wouldn’t be too noteworthy for me to remember except that they ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Thursday, November 10, 2022 11:30 am

Opinion

Digitized data, harvest season, and clocks: relatable news from the world

Here are a few things going on with our neighbors around the world right now, according to stories from the Associated Press: Perhaps the biggest ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Wednesday, November 2, 2022 4:03 pm

Opinion

Maintain your body with good sleep habits

When we learned about healthy eating in elementary school, I remember it being compared to putting gas in a car. Your body is the vehicle, ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Wednesday, November 2, 2022 3:43 pm

News Main

Early voting opens this week

One-stop balloting is from Oct. 20 through Nov. 5 Read more

by Holly Taylor, Thursday, October 20, 2022 11:22 am

Columns

Check the ‘best by’ dates for the best buys

Earlier this month, I was browsing through articles from the Associated Press, and came across one about “best before” and similar labels on food causing ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Thursday, October 20, 2022 11:02 am

Columns

New combinations of deep-fried foods featured at this year’s state fair

Numerous events and activities happen every year in October. It’s a jam-packed, busy month! People who enjoy Halloween (as I mentioned in last week’s column) ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Thursday, October 13, 2022 11:06 am

Columns

The best parts of “spooky season” have arrived

With full acknowledgement that I wrote a column just a few weeks ago about the silliness of celebrating holidays too early, I must admit I’ve ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Thursday, October 13, 2022 10:55 am

< Older