Holly Chavez

Holly Chavez is a News Columnist at Grit Daily. She enjoys sharing hot, trending news stories with her readers. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, she focuses her writing on travel, brands and tech. Holly's professional interests include business and entrepreneurship. 

As California Wildfires Rage, Volunteers Breathlessly Race to Save Horses

There are currently eight wildfires in California that have blazed across almost 91,000 combined acres. While local residents continue to evacuate, horse rescue groups are descending upon the ravaged areas to save as many lives as possible. Grit Daily spoke to some of the people on the front lines to find out how they find and evacuate horses that their owners had to leave behind. Horse Rescue Groups Mobilize in California When wildfires begin, horse rescue groups like Southern California...

Horror Continues to Thrive with the Scariest Books of 2019

Horror has returned in a big way, and Grit Daily is here to tell you about some of the scariest books of 2019. From movies selling more than a combined $1 billion in tickets to Bird Box becoming Netflix’s most watched title of the past year, it’s clear that audiences are no longer earmarking horror just for the Halloween season. Speaking of Bird Box, the Netflix smash hit first came to life as a bestselling book by author Josh Malerman. Several other recent horror titles have cracked numerous...

Entrepreneur Michael Nova Overcame Adversity to Save his B2B Custom Printing Company…and Himself

Entrepreneurs often face a long list of obstacles on their way to success. As Virgin Group founder Richard Branson once said, “Failures didn’t put me off at all…I was confident there would be another [business] on the way.” Michael Nova, the Director of Nova Custom Printing, has lots of experience dealing with adversity and failure. But unlike many hopeful entrepreneurs before him, Nova didn’t let this drive him away from his dreams. Fall Down Seven Times, Rise Up Eight Part of Nova’s approach...

Millennial Entrepreneurs Lead the Way with Hemp, CBD Industries

For some, millennials seem to embody several of the worst qualities of human nature. And, as the latest batch of millennials collects their college diplomas and head into the workforce, they face a host of stereotypes and misconceptions. This categorization may be unfair because they might just be young. However, fair or not, they are often branded as lazy, narcissistic, and lacking a good work ethic. Up until today, these stereotypes have stayed in place. Meanwhile, others of this generation...

23andMe Test Connects Two Brothers Who Chose the Same Career

The controversial DNA testing company founded by Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe, has a proven history of connecting people with long-lost relatives. In the latest example of the company’s prowess, two half-brothers who had never known about each other’s existence have now met for the first time — thanks to the 23andMe test. And, in what almost seems like a Hollywood turn of events, the siblings also learned that they both chose a career in law enforcement. 23andMe Connected the Brothers in...

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