Posted on: October 3, 2016

Local Leaders Come Together to Build Stronger Business Environment

Holly Springs entrepreneurs gathered last week with agencies that provide support to small businesses in an initiative to build a stronger business environment in town. The meeting, called by the Town of Holly Springs Economic Development Department, resu...Read on...


Posted on: February 21, 2014

FCC to Investigate Barriers to Community Networks

We thought residents in North Carolina may be interested in an FCC announcement that may have enormous impact for municipalities and residents. North Carolina state law is the reason the Holly Springs fiber network cannot be directly used for fiber to th...Read on...


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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Shopping for Holiday Joy

We’re participating again this year in the “Christmas Store” initiative to brighten the holiday for area families in need. Donate unwrapped gifts for children up to age 14 by Monday, Dec. 5, at Town Hall.

New Horizons Fellowship operates ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Leaf Collection Ongoing, Slower Due to Truck Repairs

Leaf and yard waste collection is ongoing, but it may take trucks longer to reach your residence; three of the town’s four vacuum trucks were taken out of service this week due to mechanical issues. Holly Springs Public Works staff has ordered p...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Connector Roads to be Built by Developers

At its meeting Nov. 15, the Holly Springs Town Council approved plans for two subdivisions where the subdivision developers will build portions of connector roads planned for years on the Holly Springs Comprehensive Transportation Plan.

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Town Offices Closed for Employee Luncheon Dec. 14

Town offices will close from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14 so that town employees can attend the annual holiday luncheon. Essential operations including police and fire will continue uninterrupted during the Dec. 14 lunch closure.Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Billing Cycle Changes for Some Utility Customers

If your utility bill seems unexpectedly low or high anytime over the next few months, it may be because your billing cycle has changed.

As we update our water meter system, the date each month that we read the meter is changing for some customers. This...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Leaf Collection Season Begins

Yard waste collection doesn’t follow a set schedule during our annual leaf collection season, which began Tuesday, Nov. 1. Instead, the town’s four vacuum trucks rotate continuously through Holly Springs collecting leaves. Trucks collect leaves every week...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Signal Adjustments in Progress at Redesigned Intersection

Avent Ferry Road traffic turning left onto N.C. 55 toward Apex flowed much better Monday morning as intended with intersection redesign.

Even so, more changes to signal timing are needed so that traffic from all directions moves as efficiently as poss...Read on...


Posted on: November 17, 2016

Connector Roads to be Built by Developers

At its meeting Nov. 15, the Holly Springs Town Council approved plans for two subdivisions where the subdivision developers will build portions of connector roads planned for years on the Holly Springs Comprehensive Transportation Plan.

The Bridgeberr...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Road, Sidewalk Projects Move Forward

At the Holly Springs Town Council’s Oct. 18 meeting, the council approved funding for right-of-way purchase for widening Avent Ferry Rd. from N.C. 55 to Piney Grove-Wilbon Rd., design of a sidewalk connecting the Holly Springs Towne Center shopping center...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Council Approves Larger Second Phase Building for Rex Healthcare

At its Oct. 4 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved a development plan amendment for Rex Healthcare's second phase building, increasing its size from two to three stories, and from 32,600 to 49,000 square feet.

The council also approved of a...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Shopping Center, Road Improvements Coming Along Sunset Lake Road

Plans for additional buildings in the Sunset Lake Commons Shopping Center and numerous road improvements to be constructed by the developer moved forward at the Holly Springs Town Council’s Sept. 20 meeting.

At the meeting, the council approved plans f...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Accessible Fishing Pier to be Built at Bass Lake Park, Thanks to NCWRC

A universally accessible fishing pier extending 65 feet into the water will be built at Bass Lake Park, thanks to funding from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. At its Aug. 16 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council entered into a memorand...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Council acknowledges National Farmers Market Week in Holly Springs

At its Aug. 2 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council acknowledged National Farmers Market Week as designated by the United States Department of Agriculture. The Holly Springs Farmers Market is celebrating its 10th season and plans customer appreciation d...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Road, Greenway Connection Projects Move Forward with NCDOT Funding

The Holly Springs Town Council has approved agreements with the N.C. Department of Transportation to obtain nearly $1.8 million to connect North Main Athletic Complex with N.C. 55 Bypass and extend a greenway underneath the highway.

In agreements appr...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

Council passes FY 2016-17 budget

At its June 7 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council passed a budget for FY 2016-17. The budget lowers the property tax rate by 1/4 of a cent to 43.25 cents per $100 property valuation, providing the same amount of revenue in light of the countywide prop...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Council to Reevaluate Stinson No-Parking Zone and Cemetery Policy

At its May 17 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council decided to further examine requests from residents to remove a no-parking zone recently established on Stinson Avenue and revise the Holly Springs Cemetery policy.

The no-parking zone was establishe...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Proposed Budget Presented to Council

Holly Springs Town Manager Charles Simmons presented his proposed fiscal year 2016-2017 budget to the Town Council at its meeting May 3. The proposed budget calls for the tax rate, currently at 43.5 cents per $100 valuation, to be lowered to 43.25 cents. ...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Council Amends Golf Cart Ordinance Inspection Requirement

At its April 5 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council made it easier for golf cart owners to comply with the town ordinance regulating golf carts driven on neighborhood roads.

The amendment requires an annual golf cart inspection by the Police Departm...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Council Approves Contracts for Improvements for Avent Ferry, N.C. 55

Expect construction to begin in April on the intersection improvements at Avent Ferry and N.C. 55 and on Main Street Extension; the Holly Springs Town Council approved project budgets and awarded the construction and administration contracts for the work ...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2016

Wake Transit Plan Update Presented to Town Council

At the March 1 Holly Springs Town Council meeting, Tim Maloney, director of Wake County Planning, Development & Inspections, gave an overview of the recommended Wake County Transit Plan, an effort to provide different ways for people to move around in...Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2016

Council Accepts Additional Funding from NCDOT for Avent Ferry Intersection Improvements

At the Holly Springs Town Council's Feb. 16 meeting, the council approved entering into a municipal agreement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation for $300,000 in additional funding for the Avent Ferry Road/N.C. 55 intersection improvement...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Council approves backyard hens ordinance

At its Feb. 2 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved an ordinance to allow residents to raise hens if certain conditions are met.

The ordinance allows up to three hens to be kept in residential lots of 10,000 square feet or more. Requiremen...Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2016

Improvements for Avent Ferry, N.C. 55 Take Another Step Forward at Council Meeting

At its January 19 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council formally approved a more than $9 million project budget for improvements to lessen congestion along Avent Ferry Road and N.C. 55, among other business. The funding is contingent upon the state appr...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Town to Celebrate Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

At the Holly Springs Town Council’s Jan. 5 meeting, Mayor Dick Sears proclaimed Jan. 17-18 as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Days in Holly Springs. The local MLK Day Celebration Committee plans a Dream Walk on Sunday, Jan. 17, at 3 p.m. from the Oakhall Shop...Read on...