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Posted on: September 21, 2018

New Traffic Pattern to Open Downtown as Roadwork Continues

Ballentine Street Near Town Hall Converting to One-Way Street; Small Portions of Raleigh and Rogers Streets to Close Shortly Afterward 

The downtown portion of Ballentine Street soon will reopen as a one-way street heading eastward, or uphill, to ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Hospital Plans Approved, Citizen Well-Check Program Discussed

At its Sept. 18 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved the development plan for UNC REX Healthcare to build a 236,130-square-foot, seven-story hospital building at the intersection of South Main Street and the N.C. 55 Bypass. Construction is exp...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

N.C. Poet Laureate Featured at Holly Springs Book Festival

Enjoy More than 25 Adult and Children’s Authors from Multiple Genres at the Holly Springs Cultural Center

Meet more than 25 authors, including N.C. Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green, and enjoy presentations and readings, panel discussions and more...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Town Collecting Supplies for Areas Hard Hit by Storm

The town is collecting supplies and other donations for first responders, cleanup crews and residents in areas dealing with the effects of Hurricane Florence.

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What's Collected: Nonperishable dry or canned goods, bottled wate...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Transportation Bond

The Town Council has heard your concerns about traffic congestion and has ordered a bond referendum for the Nov. 6 election when voters will decide whether the Town should issue $40 million in bonds to fund transportation improvements.  Voter app...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Planning Board ETJ Member Needed

Do you live in Holly Springs’ extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ)? Are you interested in reviewing and making recommendations to the Town Council on all proposals for rezoning, various development-related requests, and amendments and additions t...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Sewer Line Upgrade Moves Forward

At its Sept. 4 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved funding for the acquisition of utility and construction easements to upgrade a sewer line that travels through the Braxton Village and Holly Glen subdivisions and through Duke Energy property...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Holly Springs Participating in Federal Drone Testing Program

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Holly Springs could become the first town in the country with a business delivering packages to homes using a drone.

Flytrex, the Israeli start-up responsible for launching the world’s first autonomous urban drone delivery system in Reykjavik, Ic...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Council Approves Annual Backflow Prevention Device Testing, More at Aug. 7 Meeting

At its Aug. 7 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council adopted an ordinance requiring annual certification for backflow prevention devices, adopted a resolution giving Holly Springs residents the opportunity to vote Nov. 6 on a $40 million transportation b...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Town Council Announces New Town Manager

The Holly Springs Town Council has announced that Randy Harrington will be the next town manager.

He will begin work Aug. 27 after 11 years with the city of Charlotte, where he is chief financial officer and director of Management and Financial Services.

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Cleanup Under Way at Abandoned Trash Dump

State-supervised cleanup is under way at a long-abandoned, privately-owned garbage dump off Bass Lake Road. Completion is expected in early fall 2018.

The dump, which was in use from the 1950's until the 1970's, is across the road from the Logan’...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Downtown Project Prompting Extended Road Closures

Downtown portions of Avent Ferry Road and West Ballentine Street are closed for utilities construction related to the public-private development project under way next to Town Hall.

The roadway segments affected are:

  • Ballentine Street between Main ...
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