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Posted on: June 27, 2019

What’s Up This Weekend?

A free outdoor concert on the Cultural Center lawn, the first food truck rodeo of the season at the farmers market (also outside the Cultural Center)… and more!

Friday, June 28

Totally Curious7-9 p.m. outside Holly Springs Cultural Center

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Council Gives Direction on Park Bond Projects, Discusses Housing Affordability, More

During two meetings this week – a business meeting on June 18 and a workshop June 19 – the Holly Springs Town Council gave direction on options for using the remaining 2011 park bond funds, discussed housing affordability and more.

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Resurfacing Project for 3 Greenways Under Way

Wednesday, June 26 update:

Greenway paving at Veterans Park is complete, and the greenway is open. Work to repave the Jones Park and Carrington greenways is expected to wrap up later this week.

Tuesday, June 25 update:

Repaving of the Veterans Park greenway ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Free Outdoor Concerts Return to Cultural Center

Beatlesque

The Summer at the Springs series has returned to Holly Springs Cultural Center for a 12th season of free Friday evening concerts on the lawn. 

Bring a chair and picnic dinner to these family-friendly concerts on the second and fourth Fridays throu...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Town Budget Adopted

At its June 4 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council adopted the town’s fiscal year 2019-2020 budget. The budget invests heavily in public safety and infrastructure while raising the property tax rate solely for transportation bonds that Town v...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

New Traffic Light at Town Hall Up Soon

A new traffic light is nearly ready to go up at the intersection of Main and Ballentine streets. It will remain on flashing for a few weeks after installation, however.

Once the light is fully operating, the easternmost block of Ballentine beside the offic...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Council Approves Wastewater Treatment Plant Odor Improvements

At its May 21 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council awarded a construction contract for odor improvements at the wastewater treatment plant. Work will include heavy-duty covers at the headworks area with new bar screens and a Dumpster enclosure, a biolf...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Annual Financial Report Earns Certificate of Achievement

The Town has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Finance Report.

The recognition comes from the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada. The certificate is the high...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Farmers Market Reopens in New Location

Flowers

Join us Saturday morning at the Holly Springs Farmers Market.

The market is downtown at Holly Springs Cultural Center. It’s a new location for the main season, but only a couple of blocks from the former site on Main Street.

Shop more than two doz...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Holly Springs' Oldest Home Awaits New Owner

Having saved it from demolition, the Town is preparing to turn the vacant Norris Holland Hare house, Holly Springs’ oldest structure, back into a home.

For sale signs are going up at the two-story, two-century-old house within the Mills at Avent ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Council Gives Direction on Park Bond Projects, Discusses Housing Affordability, More

During two meetings this week – a business meeting on June 18 and a workshop June 19 – the Holly Springs Town Council gave direction on options for using remaining 2011 park bond funds, discussed housing affordability and more.

Parks &a...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Town Budget Adopted

At its June 4 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council adopted the town’s fiscal year 2019-2020 budget. The budget invests heavily in public safety and infrastructure while raising the property tax rate solely for transportation bonds that Town voters appr...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Council Approves Wastewater Treatment Plant Odor Improvements

At its May 21 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council awarded a construction contract for odor improvements at the wastewater treatment plant. Work will include heavy-duty covers at the headworks area with new bar screens and a Dumpster enclosure, a biolf...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Council Approves Mixed-Use Development

At its May 7 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved a planned unit development master plan for Carolina Springs, a 396-acre mixed-use development that includes commercial / retail, office, proposed sports and leisure amenities, and multifamily a...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Town Council and Planning Board Receive Traffic Impact Analysis Overview

The Holly Springs Town Council and Planning Board held a joint meeting Tuesday to receive an overview of traffic impact analyses, studies that evaluate the effect of proposed developments on transportation.

The town currently requires transportation analys...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Council Approves Development Plan for Lowe’s Home Improvement and Wegmans

At its April 16 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved a development plan for a 138,504 square foot Lowe’s Home Improvement Store and Garden Center, and a 99,000 square foot Wegmans grocery store, proposed near the intersection of N.C....

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Council Discusses Strategic Initiatives at Workshop

At its April 9 workshop, the Holly Springs Town Council discussed the Town’s draft strategic plan that includes a vision, strategic priority areas and goals. Draft initiatives to support the strategic priority areas and goals were shared, and the council ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Council Provides Consistency on Construction Noise; Discusses Street Tree Regulations

At its April 2 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council adopted an ordinance to provide consistency on when construction noise can take place and discussed regulations for trees planted in the public right of way, along sidewalks and roads.

The change in no...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Town Council Amends Regulations on Small Cell Telecommunications Facilities

At its March 19 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved aesthetic requirements for small wireless telecommunications facilities while asking the Planning Board to explore further refinement with staff.

The ordinance aims to reduce duplicative pole...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Council Discusses Financing, Potential Legislative Interest Areas, More at Workshop

The Holly Springs Town Council discussed general obligation bonds financing and potential legislative interest areas, among other topics, at its March 12 workshop. 

Council discussion focused on potential opportunities and considerations that coul...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Council Holds Pre-Budget Public Hearing

At its March 5 meeting, the Holly Springs council held a pre-budget public hearing to receive input from the community about priorities for the fiscal year beginning July 1. Another hearing on the budget will be held in spring. 

As part of the mee...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Council Approves Portable Mound at Ting Stadium

The multipurpose field inside Ting Stadium used for baseball, soccer, lacrosse, football and more is about to become even more user-friendly and flexible. At its Feb. 19 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved converting the clay mound in the sta...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Results from Parks and Recreation Bond Survey, Downtown Parking Discussed

Highlights from the Holly Springs Town Council’s Feb. 12 workshop included discussion of results from the recent survey that helped gauge the community’s sentiments on if and how remaining 2011 parks and recreation bonds should be inve...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Council Takes Action to Preserve Historic House

At the Feb. 5 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council authorized staff to begin advertising the historic Norris-Holland-Hare House for sale subject to historic preservation deed restrictions. The minimum bid amount is set at $60,000.

The Town is looking fo...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Council Appoints Board of Adjustment and Planning Board Members

The Holly Springs Town Council appointed members to the Board of Adjustment and Planning Board at its Jan. 15 meeting, among other business.

Jay Marinko and Timothy Forest were appointed to the Board of Adjustment as in-town members, and Morgan Wiley was a...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Council Appoints Committee Members for Future Land Use and Community Character Plan Update

At its Jan. 8 workshop, the Holly Springs Town Council selected citizen advisory committee members for Re:Vision Holly Springs, the update to the town's Future Land Use and Community Character Plan.

Committee members will provide feedback and encourage oth...

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Mayor & Town Council