Posted on: July 8, 2016

Donation Station at the Farmers Market

Donation Station

Curious about the donation station? It's a partnership between Farmer Foodshare and the Holly Springs Food Cupboard connecting farmers and farmers market shoppers with the hungry in our community.

Each weekend the good folks at the Holly Springs Food ...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: 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 19, 2016

Holly Springs Moves to Online Job Applications

Earlier this month, the Town of Holly Springs began accepting online job applications. Visitors to the town website, www.hollyspringsnc.us, can click the blue “Town Employment” button on the homepage to view and apply for job openings. From the job openin...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Holly Springs Awarded 2017 CPL All-Star Game

The Holly Springs Salamanders will host the 2017 Coastal Plain League All-Star Game, drawing prospective Major League Baseball players and a multi-million-dollar benefit to the local economy for the two-day event.

The collegiate summer league’s 19th an...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

North Main Athletic Complex Has Busy First Year

North Main Athletic Complex drew an estimated 275,000 participants and spectators during its first year of operations, fulfilling its design as a multi-sport facility and community gathering place.

Holly Springs’ newest town park was a hub of activity ...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 3, 2016

Intersection Project on Schedule

Road work at the intersection of N.C. 55 and Avent Ferry Road is on schedule for completion by late October.

But drivers should expect frequent lane closings over the next 3-4 weeks as crews push to get as much lane-closing work done as possible before...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...