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: 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 5, 2016

Volunteers Sought for Recreation Board

The town is seeking applicants for three seats on its Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee.

The committee meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Terms are three years and begin July 1.
To apply, download an application to fill out and ...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 21, 2016

Town Council Updated on County Landfill Operations

Wake County officials continue exploring how to minimize odor from the South Wake Landfill while visualizing how tree-planting could change the view over 20-30 years as the landfill height rises.

The county’s solid waste director provided an overview ...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Town of Holly Springs Receives Five Excellence in Communications Awards

Communications staff

Chapel Hill, NC – The Town of Holly Springs was among 14 North Carolina governments to earn recognition in the Ninth North Carolina City & County Communicators’ (NC3C) Excellence in Communications Awards. The town won two first place awards and three seco...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Join the Police in Supporting the Special Olympics

The Holly Springs Police Department is participating in the 2016 North Carolina Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run and raising donations for Special Olympics North Carolina. With a goal of raising $10,000, the police plan a number of fundraising a...Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2016

Calls for Home Security Systems Not from the Town

If you receive a recorded telephone message recommending installation of a home security system, understand that the caller is not the town of Holly Springs.

Despite what the caller ID may indicate, the town does not participate in any telephone solici...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Bids Awarded for Avent Ferry Traffic Projects

With all obstacles finally cleared, construction to relieve congestion at N.C. 55 and Avent Ferry Road is set to begin in April.

The Town Council approved project budgets and awarded contracts March 15 for extension of Main Street southward to Piney G...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

School Construction Prompts Segment of New Hill Road to Close

New Hill Rd Detour Map

New Hill Road from Old Holly Springs-Apex Road to Green Oaks Parkway will close for up to 100 days for widening where an elementary school and subdivision are being built.

The closure will begin March 28 or the following week and continue around-the-cl...Read on...

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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 the...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...