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Economic Development

1 Story
Posted on: May 30, 2014

Mizelle graduates from Leadership North Carolina

Town of Holly Springs Economic Development Director Jenny Mizelle recently graduated from the Leadership North Carolina program... Read on...


Farmers Market

1 Story
Posted on: July 23, 2014

Celebrate Founder’s Day, Meet Town Staff, at Holly Springs Farmers Market

You won’t see belles swirling frilly period skirts or men tipping tall hats in greeting at our Founder’s Day celebration this Saturday, July 26, at the Holly Springs Farmers Market. Instead, you’ll find the community coming... Read on...


Fiber Optic Network Project

6 Stories
Posted on: May 21, 2014

Government Fiber Network to Improve Public Wireless Service

Residents using the Town’s public wireless network will see faster internet connections within the next three weeks when the Town’s fiber network becomes fully operational. Public WiFi is provided at many Town facilities and... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Learn more about community-owned broadband projects

Looking for more information on community-owned broadband projects? The Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s Community Broadband Networks website offers... Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2014

Fiber Network Construction on Track in Holly Springs

Google Fiber’s recent announcement that it plans to work with the cities of Raleigh and other nearby localities has many in Holly Springs wondering if they’ve been overlooked. In fact, the Town is on track to complete... 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... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2014

Interactive Fiber and Construction Progress Map

Want to follow the Town's fiber network construction progress? Visit the Fiber Project website at http://www.hollyspringsnc.us/fiber to view the Interactive Fiber and Construction Progress Map.

Fiber Project Website
Posted on: December 3, 2013

Construction Underway on Fiber Optic Network

Construction began Tuesday, December 3 on the fiber optic network. Crews began work at the intersection of Thomas Mill Road and Green Oaks Parkway.

Most of the network will be installed in underground conduit, placed in... Read on...

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10 Stories
Posted on: July 22, 2014

Reward Offered in Kidnapping, Wounding of McDonald's Manager

A reward is offered in the case of a McDonald’s of Holly Springs manager who was kidnapped, shot and wounded early July 2 by a man who wanted to rob the restaurant.

The unidentified man kidnapped the manager when she... Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2014

Celebrate Founder’s Day, Meet Town Staff, at Holly Springs Farmers Market

You won’t see belles swirling frilly period skirts or men tipping tall hats in greeting at our Founder’s Day celebration this Saturday, July 26, at the Holly Springs Farmers Market. Instead, you’ll find the community coming... Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2014

Town Gets Funding for N.C. 55 at Avent Ferry Road

A project to lessen traffic congestion at the intersection of N.C. 55 and Avent Ferry Road is getting the green light now that Town officials have commitments for more than $1 million in state funding.

The Town and the... Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2014

Projects See New Life, Development Continues in Holly Springs

Holly Springs continues to be an attractive place to live and work as evidenced by current growth and an average sale price of homes that’s up $20,000 from last year. Residential growth is prompting commercial growth, a new... Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2014

Capital improvement projects, park ordinances move forward

At its July 15 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council took another step toward funding about $19 million in much-needed capital improvement projects. The group of projects includes the construction of a new law enforcement... Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2014

Parks and Recreation Panel Seeks Applicants

The Town is seeking applicants for the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee... Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2014

Police, community come together to support Holly Springs girl battling cancer

The Holly Springs Police Department and the community are teaming together in Operation Aspiration, a fundraiser to support a local girl in her battle with cancer.

Operation Aspiration will benefit two-year-old Amber... Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2014

Holly Springs Cultural Center announces 2014-2015 performances

The upcoming year of performances at the Holly Springs Cultural Center is sure to be a hit. Featured performers, including John Oates, Juice Newton and Exile, are intermingled among local favorites including the Route 55... Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2014

Parks System Offers Choices for Summertime Play

Holly Springs Parks and Recreation has lots of choices this summer for folks wanting to get out and play or just enjoy a break from work or school. The Town intends to provide even more opportunities in the months ahead... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2014

Phase 2 Plans for Holly Springs Towne Center Approved

The Town Council has approved plans for the second phase of Holly Springs Towne... Read on...


Mayor & Town Council

10 Stories
Posted on: July 17, 2014

Capital improvement projects, park ordinances move forward

At its July 15 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council took another step toward funding about $19 million in much-needed capital improvement projects. The group of projects includes the construction of a new law enforcement... Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Second phase of North Main Athletic Complex moves forward

Construction of the second phase of the North Main Athletic Complex is moving forward. At its June 17 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved, barring no complications, a contract to the lowest bidder, T.A. Loving... Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2014

Council Approves 2014-15 Budget

The Town’s 2014-2015 fiscal year budget includes no tax rate increase and was approved by the Holly Springs Town Council at its June 3 meeting.

The tax rate remains at $0.435 per $100 valuation in the budget, which also... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2014

Council Approves Bigger Recycling Bins with Biweekly Pickup

The Holly Springs Town Council approved a contract with Waste Industries at its May 20 meeting to double the size of residential recycling bins and move to biweekly recycling pickup beginning in late summer.

While trash... Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2014

Council recognizes Kids Appreciation Day

The Holly Springs Town Council, at its April 15 meeting, recognized the upcoming Kids Appreciation Day, issuing a proclamation praising and supporting the annual celebration. The Kiwanis Club of Holly Springs event, to be... Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2014

Council receives updates on farmers market, War on Terror memorial

Farm-fresh food is just around the corner! Holly Springs Farmers Market Coordinator Shelia Stanton gave an overview of the upcoming season at the April 1 Holly Springs Town Council meeting.

The eighth season of the Town... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Bass Lake loop trail completion, developments move forward

The Holly Springs Town Council approved funding for the completion of the loop trail around Bass Lake and approved development plans for two subdivisions at the March 18 meeting.

A 50-foot pedestrian bridge (pictured) and... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Retreat results in work plan, forward movement

The Holly Springs Town Council and staff came home from the council’s annual winter retreat meeting last month with a working plan to continue to provide for the Town’s growth. Held at Pine Needles Lodge in Southern Pines,... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Council approves $5.2 million grant from NCDOT

At its March 4 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved entering a municipal agreement with the NCDOT for a $5.2 million construction grant toward the Main Street extension project. The grant covers 80 percent of the... Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2014

News from the Feb. 18 Council Meeting

At its Feb. 18 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council entered into a $122,700 contract with CH2M Hill for environmental assessment work with the wastewater treatment facility. The assessment is an attempt to eliminate a... Read on...


Parks & Recreation

1 Story
Posted on: July 11, 2014

Holly Springs Cultural Center announces 2014-2015 performances

The upcoming year of performances at the Holly Springs Cultural Center is sure to be a hit. Featured performers, including John Oates, Juice Newton and Exile, are intermingled among local favorites including the Route 55... Read on...


Planning & Zoning

2 Stories
Posted on: July 16, 2014

Projects see new life, development continues in Holly Springs

Holly Springs continues to be an attractive place to live and work as evidenced by current growth and an average sale price of homes that’s up $20,000 from last year. Residential growth is prompting commercial growth, a new... Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Clearing the Way

Cardinal Pipeline Company, LLC owns and operates a high-pressure natural gas pipeline system within certain right-of-ways throughout several counties in North Carolina, including Wake County which includes certain areas of... Read on...


Police Department News

3 Stories
Posted on: July 14, 2014

Police, community come together to support Holly Springs girl battling cancer

The Holly Springs Police Department and the community are teaming together in Operation Aspiration, a fundraiser to support a local girl in her battle with cancer.

Operation Aspiration will benefit two-year-old Amber... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2014

Police open email address for reports about chronic traffic law violations

With warm weather and upcoming holiday weekends, more people are out enjoying Holly Springs, and more drivers are on the roads. To encourage safe driving and enforce traffic laws, including obeying speed limits, stop signs... Read on...

Posted on: October 31, 2013

Talking the Walk: Pedestrian Crosswalks

Please watch for pedestrians at crosswalks. Remember that they have the right-of-way in crosswalks at or near an intersection wherever there are no traffic lights.

Stopping for pedestrians at crosswalks is more than... Read on...



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