Posted on: January 13, 2016

Buying Local: It’s Udderly Amazing

Buying Local: It’s Udderly Amazing
By Siobhan Juarez

We’re singing the praise of local beef. These stats will be Moo-sic to your ears:

- Buying local saves you money. Buying directly from the farmer eliminates the cost of shipping your food across...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: February 11, 2016

Snow Chance Prompts Early Garbage Pickup Friday

Waste Industries will begin collecting garbage and recycling at 5 a.m. Friday because of the possibility of snow a few hours later.

The town is allowing Waste Industries to start two hours earlier than usual Friday to try to get ahead of any icy weathe...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: February 10, 2016

Treatment Methods Balanced for Safe Drinking Water

Although your water is safe to drink, it might smell and taste more like chlorine during March.

This is because treatment plants change how they disinfect water each March. State and federal rules require a balancing of treatment methods for safe drink...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Weekends in Classroom Pay Off for Town Inspector

Daniel Pope receives fifth Level III certification Jan. 26 in Raleigh.

Lead Inspector Daniel Pope of the Code Enforcement Department has earned his fifth Level III certification, joining a select group of inspectors across N.C. with top level certification in all five building trades.

Only 243 of 4,000 inspectors in the...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: October 27, 2015

Discover New Forms of Art in Cultural Center Series

The Holly Springs Cultural Center is launching a new series, bringing in experts in various art forms to perform and lead discussions about their art. Through the Discovery Series, North Carolina artists take the stage each month to spark interest about a...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...


Posted on: October 27, 2015

Discover New Forms of Art in Cultural Center Series

The Holly Springs Cultural Center is launching a new series, bringing in experts in various art forms to perform and lead discussions about their art. Through the Discovery Series, North Carolina artists take the stage each month to spark interest about a...Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2015

Town Fitness Membership Now Also Includes Exercise Classes

Fitness membership means more now at W.E. Hunt Recreation Center. Beginning Sept. 8, in addition to access to the Fitness Center and equipment inside the Hunt Center, members also will be able to take as many group exercise classes as they like at no addi...Read on...