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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Life, Better: Holly Springs

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Town Seeking Applicants for Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee, Tree Advisory Committee

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The Holly Springs Town Council is seeking applicants for openings on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee and Tree Advisory Committee. Applications will be accepted through Monday, April 3 with appointments anticipated to be made by the Council i...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Welcome to our new Town Council Member, Danielle Hewetson

Welcome Danielle Hewetson

The Holly Springs Town Council has appointed Danielle Hewetson as the Town’s newest Council Member. Hewetson has lived in Holly Springs for the past 6 years and is honored to be chosen.

“I am so grateful that the other Council Members s...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Conceptual Vision Unveiled for Fire Station 3

Fire Station 3 Concept Vision

A new fire station is coming to Holly Springs! To keep up with growth in the northwest region, the Town has unveiled conceptual designs for a permanent fire station that will be opening mid to late 2024 off Woods Creek Road.

“This location was chosen for a...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Holly Springs Operations Campus Concepts Unveiled

Ops Campus

Holly Springs is building a state-of-the-art operations campus to meet the service needs of a growing community. Town staff has exceeded available space and the new campus will eventually house hundreds of employees and equipment from multiple departments...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Town Upgrades to Womble Park Playground in Progress

Womble Playground

In advance of warmer weather, the Town’s most popular, heaviest-used playground is getting an upgrade! At Womble Park, a new playground with multiple slides, a climbing wall, a balance beam, and more features targeted for ages 5-12 is replacing ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Applications Open for Local Civic Nonprofit Grant Program

TOHS Civic Nonprofit Grant

Are you involved in a civic nonprofit group that serves Holly Springs residents? Applications for the 2023 Local Civic Nonprofit Grant Program are open through March 5.

To apply, complete and submit an application, a current year budget, and an independent...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Holly Springs Public Works Prepares for Snow

Snow Prep

While winter snow can make for a picture-perfect photo, it can be a challenge for road crews tasked with keeping roads safe for motorists. That’s why the Holly Springs Public Works Department starts testing winter weather equipment in November and has alr...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Town of Holly Springs to Receive $6 Million in Federal Aid For Water & Sewer Infrastructure Projects

Federal Aid

Thanks to the efforts of Congresswoman Deborah Ross, the Town of Holly Springs is set to receive more than $6 million for infrastructure projects to increase water and sewer capacity. The money is part of the $1.7 trillion spending bill passed by the U.S....

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Council Member Kristi Bennett Leaving Town Council

Kristi Bennett Resignation

Council Member Kristi Bennett announces she is resigning her seat on the Holly Springs Town Council. She made the announcement at Tuesday’s council workshop, citing her family’s plan to move outside town limits as the reason for her de...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Northeast Gateway Master Concept Unveiled

Northeast Gateway

Holly Springs is about to have a new front door to the region when the NC 540 interchange opens on Holly Springs Road near Sunset Lake Road.  Over the past year, the Town has been collecting public feedback on what residents want to see in the no...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Finance Department Awarded for Financial Reporting Excellence

Financial Award

Congrats to our Finance Department for being awarded for excellence for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2021! The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Holly Springs Parks & Recreation Receives State Recognition for Multicultural Event

Parks and Rec Award

Holly Springs Parks & Recreation has received the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association Arts & Humanities Award for the Town’s International Food Festival event. The event held in June outside the Cultural Center, celebrated mor...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

UNC Rex Holly Springs Hospital Plans for Continued Growth in Town

UNC Rex Holly Springs

A year after its opening, UNC Health Rex Holly Springs Hospital announced plans for continued growth and expansion in Town.

“It’s unbelievable how things have changed in a year, said Roy Tempke, the hospital’s vice president a...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Four Greenway Segments Receive Official Names

Walkers on the Greenway

Ever wonder how parks, greenways, and other Town facilities are named? At its most recent meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved an updated naming policy that guides the process of establishing names. The Council also approved names for four gre...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

New Elementary School Approved for Rex Road

Rex Road Elementary School

A new elementary school is slated for southwest Holly Springs!

The Holly Springs Town Council approved a development plan for Rex Road Elementary, which is to be located on the north side of Rex Road, near the Bridgeberry neighborhood. The school could be ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Join 5k Holly Springs Customers Tracking Water Usage Online

Track Water Usage Online

Last month, Holly Springs utility customer service reached a significant milestone – more than 5,000 Town utility customers, roughly 33%, are using WaterSmart. This web portal allows users to view and track water usage, quickly detect leaks, and learn tip...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Know Your Zone: Yard Waste Moves to New Schedule in Time for Leaf Season

Know Your Zone 2022

Pumpkin spice lattes, warm sweaters, and colorful fall leaves – all those beautiful fall leaves! Holly Springs Public Works is gearing up for the start of leaf season in November. 

During leaf season, yard waste collection schedules change to acco...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Holly Springs Remembers Longtime Former Mayor Sears

Former Mayor Dick Sears

Longtime Former Mayor Richard G. "Dick" Sears has passed away following an almost two-year battle with cancer.Sears served as mayor of Holly Springs for 20 years, from 2001 until 2021. During his two decades as mayor, Holly Springs quadrupled in...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Interested in Volunteering with Parks & Recreation?

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Volunteers help make it possible to provide affordable programs and services for the community. Learn more about the ways you can get involved.

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

HURRAHS! Upcoming Activities and Programs with Parks & Recreation

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View upcoming programs and activities with Holly Springs Parks & Recreation in this helpful guide.

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Honor a Special Person or Occasion with the Donation of a Tree or Park Bench

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The Memorial Gift Program is offered through the Town of Holly Springs. Your donation toward a tree or park bench is a beautiful, unique gift that will benefit the community for years to come.

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