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Applications will be accepted through Monday, Dec. 7 with appointments made by the Council in January 2021. Box 8 | Holly Springs, NC 27540 | WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT. [5], In the town, the population was spread out, with 32.4% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 45.0% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 4.9% who were 65 years of age or older. Town of Holly Springs compliance with legally mandated federal standards: From April 2016 to March 2019, Town of Holly Springs complied with health-based drinking water standards. Press option 1. This 112 acre parcel is being developed and will eventually be home to… an expanded network of greenways and mountain bike trails, community garden with barns, ropes course, small and large dog park, amphitheater as well as fields for events and parking for large events. [citation needed] The town's population had not increased a great deal, holding at around 300, but the business community and the schools were drawing outsiders. The economic revival of the town began in 1875 when a successful mercantile business moved to Holly Springs. Fax (919) 557-7551 Permit # Date Entered . Strong relationships between the Town, university, community college, and non-profit partners has encouraged the creation of innovative and flexible resources to recruit and train talent effectively. The exodus was encouraged by construction of the Chatham Railroad through the village of Apex, giving that neighboring town a link to the outside world which Holly Springs did not have. Holly Springs is a town in Wake County, North Carolina, United States. Here you can find upcoming events, initiatives, and opportunities to share your input on key topics. Public schools (Wake County Public School System). Racially the town became less balanced with a stronger minority population existing to the late 1980s. During the early 1950s, while most Piedmont cities were booming, Holly Springs was stagnant. Seqirus, the world’s top flu vaccine manufacturer, anchors the town’s life science community in the Holly Springs Business Park. When the company decided not to locate on the site, the Wake County Board of Commissioners voted five to two to proceed with plans to build a landfill there.[20][21]. Welcome to Holly Springs. An email with an account activation link will be sent to you. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 24,661, over 2½ times its population in 2000. However, county leaders refused to relocate a solid waste transfer station which would be at the entrance. Applications will be accepted through Monday, Dec. 7 with appointments made by the Council in January 2021. It was 1992 before Holly Springs, in line for the spillover from increased populations in Cary and Apex, suddenly boomed. The lodge was honored with a historical-site plaque in the fall of 2006. Affordability in NC-SmartAsset … Tech companies cannot thrive without high-speed, fiber internet so the Town laid its own fiber. 5 0 obj During this period several black businesses were flourishing: a dry cleaning business, barbershop, three neighborhood stores, and the local gathering place of the "Packhouse" built by one of the town's prominent black citizens by the name of George Grigsby, for whom Grigsby Avenue (previously called Old Fuquay Road) was named. [22] At a distance of 18 miles (29 km), Holly Springs is close to RTP. Mrs. Leslie is said to have “charmed the soldiers so that they didn't burn the house down, but they did get the chickens.”[13], The little community of Holly Springs had appeared to be on its way to becoming a bustling town, but the Civil War ultimately left the community economically devastated. Novartis's investment is at least US$267 million and eventually could reach US$600 million. Also during the war, for a two-week period, a segment of the Union Army encamped near Holly Springs and set up headquarters in the Leslie-Alford-Mims House. Ting high-speed fiber internet is accessible at the Coworking Station and will be available at the 100,000-square-foot modern commercial space opening downtown in 2019.