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Playground Closure

Yancey County Parks and Recrecreation announces that all playgrounds - Ray Court Park, Kid Mtn, and Cane River Park playground will be closed.

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Governor Roy Cooper Issues Stay at Home Order

Governor Roy Cooper has issued Executive Order 121, a statewide Stay at Home Order effective Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. until April 29, 2020.

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Updated procedures for Yancey DSS for Coronavirus COVID-19 Response

Updated Procedures for Yancey DSS for Coronavirus COVID-19 Response

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Second Primary Rescheduled to June 23 Amid COVID-19 Threat

State Board of Elections Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell  has rescheduled the Republican second primary in the 11th Congressional District from May 12 to Tuesday, June 23.


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Notice of Closing From Yancey County Board of Elections

Starting 8:30 am Monday, March 23 the Yancey County Board of Elections will be closed to the public until further notice, but the office staff will continue working

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COVID-19 Response Fund

Yancey County Establishes COVID-19 Response Fund to Support Non-Profit Organizations During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Details about the initiative to rapidly deploy resources to community-based non-profit organizations in Yancey County can be found in the document below:

COVID-19 Response Fund

Please consider donating to the COVID-19 Response Fund. All donations made to the Yancey County COVID-19 Response Fund are 100% tax deductible and 100% of all donations will be spent to complement the work and expand local capacity to address all aspects of the outbreak as efficiently as possible during this difficult time.

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Board Minutes

Minutes from Yancey County Board of County Commissioners metings are are posted online after they have been approved by the board
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Our Location

 Our offices are located in the Yancey County Courthouse on the Burnsville Town Square

Yancey County Government
110 Town Square
Burnsville, NC 28714