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Daily COVID-19 Numbers

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The COVID-19 North Carolina Dashboard is updated each day at 11:00 am. Check here for current case counts in North Carolina

News

Final Public Notice - Cane River Park 08-06-2020

Final Public Notice regarding repairs to Cane River Park - Posted August 06, 2020

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Request For Bids For The Construction / Renovation Of Ray-Cort Park

Request For Bids: For The Construction / Renovation Of Ray-Cort Park, Yancey County, North Carolina NOTE: This is a re-bid on this project

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Temporary Closure of Yancey-Mitchell Landfill

Beginning on August 3rd the Yancey-Mitchell Landfill will be temporarily diverting all trash to the Avery County Landfill.

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Yancey County Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP)

The 2008 Yancey County Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) is in the process of being updated.Public input is being sought for the Yancey County CTP Update.

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Invalid Absentee Ballot Request Forms

Advocacy Group Sends Invalid Absentee Ballot Request Forms to 80,000 Voters

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Burnsville and Toe River Campground Pools Opening

The Burnsville and Toe River Campground Pools will be opening this Saturday June 6th.

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Register for Emergency Alerts

Emergency Management is encouraging Yancey County residents to register with the Hyper-Reach system for local emergency and community alerts.

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Word of Thanks from Yancey Commissioners

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Final Public Notice - Cane River Park

Final Public Notice regarding repairs to Cane River Park

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Paycheck Protection Program for Nonprofits, Rural, Minority and Women-Owned Small Businesses in Western North Carolina

TIME SENSITIVE INFORMATION ----Mountain BizWorks, Dogwood Health Trust Partner to Provide Access to Paycheck Protection Program for Nonprofits, Rural, Minority and Women-Owned Small Businesses in Western North Carolina

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State of NC COVID-19 Webpage

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The State of  North Carolina COVID-19 Response page has COVID-19 information from across State Government

Yancey County COVID-19 Small Business Relief Loan Fund

The Yancey County COVID-19 Small Business Relief Loan Fund is now open and accepting applications from Yancey County small businesses affected by the COVID-19 health crisis seeking financial assistance in dealing with the negative financial impacts of the pandemic on their businesses.

Funded through the Yancey County Economic Development Commission (EDC) with funds allocated by EDC and funding to be appropriated from Yancey County local governments the Yancey County COVID-19 Small Business Relief Loan Fund is a bridge loan program.

“The Yancey County Economic Development Commission is pleased to be partnering with the MAY Coalition to administer the application process for small businesses applying for assistance through this fund” said Yancey EDC Director Jamie McMahan. “MAY Coalition has a long and distinguished history of working to provide financial assistance to small businesses in our community for many years” added McMahan. “Qualified applicants will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis and will be funded as long as funds remain available for appropriation.”

Small businesses wishing to apply for bridge loans through this program may do so by contacting the MAY Coalition online via the following link:

http://www.maycoalition.org/yancey-covid19-relief-fund.html

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.

 
The application form  for non-profits is available in two formats shown below:

 NOTE:When completing the Word document fill in the information without altering the format of the original document.

 
Yancey County COVID-19 Response Fund Grant Application Form - Microsoft Word format
 
       

Yancey County COVID-19 Response Fund Grant Application Form - Adobe PDF format

Yancey County Upcoming Events

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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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News and Updates

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Our Location

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

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Yancey County Government
110 Town Square
Burnsville, NC 28714