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Meet YMA’s new directors

We’re delighted to welcome a quartet of community leaders and history lovers to Yates Mill Associates’ Board of Directors. Linda Edmisten, Merritt Jones, and cousins Nick and Mark Fountain were elected to directorships at our May meeting. Allow us to introduce you to them!

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YMA members celebrate year’s accomplishments

A new roof, new events, new business practices and a continuing mission to protect our old mill were celebrated by Yates Mill Associates’ members and leaders at our annual meeting. Rainy weather forced the annual get-together to move inside the park center at Historic Yates Mill County Park, but did nothing to dampen our pleasure […]

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Kickin’ off tour season with a chickin pickin’

Nothing gets your toes tappin’ and your tummy rumblin’ like a big plate of barbecue washed down with a side of bluegrass music, as dozens of Yates Mill supporters and friends discovered at our annual fundraising – and “fun-raising” – barbecue. The weather cooperated again as we held our second annual Chickin Pickin’ at Historic […]

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YMA members, join us for the annual meeting

If you’re a member of Yates Mill Associates, we hope you’ve marked your calendar for our annual meeting. Our yearly get-together, board elections and progress report will be Wednesday, May 1. And we have a special treat: Ernest Dollar, the new executive director of the City of Raleigh Museum (COR), will join us to talk […]

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Help keep Yates Mill in tip-top shape – with BARBECUE!

If you made it out to our fundraising Chickin Pickin’ last spring, you remember how delicious — and abundant — the barbecue and fixins’ were. And if you’ve been to Yates Mill since the start of the year, you’ve seen what we built with the money we raised: a brand-new roof. It’s time again to […]

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