Corbin to replace Davis on Macon board

Kevin Corbin has been named by the Macon County GOP to fill the seat on the county board of commissioners that will be vacated by Jim Davis, who was recently elected to the N.C. Senate.

Corbin will assume the seat in January 2011, when Davis takes the oath for the Senate.

He has served four years on the Appalachian State University Board of Trustees, is a past chairman of the Macon County School Board (14 years) — winning five county wide elections — and currently serves of the Board of Trustees for Southwestern Community College and the Franklin Chamber of Commerce Board. He is also an active member of the Franklin Rotary.

Corbin  is married to Beth and they have two children, Matt and Maggie.  They are members of the Holly Springs Baptist Church where Kevin serves as deacon.  The Corbins own and operate Corbin Insurance Agency and he is a partner in Blue Ridge Insurance group, Inc. He is also a founding member of the successful gospel group Blue Ridge.

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