Craven commissioner McCabe appointed to state association

Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 06:26 PM.

Craven County Commissioner Theron McCabe has been appointed to the N.C. Association of County Commissioners Board of Directors.

A Craven County native representing the southern Havelock, Harlowe and Adams Creek area, McCabe was appointed as one of four at-large directors for the statewide group, which was established in 1908 to advocate for county government.

Commissioners elected in all of the state’s 100 counties are eligible to join the NCACC, which has 18 districts and 29 directors.

Elected District 5 commissioner in 2006 and again in 2010, McCabe is a 1967 graduate of Havelock High School. After graduation, he moved to New York and became a uniformed law enforcement officer. He later served as a detective assigned to the New York drug enforcement division, retired in 1995 and came back to Craven County.

On his return, McCabe became a volunteer for the Harlowe Fire Department. serving as department chief for three terms and now as assistant chief.

McCabe also is the commissioner appointee to the Local Emergency Planning Committee and is also commissioner delegate for Craven County’s Nursing Home Advisory Committee and the Havelock Library Board, and is on the Craven County Crime Stoppers Board and Craven County Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee.

The son of the late Rev. Roy McCabe and Bertha McCabe, McCabe attends Piney Grove AME Zion Church.

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