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6/8/2018: Lenoir License Plate Agency Moving to New Expanded Location

Lenoir License Plate Agency Moving to New Expanded Location

Posted 6/8/2018 9:21:06 AM

LENOIR – The Lenoir License Plate Agency office, located in the Northside Plaza Shopping Center at 1408 Blowing Rock Blvd., will be closed Monday, June 11 while it moves to a new location.  The office will re-open on Tuesday, June 12 at 1402 Blowing Rock Blvd. in the same shopping center. The new office will provide three times the lobby space, two additional workstations, improved handicap accessibility, a dedicated dealer entrance, an improved public restroom and improved security while maintaining a location already familiar to the public. The Lenoir office hours will continue to be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Customers may call the office at (828) 758-1528 to confirm appointments and operating hours. DMV now offers license plate registration renewals and many other services online. Customers are encouraged to check the official DMV website at www.MyNCDMV.gov to see if their registration needs can be met online. Media Contact:  John Brockwell                        jbrockwell@ncdot.gov                        (919) 861-3019  ***NCDOT***
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5/21/2018: NCDMV Closes Hookerton License Plate Agency

NCDMV Closes Hookerton License Plate Agency

Posted 5/21/2018 11:52:49 AM

RALEIGH –The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles today closed the Hookerton License Plate Agency in Greene County for possible violations of state law. The agency, located at 303 East Main Street, was closed following an investigation by the NCDMV’s License and Theft Bureau.  Investigators determined the activity warranted closure of the office and cancellation of its contract. The Hookerton license plate agency has been in operation at that location since 2015. DMV representatives will perform a final inventory audit of the agency, and remove equipment and supplies belonging to the state. Because the investigation is ongoing, and charges are pending, no additional details can be released at this time. Three nearby license plate agencies offer service Monday through Friday:                                                                                     • Kinston, 2431 N. Heritage St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., (252) 523-5292 • Farmville, 3672 N. Main St.., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday., (252) 753-6726 • Greenville, 2462 Statonsburg Rd., from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., (252) 756-5099 In addition, services such as property tax payments and registration renewals can be completed online at www.MyNCDMV.gov. LPAs offer vehicle registration services and title transactions, as well as vehicle license plate renewals, replacement tags and duplicate registrations. Currently, 126 license plate agencies operate across North Carolina.  Media Contact:  John Brockwell                          jbrockwell@ncdot.gov                          (919) 860-3019 ***NCDOT***  
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5/18/2018: New License and Theft Inspectors Ready to Serve

New License and Theft Inspectors Ready to Serve

Posted 5/18/2018 2:26:02 PM

RALEIGH – The NCDMV License and Theft Bureau held graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 18, for its 23rd Basic Inspector Class at the N.C. Justice Academy in Salemburg.  Eight new inspectors will be assigned to various regions of the state and will join 190 other inspectors who primarily investigate vehicle theft, title fraud, driver license ID card fraud, and vehicle odometer fraud. “Governor Cooper and I want to express our pride in the dedication and responsibility demonstrated by each of these graduates today,” said DMV Deputy Commissioner Scott Parker.  “They are a great example of what law enforcement represents, and they are ready to serve the citizens of North Carolina.” The new inspectors are:  Daniel Beaver, Patrick Clark, Daniel Gallardo, Gary Harrison, Sara Hartman, David McDaniel, Matthew McLester and Mark Shedd. The inspectors enforce the rules and regulations governing vehicle dealers, vehicle safety and emissions inspection stations, vehicle towing and storage facilities, and vehicle repair businesses. The License and Theft Bureau was created in 1921 by the N.C. General Assembly.  It is the oldest state law enforcement agency in North Carolina. Media Contact:  John Brockwell                        jbrockwell@ncdot.gov                        (919) 861-3019  
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5/9/2018: NCDMV Seeking Contract Applications for Rockingham County License Plate Agency

NCDMV Seeking Contract Applications for Rockingham County License Plate Agency

Posted 5/9/2018 9:36:31 AM

RALEIGH –The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is seeking applicants to operate a Rockingham County license plate agency (LPA). The previous agency, which was located on Turner Drive in Reidsville, has been closed since Sept. 29, 2017. The policy of the Division is to open applications to operate a new license plate agency at a point following the expiration or end of a contract. Completed applications must be returned to NCDMV no later than Friday, June 8, 2018.  The applications (Form MVR-93 or Form MVR-93AA) are located on the Connect NCDOT website.  Interested applicants may call (919) 861-3332 with questions. LPAs offer vehicle registration services and title transactions, as well as vehicle license plate renewals, replacement tags and duplicate registrations. Currently, 126 license plate agencies operate across North Carolina.  Media Contact:  John Brockwell                         jbrockwell@ncdot.gov                         (919) 861-3019 ***NCDOT***
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5/4/2018: NCDMV Seeking Contract Applications for New Southern Nash County License Plate Agency

NCDMV Seeking Contract Applications for New Southern Nash County License Plate Agency

Posted 5/4/2018 2:35:40 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. –The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is seeking applicants to operate a new license plate agency (LPA) in southern Nash County. The policy of the Division is to open applications to operate a new license plate agency whenever a contract expires, ends, or the need arises to add a new agency to a specific area.  The Division is opening this new location to provide another option for customers. Completed applications must be returned to NCDMV no later than Thursday, June 7, 2018.  The applications (Form MVR-93 or Form MVR-93AA) are located on the Connect NCDOT website.  Interested applicants may call (919) 861-3332 with questions. LPAs offer vehicle registration services and title transactions, as well as vehicle license plate renewals, replacement tags and duplicate registrations. Currently, 126 license plate agencies operate across North Carolina. Media contact:  John Brockwell                        jbrockwell@ncdot.gov                        919-861-3019 ***NCDOT***
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