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4/13/2018: Five New Driver License Examiners Added to DMV Offices Statewide

Five New Driver License Examiners Added to DMV Offices Statewide

Posted 4/13/2018 3:12:17 PM

RALEIGH – The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will add five new driver license examiner graduates to five driver license offices next week. Following graduation from DMV’s Basic Examiner Training School on Friday, April 13, the examiners will begin work at area offices on Monday, April 16. The examiners graduated following six weeks of intensive classroom study at the N.C. Justice Academy in Salemburg.  They will take applications for learner permits, driver licenses, REAL ID and basic identification cards using modernized systems that create counterfeit-proof documents that protect against identity theft.  They will also conduct road tests for new drivers. “We are very excited to have these five graduates at offices across North Carolina to serve the people of this great state,” said DMV Assistant Field Services Director Robert Quinn.  “They are part of a team of over 500 driver license examiners who provide driving privileges and identity protection to nearly 9,000 customers per day.” The new examiners and their duty stations are:  Gwendolyn Hall and Michelle Montgomery, Fuquay-Varina; Kimberly Hatstat, Asheville; Walter Law III, Smithfield; and John McKinney, Shelby. Media Contact:  John Brockwell                         jbrockwell@ncdot.gov                         919-861-3019   ***NCDOT***  
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4/4/2018: Burgaw Driver License Office Officially Opens in New Location

Burgaw Driver License Office Officially Opens in New Location

Posted 4/4/2018 1:25:07 PM

BURGAW, N.C. – The new Burgaw Driver License office officially opened for business on Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.  The office re-opened this week at 781 U.S. 117 South in the old Pender Plumbing Co. building.  The location also serves as a district office for the N.C. Highway Patrol. “We are excited to be in Burgaw to open this full-time driver license office,” said DMV Commissioner Torre J. Jessup.  “This is a special day for all of us as we’ve worked on this project since last fall.” Commissioner Jessup was joined at the ceremony by Pender County Manager Randell Woodruff, Pender County Commissioner Jackie Newton, Burgaw Mayor Pete Cowan, N.C. Highway Patrol District Commander Capt. John Morton and N.C. Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. T.C. Wells.                                 The Burgaw office hours have changed to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Customers may call the office at (910) 259-2799 to confirm appointments and operating hours. DMV offers driver license renewals and many other services online. Customers are encouraged to check the official DMV website at MyNCDMV.gov to see if their driver license needs can be met online. ***NCDOT***
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4/3/2018: Camp Lejeune Hosts Mobile DMV Office to Issue REAL IDs

Camp Lejeune Hosts Mobile DMV Office to Issue REAL IDs

Posted 4/3/2018 11:43:21 AM

CAMP LEJEUNE – Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune welcomed a new DMV mobile office today that will offer Marines, their families and base employees the opportunity to apply for REAL ID driver licenses and identification cards. Located at Hadnot Point Plaza, Holcomb Boulevard, Camp Lejeune, the mobile unit is parked in the shopping center parking lot at the intersection of Holcomb Boulevard and Molly Pitcher Drive. It will operate by appointment only and visit the base on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the first full week each month, opening from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will not offer road or knowledge tests. Base personnel may sign up for appointments at Camp Lejeune's website. REAL IDs are a single form of identification that will make it easier to board commercial airlines and enter military installations starting in 2020 when a regular driver license will no longer be accepted as a sole form of identification. For more information, including a complete list of requirements, visit NCREALID.gov. Media Contact:  Marge Howell                         margarethowell@ncdot.gov                         (919) 861-3027 . ***NCDOT***
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3/26/2018: Burgaw Driver License Office Moving to Different Location

Burgaw Driver License Office Moving to Different Location

Posted 3/26/2018 4:09:38 PM

BURGAW, N.C. – The Burgaw Driver License office, located at 805 South Walker Street, will close Thursday, March 29, at 12 p.m. and move to a new location.  The office will re-open on Tuesday, April 3, at 781 U.S. 117 South in the old Pender Plumbing Co. building.  The location will also serve as a district office for the N.C. Highway Patrol.                                 The Burgaw office hours will change to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Customers may call the office at (910) 259-2799 to confirm appointments and operating hours. DMV offers driver license renewals and many other services online. Customers are encouraged to check the official DMV website at www.MyNCDMV.gov to see if their driver license needs can be met online.   Media Contact:  John Brockwell                         jbrockwell@ncdot.gov                         (919) 861-3019 ***NCDOT***
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3/2/2018: Sixteen New Driver License Examiners Added to DMV Offices Statewide

Sixteen New Driver License Examiners Added to DMV Offices Statewide

Posted 3/2/2018 2:07:01 PM

RALEIGH – The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will add 16 new driver license examiner graduates to 14 driver license offices next week. Following graduation from DMV’s Basic Examiner Training School on Friday, March 2, the examiners will begin work at area offices on Monday, March 5. The examiners graduated following six weeks of intensive classroom study at the N.C. Justice Academy in Salemburg.  They will take applications for learner permits, driver licenses, REAL ID and basic identification cards using modernized systems that create counterfeit-proof documents that protect against identity theft.  They will also conduct road tests for new drivers. “These new examiners are joining a team dedicated to providing a vital service to the citizens of North Carolina,” said DMV Deputy Commissioner Scott Parker.  “They are embarking today on a role that comes with great responsibility and public trust.” The new examiners and their duty stations are:  Treonna Archie, Gastonia; Kimala Beechum, Monroe; Jacquetta Boone, West Raleigh; Imran Butt, Elkin; David Coleman, West Greensboro; Juan Contin, Byron Spencer, Garner; Akilah Corder, Laura O’Neil, Cary; Demetrius Harris, East Charlotte; Marva Jackson, South Charlotte; Geraldine Larkin, South Durham; Sheila Sloan, Goldsboro; David Wakefield, North Raleigh; Derek Weatherington, Wendell; Christa Young, North Winston-Salem.  Media Contact:  John Brockwell                         jbrockwell@ncdot.gov                         919-861-3019 ***NCDOT***  
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