Displaying items by tag: NC Division of Motor Vehicles

Friday, 14 January 2022 16:21

Goodwin named new NCDMV commissioner

ROCKY MOUNT — Today, the N.C. Department of Transportation announced that Wayne Goodwin has been named as the new commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles.

Published in Local News
Thursday, 14 October 2021 11:03

New License and Theft inspectors ready to serve

ROCKY MOUNT — The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles’ License and Theft Bureau held graduation ceremonies Wednesday for its 27th Basic Inspector Class at DMV Headquarters in Rocky Mount. 

Published in Lifestyle
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 14:31

One year away from the REAL ID deadline

RALEIGH — Today marks the one-year milestone date that the REAL ID Act will go into effect. Meaning beginning Oct. 1, 2020, federal agencies will require a REAL ID, U.S. passport or another form of federally-approved identification to board commercial airlines and to enter federal buildings.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will suspend online vehicle registration services this weekend as part of scheduled routine maintenance by the N.C. Department of Revenue.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Residents whose driver licenses or permits are suspended or revoked will now receive a state-issued identification card from the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles.

Published in Local News
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 12:26

North Carolina adds more REAL ID Express Days

RALEIGH – The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is giving people more opportunities this spring to get their N.C. REAL IDs quicker.

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 17:28

North Carolina to eliminate duplicate driving records

RALEIGH – The N.C Division of Motor Vehicles will start using new technology to protect people from identity fraud by making sure people have a driver license in only one state at a time.

Published in Local News

Richmond swimming returns to c…

LAURINBURG — The Richmond Senior High School boys’ and girls’ swimming teams returned to competitive action for the first time in the new year last Wednesday at St. Andrews University. Read more

Icy roads remain in Richmond C…

HAMLET — Although much of Friday night’s snow has melted, many roads are still in rough shape, leading Richmond County Schools to cancel classes for Monday. Read more

Your Winter Weather Pictures

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Wrecks reported in Rockingham …

ROCKINGHAM — First responders are urging Richmond County residents to stay off the roads as snow continues to fall across the area. Read more

Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — With the possibility of lingering snow, the Richmond County Health Department canceled COVID testing for Saturday — after reporting more than 250 new cases and additional deaths. Read more

COLUMN: Vacation destination d…

About this time each year, my wife and I start thinking about a vacation. I don't know if we are still mentally programmed for winter and want to escape the... Read more

Stay off roads, don't put your…

RALEIGH — North Carolina transportation officials are pre-treating roads from the Piedmont to the coast and urging people in the path of this next round of winter weather to stay... Read more

Richmond County under winter s…

ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Richmond County and much of central North Carolina with up to 3 inches of snowfall expected. Read more

Mount Vernon Mills acquiring W…

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County textile mill is coming under new ownership. Read more



- Winter storm leads to more cancellations, closings in Richmond County - Missing middle schooler found, returned to mother - Local athletic events postponed Read more