Stokes County-based DMV closed after internal investigation

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles announced Monday that it will close its Walnut Cove License Plate Agency.

The Stokes County-based agency was closed after an internal investigation of the its operations revealed that the office was falsifying documents.

The NCDMV will do a final inventory and audit of the office, removing all supplies and equipment from that location.

Agencies located in the area will continue to provide services. Please visit any of the following other locations:

Kernersville – 810 North Main Street, (336) 904-0743 M-F – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Madison – 110 East Murphy Street, (336) 949-4770; M-F – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Rural Hall – 1014 Bethania Rural Hall Road, (336) 969-2814; M-F – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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