Firearms course set for women

Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 3, 2013

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office will host a free firearms familiarization and safety course for women on Sept. 7, at 8 a.m.

Participants must provide one’s own weapon and 50 rounds of ammunition. The class will meet at that day at the Covington County Commission Chambers at 8 a.m. for a class on basic knowledge of handguns and to answer any questions one may have. Participants will then leave travel the Covington County Firing Range, where they will be instructed on the proper handling and firing of one’s pistol.

Contact Amanda Hart at 334-222-3532 to register. There are 24 slots open on a first-come-first-serve basis, and registration deadline is Aug. 30.