MECC Offers Concealed Weapons Class

Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College will offer a Concealed Weapons Permit course Saturday, August 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost for the course is $100. Pre-registration is required.  This class satisfies the requirements for a concealed weapons permit and will cover legal guidelines, safety issues, and hands-on instruction on the firing range.  Early registration is recommended as this class has limited spots available.  To register go to and complete the Non-Credit Registration form or contact Lori Dingus at 276.523.2400 Ext. 372 or