MECC Offers Concealed Weapons Class

Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College will offer a Concealed Weapons Permit course in August. The course will be held Saturday, August 12 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 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 or