Concealed-carry course at EGCC

STEUBENVILLE – Eastern Gateway Community College will offer a NRA concealed-carry course on May 15 and 17 in the college’s Pugliese Center, 110 John Scott Highway, Steubenville.

Orientation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 7 at the center. The training will be held from 5-10 p.m. May 15 at the center and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 17 at the Wintersville firing range.

The concealed-carry course consists of 10 hours of instruction and two hours of practical training, including range time and live-fire experience. This training also is honored in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and other states.

The student must complete a written examination that tests his or her competency and a physical demonstration of competency on handgun usage and rules for safe handling and storage of a handgun. Students must be 21 or older, and payment must be received prior to the course start date. The course is $75. Senior citizens pay $50. Registration deadline is May 7. For information and to register, call 740-264-5591, ext. 1910.