Firearms safety class being offered in East Alabama

      The Etowah County Sheriff's Office will offer a citizen's firearms safety course next week.{} It is scheduled for Tuesday, November 12.{}{}

      The course is{}free to the public and is held at the Joe Ford Center on the campus of Gadsden State Community College.{} The hours are{}6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.{} Eighty seats are available for the class and registration is required.

      Those who finished the classroom portion are given the option to attend a range day on Saturday, November 16, to receive one-on-one help from Sheriff's Office firearms instructors.{} The range day is held at the Owls Hollow Shooting Range.

      The range is also{}open to the public daily from dawn to dusk.{}