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Oconee Sheriff's Office to Offer Free Gun Safety Classes

Sessions in the classroom and on the range will take place in March.

The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is offering a series of free firearms safety classes.  Classes are not restricted to Oconee residents, but they will be given priorty.

Classroom sessions will be held on the following Thursdays from 7-9 p.m.:

  • March 7
  • March 14
  • March 21
  • March 28

Once a classroom session is completed, you may attend a session at the range. Meet at the Sheriff's Office at 9 a.m. to head to the range on one these Saturdays:

  • March 9
  • March 16
  • March 23
  • March 30

If interested, please register by calling 706-769-3945. For more information email Sgt. Jason Lowe at jlowe@oconeesheriff.org of Chief Lee Weems at lweems@oconeesheriff.org.

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Chief Lee Weems January 22, 2013 at 05:44 PM
The response to these classes has been amazing. We initially announced four classes. They filled up in two days. We added two more classes, and they filled up within 45 minutes of the announcement. We will try to schedule more classes.
Stephanie Gross January 22, 2013 at 06:32 PM
Thanks for the update, Chief Weems.

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