Area residents are invited to learn the basic principles of safe hunting by attending a Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course.
It will be held Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28 at the Bond County VFW Post 1377 in Greenville. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday.
Reservations are required by calling 977-4567 after 5 p.m. any day.
State law requires that all hunters born after January 1, 1980 successfully complete the hunter education course before they can receive their first hunting license.