Handgun Permits http://wunc.org en 26 NC Counties Make It More Convenient To Apply For A Handgun Permit http://wunc.org/post/26-nc-counties-make-it-more-convenient-apply-handgun-permit <p></p><p>Residents of Wake County can now apply online for a permit to own a hand gun or to carry one concealed. Instead of going into an office, they can fill out the permit application and pay the fee online.</p><p></p><p>Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison said the online service makes the process more user-friendly, but just as safe as before.</p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:58:53 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 31123 at http://wunc.org 26 NC Counties Make It More Convenient To Apply For A Handgun Permit Chapel Hill Group Passing Out 'No Concealed Weapons' Stickers To Restaurants And Bars http://wunc.org/post/chapel-hill-group-passing-out-no-concealed-weapons-stickers-restaurants-and-bars <p>A Chapel Hill group is helping restaurants and bars clarify a new law to patrons.&nbsp; People with permits to carry concealed handguns can bring their weapon into establishments where alcohol is served. But, while drinking alcohol is prohibited when carrying a firearm, a permit holder can still bring a concealed gun into places that serve it, unless the owner posts signs saying otherwise.&nbsp; Meg McGurk heads the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership and says there's still confusion over the new law so she's handing out "no concealed weapons" stickers to Franklin Street businesses.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 20:54:03 +0000 Catherine Brand 22016 at http://wunc.org Chapel Hill Group Passing Out 'No Concealed Weapons' Stickers To Restaurants And Bars Senate Passes Handgun Bill http://wunc.org/post/senate-passes-handgun-bill <p>State senators have passed a measure that would do away with handgun permits and add more places people can carry or store firearms.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 10:59:08 +0000 Jessica Jones 17195 at http://wunc.org Senate Passes Handgun Bill