NEW FIREARMS APPLICATIONS AND RENEWALS:

New procedures are in effect for weapons carry licenses.

All applicants must now undergo a criminal records check and be fingerprinted.

The applicant must be at least 21 years of age and be a resident of Forsyth County. He or she must have an approved ID and submit a $72.50 fee payable by cash only to the Probate Court of Forsyth County. The fee for a renewal is $30.00.

This is a change from prior procedure.

Call the Probate Court office for more information, (770) 781-2140.