GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) - Sussex County officials say they are seeing a significant jump in the number of applications for concealed carry gun permits.
The Sussex County Prothonotary tells WBOC-TV that 676 people have applied for a concealed firearms permit in the county so far in 2013. In all of 2012, only 435 applications were filed.
Officials say 2,617 people hold active permits to carry a concealed firearm in Sussex County.
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Thursday (83/68): Sun
Lower Humidity, Not as Hot
Thursday is going to feature mostly sunny skies and lower humidity. There will be a pleasant NW breeze around 10 mph. High 83. Enjoy.
The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increaselate Sunday and Labor Day.