Shooting enthusiast Jamie Wells from Franklinton fires one of his pistols at the new shooting range at the Caswell Game Lands near Yanceyville in Caswell County on Sept. 11.  State wildlife officials say the extra money from a tax on sales of guns and ammunition has made up for cuts in state funding and allowed them to take on new projects, including several gun ranges on game lands.
Shooting enthusiast Jamie Wells from Franklinton fires one of his pistols at the new shooting range at the Caswell Game Lands near Yanceyville in Caswell County on Sept. 11. State wildlife officials say the extra money from a tax on sales of guns and ammunition has made up for cuts in state funding and allowed them to take on new projects, including several gun ranges on game lands. cseward@newsobserver.com
Shooting enthusiast Jamie Wells from Franklinton fires one of his pistols at the new shooting range at the Caswell Game Lands near Yanceyville in Caswell County on Sept. 11. State wildlife officials say the extra money from a tax on sales of guns and ammunition has made up for cuts in state funding and allowed them to take on new projects, including several gun ranges on game lands. cseward@newsobserver.com

Increasing gun, ammo sales produce windfall for wildlife in NC

September 16, 2014 05:32 PM

UPDATED September 17, 2014 05:43 AM

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