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for The State Vol. 56 Issue 4, Sept 1988
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Bill Payne and Wash Turner, the state's most notorious outlaws, robbed the Bank of Candor, in Montgomery County, September 29, 1937. Brought to justice by J. Edgar Hoover, the two were executed in 1938 for murdering a state trooper.
R. Don Laws, the feisty publisher of the Moravian Falls newspaper, THE YELLOW JACKET, was known for his barbs and humor. Although the town's population was under 200, the paper had a national reputation and circulation of 250,000.