Robbers Steal $1,500 In Rings And Watches

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Last updated 12/31/2019 at 10:59am

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times.

Transylvania County Sheriff’s deputies and ABC officers discovered and destroyed a 60-gallon, steamer moonshine still in the Gloucester section near the Silversteen School on Friday, Dec. 19. No operators were apprehended although some 300 gallons of mash was captured. The still, capable of making from 36 to 50 gallons of illegal whisky a week, had evidently been in operation about a year according to Sheriff’s deputies. Those involved with discovery were Transylvania Deputy Sheriffs Ed Owen, John...

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