The High Point Enterprise has just finished a series of articles on the life and crimes of Bill Payne, quite a notorious outlaw along with partner Wash Turner in NC during the 1930s, culminating with…Continue
Started Jul 19, 2013
I ran across a reference to this story while doing some research on Brown Mountain Lights legends. Just recently got a copy of the original cited material and thought I might make it available here,…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Eva Nell Mull Wike, PhD Feb 29, 2016.
The Dook, local moniker of the man known variously as Charles Asquith, Lord Walter Beresford and, genuinely, Sidney Lascelles, came to Asheville and died in October of 1904. Within days it is…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Vance Pollock Feb 27, 2016.
Doing some research on county executions (primarily hanging) before 1909, when the state called for such things to be done in the electric chair at Raleigh. I have found few web accounts of the Nash…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Carden Jan 17, 2011.
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