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10/18/09 — Retired revenuer tells of chasing moonshiners at Wayne Museum

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Retired revenuer tells of chasing moonshiners at Wayne Museum

By Catharin Shepard
Published in News on October 18, 2009 2:00 AM

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Retired Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms "revenuer" George "Bob" Powell, center, of Wilkesboro, and Marvin E. Underwood, right, originally of Smithfield, who said the "revenuers never caught him when he was running moonshine many years ago, look at a replica of a still at the Wayne County Museum. Powell spoke at the museum Friday night about his days as a "revenuer."

Two former enemies turned friends Friday night at the Wayne County Museum, as a retired revenuer shook hands and swapped stories with an out-of-business moonshiner. George Robert Powell Sr., retired Wilkesboro revenue agent and author of "Moonshiners, Fast Cars...

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