Grocery store owner in the business for 6 decades

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By Vanessa Tyson

Lindsey Evans of Pageland is 73 years old. He has spent all but 13 years in the grocery business.
He started in 1958 when he was in ninth grade, working in uncle’s store, Stateline Groceries. He rode is bike to work in afternoon when school got out and during the summer months.
His father picked him up in the evening because it would be too dark to ride  home, Evans said.
When he finishing Pageland High School, Evans went to work full time for his uncle, making about $65 a week.

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