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Local band The Basement Boys reuniting

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Nineteen years ago, The Basement Boys played their last show together at the Lincoln County Apple Festival — or so they thought. “Everybody aggravated us to get back together,” said Darrin Stroud, guitarist. “If the Eagles can do it, we can too.” The band will play 1:30 p.m. outside the…

Council creates quilt at festival

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County invites the community to visit its booth Saturday and help create a quilt. “We really do hope that the people of Lincoln County will come out,” said Shelly Johnston, executive director of the council. “We need participation to make the quilt. You don’t have…

Lincoln native to host open mic night

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As a child, Levi Ussery Jr. walked dirt roads in west Lincoln singing to himself. “I would just make up things and sing all day long,” he said. Now an adult, he’s a professional singer with the stage name Levi Jones. He never hit it big, but he has been…

One swell sweet potato

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SailView hosting footrace Saturday

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SailView, a Denver neighborhood, will host a 5K Run/Walk to benefit Sally’s Y on Saturday. Steve Tucker and Krista Heavner, who both live in SailView, are coordinating the race. The neighborhood has done fundraisers for Sally’s Y in the past with a strong turnout. About 60 people have registered for…

Shop Automotive opens to fix cars in East Lincoln

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The Shop Automotive & More can fix just about any mode of transportation, from a car to a boat to a forklift. Chip Cassidy is the owner of the Denver-based business. He also owns The Tool Dude, a mobile tool truck. Cassidy said The Tool Dude, which he founded three…

Around Town 9/15/2010

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LAST MAN’S CLUB A Last Man’s Club, for World War II veterans, is being formed in Lincoln County. All those who are interested in joining should see James at Leatherman’s Barber Shop, 210 S. Academy St., Lincolnton. APPLE PIES The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association will be selling apple…

New barbershop continues family tradition

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Jeff Beal is continuing to follow in his father’s footsteps with the opening of Beal’s Barbershop. Beal owned Elite Hair Design in Boger City for 15 years, but recently sold that shop and opened Beal’s Barbershop on Sept. 1. “This is kind of like coming home to me,” the Lincolnton…

95th birthday

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Police: Boy took city truck

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A 12-year-old boy will face juvenile charges after police say he stole a vehicle and led police on a chase Saturday night. The driver, whose name was not revealed because of his age, allegedly stole a City of Lincolnton Waste Treatment Plant truck from 608 N.C. 150 W., Police Capt.…