Crown Jewel: After 30 years, shop owner to retire,...
by Brittini Ray
04:00 AM, Saturday, April 18
MARIETTA — After 30 years of operation on Marietta Square, the Jeweler on the Square’s owner has decided to close his store and retire. Gerald Alvarez, 61, said he’s closing up shop to focus on personal hobbies, including his interest in expanding...

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