Roswell Fire Chief Ricky Spencer set to retire in September
by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
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For decades, the sirens have fascinated Roswell Fire Chief Ricky Spencer. In the 1970s, his grandfather worked at the local jail. He would sometimes shadow his grandpa on the job. Whenever a fire call came through, Spencer’s grandfather would press a button that alerted the city’s volunteers. “I thought I’d really like to do that,” Spencer, 60, said. “So when I turned 21, I asked to be accepted on the department.” He began working as a volunteer firefighter in 1975. The department a...
OTP merges traditional, modern
Sal Mangino, owner of OTP Tap & Grill at 1475 Holcomb Bridge Road, was looking for something different in a head cook. “I was looking for a good, young chef,” the 53-year-old restaurateur said. “So...
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
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Faces of War relocation plan evoking criticism
Raul Moreno took his family to see the Faces of War memorial in Roswell for Independence Day. An Army veteran, he served in Afghanistan for eight years. He took a pebble from the installation as a ...
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North Fulton traffic
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Has the traffic situation in north Fulton improved in the past five years?