Downtown Moultrie News

Music Under the Magnolia

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Please note that there will additions to the daytime local talent that begins at 11 am.

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Swift & Company Meat Packing Plan opened in 1914, located on North Main Street at the north edge of town. Establishing the plant was a bold risk because there was no established market to serve the facility.  The Southern economy was maturing, so taking advantage of, or redirecting the resources available was necessary.


The Moultrie Packing Company was the first and most successful of meat-packing attempts in the south.  In 1917, the plant was transferred to Swift & Company, one of the “Big Five” meat-packing companies of the United States.

The Swift & Company packing plant was economically & socially embedded in the Moultrie community from 1914 to 2001, when most of the historic structure was razed.


It’s that time again, October 11th is around the corner! We are super excited about 100 miles of bargains and deals.  Come in and sign up for your space now. We have registration forms available at the Main Street Office located at 120 North Main Street (next door to Sherwin Williams Paint Store) or you may give us a call at 229-890-5455. The spaces are on a  first come, first serve basis, so hurry in!! Click on the link below to what spaces are available.

2014 100 Mile application here

The 2014 Christmas parade is almost here!  The theme this year is Simply Southern Family Christmas. Participants can now enter to be a part of this year’s parade – just click the  link below  for parade applications. Be sure to read and understand all the  rules and regulations listed on the brochure


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Click here for Christmas parade brochure

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  • Phone: 229-890-5455
  • P.O. Box 3368
  • Moultrie, GA 31776