Downtown Moultrie News


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Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Special thanks to the utilities department for getting our community ready for the Christmas Season!  Thanksgiving Night kicks off the Holiday season in Moultrie/Colquitt County with the lighting of the tree and canopy of lights.  Festivities begin at 6pm and shops open as early as 4pm.


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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.  For the latest updates and news, join us on Facebook (DowntownMoultrieGA).

Click here for Christmas parade brochure

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 This is the perfect location for any business.  For more information on this property please contact The Slocumb Company at 229-985-9333.

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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.

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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.



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  • P.O. Box 3368
  • Moultrie, GA 31776