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Lightsey, Kilgore sentenced to prison and supervised release in salmonella case

Samuel Lightsey and Frank Kilgore, the two PCA managers at Blakely, GA, who made plea deals with the government to become prosecution witnesses at trial in exchange for reduced prison time, learned their sentences on Thursday morning. According to WALB, Samuel Lightsey will serve a sentence of 36 months, or three years, in prison and will have an… Read More »

Around Our Area: Convicted peanut company CEO apologizes at sentencing hearing

The convicted CEO of a bankrupt peanut company at the center of a nationwide salmonella outbreak apologized in federal court, ahead of sentencing. “This has been a several year nightmare. Now I stand before you and ask for forgiveness from you and the victims,” Stewart Parnell told the court Monday. He and two other defendants were convicted for… Read More »