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35 percent in US facing debt collectors, study says

...workers who recover around $50 billion each year, according to a study published by the Federal Reserve's Philadelphia bank branch.Ratcliffe said stagnant incomes are key to why some are struggling to repay their debt.Health care-related bills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-29/35-percent-us-facing-debt-
Retail building under construction in front of Augusta Mall

...front of Augusta Mall will bring three businesses and a bank ATM to Wrightsboro Road.An old building, formerly a bank branch and cellular phone store, has been razed near the Bobby Jones Expressway ramps at 3456 Wrightsboro to accommodate an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-18/retail-buil
Details emerge in robbery of Hephzibah bank

...unknown black man entered Southern Bank at 2455 Highway 88 at 3:04 p.m., stating he "wanted the money."Southern Bank Branch Manager Janet McClellan told deputies that the man went to a teller's window, scaled the counter and shoved the teller...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-29/details-emerge-robbery
Wells Fargo found in contempt of court in U.S. District Court in Augusta

...bank statements on the account to a probation officer.Nelson was under indictment on charges of robbing a Wells Fargo bank branch on Jan. 5, 2013. He was appointed an attorney free of charge, and his attorney sought money to pay for a psychiatric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-11/wells-fargo-found-contempt
Summerville Pharmacy moving to old bank building

...new home in June.The Augusta pharmacy is moving from a converted home at 2279 Wrightsboro Road into a former Regions Bank branch at 2839 Central Ave., which is behind the Daniel Village shopping center.Owners of the pharmacy purchased the 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-05-01/summerville
First Community Bank owner posts $862,000 profit

...year earlier.The Columbia, S.C.-based bank is publicly traded on Nasdaq and acquired Savannah River's two bank branches. It reported $420,000 in quarterly expenses related to the merger.First Community reported income from interest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-17/first-community-bank-owner
Synovus Finanical Corp. reports lower profits

Synovus Financial Corp., which operates two bank branches in Augusta, posted a profit of $35.8 million in the fourth quarter.The Columbus, Ga.-based company reported earnings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-21/synovus-finanical-corp-rep
Augusta-based Georgia-Carolina Bancshares earns $935k in quarter

...to $275 million. Its assets in 2013 grew from $506 million to $516 million.First Bank of Georgia has seven bank branches in Richmond, Columbia and McDuffie counties, and mortgage offices in Augusta and Savannah.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-30/augusta-based-georgia-caro
Donations for Augusta family in fatal house fire returned

...Aronow, the vice president of Career Personnel, said Monday that the fund had never been finalized and that a SunTrust bank branch in Virginia did not have a record of it.All checks received at the Virginia location through Friday have been returned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-28/donations-augusta-family-fata
First Bank of Georgia holding company nearly triples quarterly earnings

...also grew since the beginning of the year, from $411.3 million to $425.2 million.First Bank of Georgia has bank branches in Richmond, Columbia and McDuffie counties, and mortgage offices in Augusta and Savannah.The company plans to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-24/first-bank-georgia-holding