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Wells Fargo to leave downtown Augusta tower

For the first time in its 48-year history, the bank building at 699 Broad St. might not have a bank branch in it.Wells Fargo announced plans to shut down its first-floor branch by November and remove signs from the 17-floor tower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/wells-fargo-leave-downtown
Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

...percent have a college degree.With the higher threshold, many more Americans - from fast food and retail supervisors to bank branch managers and insurance claims adjusters - would become eligible for overtime.A threshold of $984 a week would cover...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/boosting-overtime-obama-ca
In world of mounting fees, some stand out

...If you want to keep your current bank, you can try to get the overdraft fee waived. Appearing in person at your bank branch is helpful, as is remaining polite and courteous. Emphasize that the overdraft was just one error in an otherwise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-24/world-mounting-fees-some-s
SC woman charged in April Fools joke

...charged with breach of peace after a private joke went wrong. Coleman called her daughter from inside the First Citizens Bank branch in Richburg Wednesday to say there was a man with a gun demanding money. The woman's daughter immediately called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-06/sc-woman-charged-april-fools
Banks see a rebound in usage of branches

...the Internet is still the most preferred way for people to do bank business. But after some decline, the good ole bank branch had a rebound ? 21 percent, up from 18 percent last year. More people are also using mobile devices to bank, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-08-29/banks-see-r
Man uses note to rob bank branch

...at 9:15 a.m. Friday to a teller at the Wachovia Bank branch on Walton Way Extension, said Investigator Joann Nutter...being offered. Investigator Nutter said the Wachovia bank branch was closed Friday morning as investigators combed through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/15/met_368994.shtml
Metro
SunTrust Bank branch robbed

...It is the first bank robbery of 2003 in Richmond County, but the second this week, officials said. A Regions Bank branch on Broad Street was robbed Monday by a white man wearing a false beard. No arrest has been made in that case. Reach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/02/met_361837.shtml
Metro
South Augusta bank branch robbed

The SouthTrust Bank branch at 2756 Peach Orchard Road was robbed at about 11:30 a.m. today, said Richmond County Sheriff's Maj. Ken Autry. A man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/30/met_330592.shtml
Metro
Building to get bank branch

...Augusta Tomorrow and renovate it. 2003: Georgia Bank and Trust buys the Cotton Exchange with plans to convert it into a bank branch. Source: www.augusta.com Reach James Gallagher at (706) 823-3227 or james.gallagher@augustachronicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/30/bus_386831.shtml
Business
School program banks on deposits teaching students

...will help set up, in effect, a bank branch that will operate one day a month...deposited funds to a Capitol City Bank branch, and the money would be deposited...at school, and the staff at a bank branch will set up the accounts.Ellis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-10-23/school-program-banks-depo
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