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Business briefs

...signing of a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Lowcountry Savings Bank and plans to merge Lowcountry into Carolina First Bank, a subsidiary of Carolina First. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory and Lowcountry shareholder approval...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/30/biz_203305.shtml
XXX Bizarre
First Community Bank grows with move to Augusta

...were the combination of Wells Fargo and Wachovia in 2008 and then TD Bank's purchase of the parent company of Carolina First Bank in 2010.First Community's buying Savannah River Banking Co. has nothing to do with the aftermath of the financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2014-02-07/first-commun
On the move

...president and city executive for Carolina First Bank's Aiken/Edgefield Region...was previously employed by Carolina First Bank, where she held numerous jobs...commercial loan department of Carolina First Bank. - John L. Garrison Jr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/18/bus_152769.shtml
Business
Man thought to be 'Limping Bandit' arrested

...to a news release issued Monday by the FBI's Columbia office, Mr. Haire also is suspected in a robbery of the Carolina First Bank in Edgefield on Jan. 3, 2008. The FBI said Mr. Haire is suspected of being the "Limping Bandit" accused in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/21/met_541563.shtml
Metro
Finest kind

...best schools in the state. The award, sponsored by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators and Carolina First Bank, judges schools on student achievement, faculty training, program goals, teaching quality, office practices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/10/edi_190251.shtml
Editorials
'Limping Bandit' admits to series of bank holdups

...Street on Nov. 20, 2007.According to the FBI's Columbia office, Haire also iwas suspected in a robbery of the Carolina First Bank in Edgefield on Jan. 3, 2008.Haire admitted many holdups during a hearing conducted by a federal judge in Charleston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-08/limping-bandit-admits-series
Limping Bandit faces up to 575-year sentence for robbing 23 banks

...Street on Nov. 20, 2007.According to the FBI's Columbia office, Haire also iwas suspected in a robbery of the Carolina First Bank in Edgefield on Jan. 3, 2008.U.S. District Judge Sol Blatt Jr. on Thursday scheduled the sentencing for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-11-01/limping-bandit-faces-575-yea
Crime & courts | Latest News
Aiken Elementary wins Palmetto's Finest award

...the highest state recognition, Mrs. Cagle said. Carolina First Bank and the South Carolina Association of School Administrators...evaluations are used to determine finalists and winners. Carolina First Bank and the South Carolina Association of School Administrators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/05/met_189749.shtml
Metro
Mall has event for seniors

...from about 40 local companies, including Aiken Regional Medical Centers, the Social Security Administration and Carolina First Bank, set up vending booths and passed out materials about their services. The event, which drew approximately 500...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/29/met_209078.shtml
Metro
TD Bank creating 1,600 jobs in South Carolina

...but now has 1,300 branches from Maine to Florida.Two of those branches are in Aiken County, in the former Carolina First Bank locations, with total desposits of $85 million.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-11-16/td-bank-creating-1600-jobs