First Community Bank owner posts $862,000 profit

The owner of First Community Bank, which entered the Augusta market in February through the acquisition of Savannah River Banking Co., reported first quarter...

First Bank in Augusta part of Atlanta Bank merger deal

...similar connection to their markets."We are excited about partnering with State Bank, another Georgia-based community bank, which shares our values, particularly our emphasis on superior, personal service and community involvement...

Bank merger would combine Augusta's First Bank of Georgia with Atlanta financial corporation

...First Bank follows Georgia Bank & Trust, with 12 local offices, as the second largest locally owned and operated community bank in the metro area.The final transaction between the two banking institutions is pending regulatory approvals and...

First Community Bank grows with move to Augusta

...Wachovia and change the name of the skyscraper in downtown Augusta.After shareholders approved the merger of First Community Bank and Savannah River Banking Co., it took a weekend to rebrand the branches.Although there were a high number of...

Savannah River Banking Co. completes merger with Columbia bank

Savannah River Banking Co. opened Monday as First Community Bank after shareholders last week approved the merger of the Augusta-Aiken bank with the publicly-traded Columbia-based First...

Community bank opens First Bank -- Augusta

...Augusta, the area's newest community bank, opened its doors for business...in over 10 years." The last community bank to open in Augusta was Georgia...form First Bank. The People's Community Bank, with branches in Aiken and North...

Community bank elects new leader

Augusta's newest community bank has hired a former Regions Bank executive to oversee its growing...officer of Citizens Bank & Trust Co., a Columbia County-based community bank later acquired by Allied Bank in 1994. He became Region's...

Local banks report earnings increases

Georgia Bank & Trust Co. and People's Community Bank, two community banks with local headquarters, both...Richmond and Columbia counties. Aiken-based People's Community Bank reported earnings of $146,897 (15 cents per share...

Bank marks anniversary with plans for growth

A community bank with a mostly rural customer base is strengthening its position in...has spent the last two decades quietly growing into a $390 million community bank with more than a dozen branches stretching from Statesboro to Thomson...

Aiken bank looks to Evans

...Last year, an Augusta-based community bank decided to cross the river and...the region's second-largest community bank a foothold in the fast-growing...recent memory that an Aiken-based community bank has expanded to Georgia. "It's...