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Search committee to find Azziz replacement named

...a member of the State Transportation Board and a former Augusta Commissioner;? Phil Wahl, president of First Community Bank.In addition to Hull and Pruitt, other Regents on the search committee include Augusta native Kessel Stelling Jr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-10/search-committee-find-azziz-
Economic breakfast: Augusta tops in job growth, but could use quality of life improvement

...year, but there are some things we can improve," Medcalfe said.Phil Wahl, the Augusta Market President at First Community Bank, said he liked the inclusion of quality of life indicators in the economic presentation."It did not provide any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-28/economic-br
Woman faces felony exploitation charges

...from the state attorney general's office.When Sheppard sought access to the accounts of another resident at First Community Bank in Augusta, an employee noticed the resident did not appear to be coherent or to recognize Sheppard, leading to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-06/woman-faces-felony-exp
Construction roundup

...renovations, $38,000? R.W. Allen; First Community Bank, 3638 Walton Way Extension, Augusta; renovations, $25,000? R.W. Allen; First Community Bank, 3638 Walton Way Extension, Augusta; renovations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-26/construction-roundup
Georgia Bank & Trust celebrates 25 years by giving to charities

Georgia Bank & Trust celebrated its 25th year in metro Augusta by giving back.The community bank, which opened in August 1989, awarded a collective $25,000 to 10 area charities during a ceremony held Thursday at the bank's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-06/georgia-ban
Edward Schweers

...highly respected state wide financial institution. In his consulting practice, he had much experience in organizing community banks and the successful sale of banks. He was a leader in the regulatory compliance monitoring systems and strategic planning...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172341842
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-24/bank-merger
US bank earnings decline 7.7 percent in first quarter

...year, with demand for loans growing as new jobs are created, incomes rise and business confidence strengthens.Community banks earned $4.4 billion in the first quarter, the FDIC said, adding a new data category to its quarterly report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-28/us-bank-earnings-decline-7
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-17/first-community-bank-owner
A saner approach to mortgages

...free of onerous Dodd-Frank Act regulations that limit lending options for consumers and smaller lenders, such as community banks and credit unions.Senior policy analyst John Ligon with the Heritage Foundation think tank calls the PATH Act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-24/saner-approach-mortga