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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...