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Scuttlebiz: Georgia's banks see profits rise in third quarter

...They've also bumped up the dividend to stock holders from 13 cents to 15 cents a share.Compared to the nation, community banks had strong earnings growth in the second quarter, surging 12 percent from the same period last year to $5.3 bil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-05/scuttlebiz-georgias-banks-
On The Move

...MALONEJob title: Personal Banker AssociateEmployer: Fifth Third BankWork expe r ience: She previously worked for Community Bank's overseas division in Germany.Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design and Marketing, International...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-10/move
US bank earnings up 6.9 percent in Q1

...banks on the FDIC's confidential "problem list" fell to a six-year low of 253 from 291 in the fourth quarter.Community banks scored strong earnings growth in the first quarter, jumping 16.4 percent from the same period last year to $4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-27/us-bank-earnings-69-percen
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
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
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
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