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Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:A LOCAL BANK put a freeze on my Social Security check and closed my bank account after we deposited a check we received. The person who sent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/rants-raves
Man threatens to use knife at Tobacco Road bank

...County Sheriff's Office questioned a 56-year-old man Tuesday after he was accused of making terroristic threats at a local bank.Robert Thurmond Horne, of Hephzibah, was transported to 400 Walton Way after three employees at Wells Fargo Bank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-04/man-threatens-use-knif
Georgia races

...2012CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES: Repeal the Affordable Care Act; eliminate unnecessary regulations burdening farmers; and allow local banks and small businesses to say what practices are best for them through a system of peer reviews. NAME: John Barrow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-02/georgia-races
Republican Rick Allen targets overregulation in congressional campaign

...commonly known as "Obamacare;" eliminate unnecessary environmental and safety regulations burdening farmers; and allow local banks and small businesses to say what practices are best for them through a system of peer reviews."We have to stop what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-23/republican-ric
Allen wins 12th District for Republicans

...repeal the Affordable Care Act, eliminate unnecessary environmental and safety regulations burdening farmers; and allow local banks and small businesses to say what practices are best for them through a system of peer reviews.Barrow did the same, saying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-05/allen-wins-12th-district-republ
Rants & Raves

...now will not be available to them. Please act responsibly because we can't afford any more handouts. ONE OF OUR local banks is doing a lot of advertising regarding their offer of $25,000 to support local charities. I wish they would cut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-25/rants-raves
Banks see a rebound in usage of branches

...anniversary, Georgia Bank & Trust is asking for the community to vote on the charities that will receive donations. The local bank is making a donation of $2,500 each to 10 deserving local charities, based on a community vote. The voting started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-08-29/banks-see-r
Augusta woman scammed out of money

...contacted the man at a number he had provided. After sharing the card information with him, Murray was told to go to a local Bank of America location to deposit the money. When she checked the balance on the card, however, she saw that the money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-04/augusta-woman-scammed-
First Bank in Augusta part of Atlanta Bank merger deal

ATLANTA -- One of Augusta's largest local banks announced this morning it has agreed to be acquired by a bigger, Atlanta bank.The holding company of First Bank of Georgia is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-24/first-bank-merger-deal
Peggy Collins

...paving companies in the State. She also owned and operated the Winton Inn in Barnwell. "Miss" Peggy served on the local bank board, and also the Barnwell Economic Development Committee. She was a member of the Blackville Garden Club, and an...

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