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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
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-
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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169169980
Upcoming Give a Meal campaign can triple the impact of your giving

...lives together.There are several options for your giving. You may come by Golden Harvest on Monday, Nov. 18, and local Bank of America volunteers will input your credit card information. You may visit www.goldenharvest.org or call (706...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-17/upcoming-give-me
Will reining in regulators better control bank risk?

...best qualified to assess the risk of borrowers are not bank examiners, but those currently serving that function at the local bank. Banks must be made responsible for their losses, failures and bad outcomes; nothing restores responsible decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-09-01/will-reining-reg
'Remember This?' moments of 2013

...shopping season early, I've decided to start the year in review early. RECORD PROFITS: Both of the publicly traded local banks set records for quarterly profits ? and then broke the record at least once ? during the year. Southeastern Bank Financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2013-12-16/remember-mo
Augustan to ring the closing bell at NYSE

...the Troubled Asset Relief Program. The bank paid back the $968 million in July. SPEAKING OF TARP: There were three local banks that got money through the Capital Purchase Program under TARP. And one of them has paid it back. Security Federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2013-10-25/augustan-ri
Newspaper to broaden financial reporting

...were calls into the newsroom by readers wondering how their own bank was doing. We were able to tell callers that the local banks are fine. How did we know? We write about the earnings for First Bank of Georgia and Georgia Bank & Trust every three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2013-09-06/newspaper-b
Masters of Motown to entertain in Burke County

...Waynesboro. Doors open at 6:15. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for ages 18 and younger and are available at local banks, the Burke Chamber of Commerce, and Burke County Library and online at www.augustaarts.com.Masters of Motown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-10-24/masters-motown-entert
Homicide victim found in burned out south Ga. house

...Saturday night, a body was found in the ruins.Wooten described Sheffield as "a fine person.""She worked at a local bank here and knew a lot of people,'' he said. "You couldn't find anybody who would say a bad thing about her."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-23/homicide-victim-found-