SouthTrust Bank names area's newest president of operations

SouthTrust Bank has named R. Thomas Coghill president of operations in Augusta, replacing Larry DeMeyers, who took early retirement. Mr. DeMeyers...

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SouthTrust expands reach

SouthTrust Bank on Monday kicked off construction at its first new branch in six years, a 4,000-square-foot office outside one of the city's...

Bank robbery suspect sought

An armed man robbed SouthTrust Bank on Tobacco Road this morning while it was full of customers...office is seeking information on the Oct. 28 robbery of the SouthTrust Bank at 3535 Wheeler Road and the Oct. 14 robbery at Bank of America...

Man hits branch full of customers

A man waving a gun robbed SouthTrust Bank on Tobacco Road on Monday morning while it was full of customers...and two other unsolved bank robberies - one Oct. 28 at the SouthTrust Bank at 3535 Wheeler Road, and one Oct. 14 at the Bank of America...

Five area banks will be closed

Wachovia Corp. announced Tuesday it will gain eight area branches as part of its merger with SouthTrust Bank. Wachovia currently has 19 area branches; SouthTrust has 13. Less than a week after three SouthTrust locations were sold to...

SouthTrust expands its equity campaign

...home equity line campaign to feature interest rates, announced R. Thomas Coghill, Augusta president and CEO for SouthTrust Bank. Call (800) 225-5782 for information. To further improve customer service, certain Internal Revenue Service...

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Local banks report increases

...offices in Augusta are reporting increases in second quarter earnings over the previous year. For two of those banks, SouthTrust Bank and Regions Bank, the second quarter generated record earnings. SouthTrust Corp.: As of June 30, SouthTrust's...

Broad Street courthouse is now for sale

...Courthouse on Barrett Plaza, the owner of the court's temporary Broad Street home is looking for a new tenant or buyer. SouthTrust Bank of Georgia owns the 985 Broad St. building, which was formerly occupied by the court officials and staff. SouthTrust...

Police seek suspect in bank robberies

...Spirit Creek Road, is a suspect in the robbery of the SouthTrust Bank on Peach Orchard Road, according to a news release...robber was seen driving a red Ford pickup from the SouthTrust Bank branch that fit the description of a 1970s black-and-red...

Local banks to require thumbprint

...a thumbprint. First Union has been requiring it since 1997. "It's part of a trend we've seen nationwide," SouthTrust Bank spokeswoman Jeannie Colquett said. "It's an effort is to cut down on the number of fraud cases." Banks lose...