Jacob D. Wallick earns CFA® Charter

  August 11, 2022

Nationally-ranked Wallick Investments, LLC, a South Carolina-based Registered Investment Advisory firm, is proud to announce that Mr. Jacob (Jake) Wallick, portfolio manager and managing director of Wallick Institutional, has passed…

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Movement Mortgage names Sarah Middleton Chief Growth Officer

  August 3, 2022

INDIAN LAND, SC – Movement Mortgage (Movement), the nation’s sixth-largest retail mortgage lender, is expanding its leadership team with the creation of two new positions focused on the growth and…

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1801 Venture Club announced as presenting sponsor of Gamecock Central Kickoff event

  August 2, 2022

Steel Hands Brewing in partnership with Gamecock Central is pleased to announce the 1801 Venture Club as its presenting sponsor for the 2nd Annual Gamecock Central Kickoff Party to be…

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David Boulware named Best Mortgage Lender

  August 2, 2022

David Boulware, Mortgage Loan Officer at First Reliance Bank, has been named the “Best of the Pee Dee’s 2022 Best Mortgage Lender” Winner. Boulware began his finance career in 1998…

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The Southern Bank announces opening of Greenville branch

  August 1, 2022

The Southern Bank announced the opening of its first South Carolina branch in Greenville. The new branch is located at 101 Cleveland Street, Greenville, S.C. 29601. “We are proud to…

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First Reliance Bank associates complete 2022 SC Bankers School

  July 28, 2022

Four associates from First Reliance Bank recently completed courses at the South Carolina Bankers School on the campus of Lander University in Greenwood, SC. Nathan Ruth, Sunset Branch Manager, West…

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Southern First reports results for second quarter 2022

  July 26, 2022

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, today announced its financial results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2022. “I am incredibly proud of…

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Countybank’s mortgage department passes $3 billion in loan volume

  July 19, 2022

Countybank’s mortgage department reached a significant milestone earlier this year as it surpassed the $3 billion mark in overall loan volume closed since its formation, comprised of more than 15,000…

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Upstate Warrior Solution announces new Board Member

  July 14, 2022

Upstate Warrior Solution (UWS) welcomes Regional Managing Director of Truist Health, Dwight McPherson, to its Board of Directors. This brings UWS’ Board of Directors to a total of 23 members.…

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Senior Accountant/Fiscal Analyst

  July 13, 2022

The State Treasurer’s Office promotes a culture that stresses high performance, accountability and collaboration. The successful candidate must be high energy and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment, while…

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Accountant/Fiscal Analyst

  July 13, 2022

Job Responsibilities Maintains accounting systems for the Treasury Management Division to include daily and monthly reconciliations for various accounts and prepares related reports. Communicates with agencies and bank representatives to…

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McElveen named to First Reliance Bank Board

  June 29, 2022

William Jack McElveen, Jr. has been named to the First Reliance Bank Board of Directors. Before his retirement, McElveen served as the bank’s Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer.…

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Countybank’s SBA Lending department passes $100 million

  June 28, 2022

Countybank’s SBA department reached a significant milestone since its launch five years ago as it passed more than $100 million in loan closings. The SBA lending program was launched in…

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Tax tips about working remotely

  June 21, 2022

The relief offered to out-of-state employers from South Carolina’s requirements to withhold taxes from wages for employees who temporarily work in the state due to COVID-19 will end on June…

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DHEC, SCDNR urge residents not to keep wild animals as pets

  June 20, 2022

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) urge South Carolinians not to keep wild animals as pets. To protect people…

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Bank of the Lowcountry selects chair, vice chair of board

  June 20, 2022

Following the recent annual meeting of shareholders, the board of directors for Bank of the Lowcountry elected Peden Brown Mcleod Jr. chairman of the board and Pamela J. Robertson vice…

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GEM Mining announces May 2022 production update

  June 10, 2022

GREENVILLE, SC – GEM Mining, a bitcoin (“BTC”) mining company headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, published its mining production results for May 2022. Key metrics include: At the end of…

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First Reliance Bank receives participating partner award

  June 8, 2022

Edwin Lesley, Chairman of the Business Development Corporation of South Carolina, recognized First Reliance Bank’s excellent performance during their Annual Meeting on May 5, 2022. Rick Saunders, the Founder and…

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State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announces SC maintains high credit ratings

  June 7, 2022

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced that South Carolina continues to receive an excellent response from the three major credit rating agencies. In preparation for a general obligation bond issuance, Moody’s…

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James Owens appointed Countybank BSA Officer

  June 2, 2022

Countybank announced that James Owens has been appointed Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Officer by the Countybank Board of Directors overseeing both the BSA and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)…

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SAFE Federal Credit Union selects new Controller

  May 25, 2022

SAFE Federal Credit Union selected Martha Brendle as its new Controller. Brendle joins SAFE from Raleigh, North Carolina where she served as Coastal Credit Union’s Accounting Manager. Her work experience…

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Appalachian Development Corporation hires Michael Smith as Vice President

  May 18, 2022

Appalachian Development Corporation (ADC) welcomes Michael Smith as their new Vice President. He will be working with banks, lenders, credit unions, and small businesses throughout South Carolina providing the SBA…

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Countybank Foundation awards scholarships to Lander and PTC students

  May 11, 2022

The Countybank Foundation, established in 1971 representing Countybank and Greenwood Capital, recently awarded scholarships to Lander University and Piedmont Technical College (PTC) students. The Countybank Foundation annually provides scholarships to…

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