First Citizens Bank breaks ground on branch at Nexton

  January 19, 2021

First Citizens Bank recently broke ground on its 4,250-square-foot branch at Nexton, South Carolina’s most innovative and walkable community. Scheduled to open in late 2021, the branch will be located…

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VentureSouth portfolio company to go public

  January 13, 2021

VentureSouth announced that its portfolio company Proterra, a leading commercial electric vehicle technology company with manufacturing operations in South Carolina, will become publicly listed through a merger with special purpose…

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AllSouth Federal Credit Union now serves Orangeburg County

  January 12, 2021

AllSouth Federal Credit Union announced the expansion of their field of membership to include Orangeburg County. AllSouth now proudly serves nine counties in the Midlands area to include Calhoun, Fairfield,…

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Andy Westbrook joins Countybank as Commercial Banking Manager

  January 12, 2021

Countybank welcomed Andy Westbrook as Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking Manager in Greenville. Westbrook comes to Countybank with more than 35 years of commercial banking experience. In his role as…

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Jenna Bates joins Ameris Bank as commercial banker

  January 6, 2021

Ameris Bank Market President Greg Clark announces that Jenna Bates has joined Ameris Bank as a commercial banker. Bates will be responsible for expanding commercial banking relationships throughout the area,…

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Take Care of Your Dollars in 2021

  January 4, 2021

By Jerry Bellune A business broker friend congratulated us on our financial management during the 2020 pandemic. He said we did not lose near as much money as many other…

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United Community Bank donates $20,000 to United Way

  December 21, 2020

United Community Bank announced gifts totaling $20,000 to five United Way chapters throughout the bank’s southeastern footprint. The donations were made on behalf of an interactive online campaign the bank…

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Resource Financial approved as Freddie Mac mortgage lender

  December 16, 2020

Resource Financial Services, South Carolina’s largest privately owned mortgage bank, has been approved by Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) as a Conventional Mortgage lender. This distinction allows the…

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Synovus

  December 15, 2020

Synovus is a financial services company with approximately $53 billion in assets. The company provides commercial and retail banking services, including private banking, mortgage services, treasury management, wealth management, premium…

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Countybank pledges $855 for United Way of Anderson County

  December 15, 2020

Countybank’s Anderson team recently donated $855 as part of their annual Pacesetter Campaign to the United Way of Anderson County. “Our team is grateful for Countybank’s support this year through…

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Synovus presents YMCA of Greenville with $5,000

  December 10, 2020

Synovus Financial Corporation presented two checks totaling $5,000 to the YMCA of Greenville on Wednesday, December 9 – $2,500 for the Y’s COVID relief emergency food program, and $2,500 for…

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Countybank and Greenwood Capital pledge almost $27,000 for United Way

  December 10, 2020

Countybank and Greenwood Capital donated $26,936 as part of their annual Pacesetter Campaign to the United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties. Associates from both organizations made personal pledge donations…

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Wells Fargo

  December 9, 2020

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.92 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help…

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United Community Bank welcomes Jay Rajaee as Chief Security Officer

  December 7, 2020

United Community Bank welcomed Jay Rajaee as Chief Security Officer, a crucial role within the organization focusing on all aspects of information security and risk management. Rajaee has more than…

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Countybank launches debit card swipe campaign

  December 3, 2020

Countybank is excited to announce the launch of its first debit card swipe campaign that results in contributions to local organizations through the Countybank Foundation. “As the holidays quickly approach,…

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Lima One’s Tennyson named to Mortgage Global 100 list

  December 2, 2020

Lima One Capital CEO Jeff Tennyson has been named as one of 31 US-based leaders included on the 2020 Mortgage Global 100 list, identifying him as one of the mortgage…

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Resource Financial Services

  December 1, 2020

Resource Financial Services was established in 2008 as a retail mortgage lender serving borrowers across the Southeast. The company is licensed in 12 states including Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia,…

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Resource Financial Services listed among top workplaces

  December 1, 2020

Resource Financial Services, South Carolina’s largest privately owned mortgage banker, has been named to Mortgage Professional America’s list of top workplaces for 2020. Resource Financial earned overall honors for companies…

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First Palmetto Bank

  November 20, 2020

First Palmetto Bank is one of the oldest and largest locally owned full-service financial institutions headquartered in South Carolina. Through twenty-three branch locations across the state, the Bank offers a…

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First Reliance Bank expands financial leadership team

  November 18, 2020

First Reliance Bank has hired Robert Haile as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Elizabeth Bunn as Treasurer, and elevated Jeff Paolucci into the role of Chief Risk Officer (CRO). These changes begin the first phase of…

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WI Fidelis 4-star Morningstar rating continues

  November 18, 2020

Wallick Investments, LLC’s Fidelis composite received a 4-star Morningstar Rating™ among 447 Large-Cap Value products for 3-year, 5-year and Overall risk-adjusted performance as of September 30, 2020. Morningstar® is a…

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First Palmetto named South Carolina’s Best Small Bank

  November 18, 2020

Newsweek magazine recently named First Palmetto Bank as South Carolina’s Best Small Bank (2021) in its inaugural ranking of America’s Best Banks. Small banks were defined as those with less…

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ScanSource announces new Chief Financial Officer

  November 18, 2020

New CFO brings strong SaaS solutions experience for next phase of strategy and growth ScanSource, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCSC), a leading provider of technology products and solutions, today announced that Steve…

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AllSouth Federal Credit Union hosts Food Drive for Harvest Hope

  November 17, 2020

Food insecurity has increased significantly in our community over the past few months during the pandemic. To help meet this growing need, AllSouth Federal Credit Union donated $5,000 to benefit…

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Countybank opens new commercial loan office in Simpsonville

  November 17, 2020

Countybank announced its new commercial loan office located in Simpsonville, expanding its services into a new market of the Upstate. “As the cities of Simpsonville and Mauldin continue to grow,…

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McDonnell and Associates PA voted “Best Law Firm” by The State

  November 10, 2020

McDonnell and Associates PA was announced the winner of The State’s following categories: Best Law Firm Best Estate Planning Law Firm Best Family Law Firm McDonnell and Associates, P.A., founded…

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