Countybank Foundation donation supports Greer Elementary School students

  March 31, 2022

The Countybank Foundation, established in 1971 representing Countybank and Greenwood Capital, recently donated $2,500 to the Greer Centennial Lions Club, which the organization matched for a total contribution of $5,000.…

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Charitable Gifting with Appreciated Securities

  March 31, 2022

By Anne Marie E. Ashworth, CFP® A charitable gift can be in the form of time, money, or in-kind donation. Whichever the case, the goal is to have the most…

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State Credit Union groundbreaking

  March 30, 2022

State Credit Union has partnered with the best of the best for construction of their brand new, 50,000 sq. ft., three-story building in downtown Columbia.  The team of LCK, LLC.,…

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First Reliance Bank promotes three to SVP

  March 23, 2022

First Reliance Bank announced three top-level executive promotions to Senior Vice President. Ross Foshee, Senior Vice President and Controller, John Lindley, Senior Vice President, Director of Operations, and Robert Mayhue,…

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Countybank holds Simply Rolling Out the Arts in Simpsonville

  March 16, 2022

Countybank recently partnered with the City of Simpsonville and the Simpsonville Arts Foundation to co-sponsor an event celebrating the grand opening of Countybank’s commercial loan office in Simpsonville. The “Simply…

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South Carolina tax tips for college students

  March 9, 2022

With new Name, Image, and Likeness legislation taking effect this tax year, the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) knows that many collegiate student-athletes are filing an Individual Income Tax…

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Pension plan shortfall demands lawmakers’ attention

  March 8, 2022

By Richard Eckstrom, S.C. Comptroller It definitely doesn’t get the attention it deserves, but it’s among the most severe financial problems facing South Carolina today: The state retiree pension plan…

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Does Medicare cover Home Health Care? The answer is “it depends.”

  February 28, 2022

By Molly Thomas, FPQP® The answer to this question is truly “it depends.” Medicare draws a line in the important distinction between medically necessary home health care and personal care…

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Tax credits for SC homeowners – check to see if you qualify

  February 23, 2022

Did you know qualifying South Carolina homeowners may be able to save money on their tax bill? If you’re remodeling, making your home more energy efficient, or paying casualty insurance,…

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Entrepreneur Minute – John Warren, GEM Mining

  February 17, 2022

The Who’s on the Move, Entrepreneur Minute is an interview in support of the undeniable impact that entrepreneurs have on our communities. We will be highlighting 20 entrepreneurs in each of…

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TCB Corporation and Countybank add new Board Member

  February 17, 2022

TCB Corporation and Countybank are proud to welcome W. Wesley McMullan to the TCB Corporation Board of Directors and Countybank Board of Directors. His responsibilities in joining the Board of…

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So Much to Love About 529 Plans

  February 9, 2022

By State Treasurer Curtis Loftis Around this time of year, it seems every store I enter is full of heart-covered cards, rose bouquets or some other symbol of love. Whether…

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World Finance named a 2022 Top Workplaces USA winner

  February 1, 2022

Award gives national recognition of company’s culture, employee satisfaction GREENVILLE, SC – World Finance, a people-focused finance company providing personal installment loan solutions and personal tax preparation services, has been…

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Fighting for the Truth: Investor Misinformation

  January 29, 2022

By Stephen J. Scott, CFP® Within the past decade, the term “fake news” has entered into our lexicon. While most people associate the term with politics, the idea of misleading…

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Entrepreneur Minute – Lindsay Cox, Financial Advisor

  January 27, 2022

The Who’s on the Move, Entrepreneur Minute is an interview in support of the undeniable impact that entrepreneurs have on our communities. We will be highlighting 20 entrepreneurs in each of…

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Southern First Reports Results for Fourth Quarter 2021

  January 25, 2022

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, today announced its financial results for the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2021. “We are incredibly…

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TD Bank names Grant Nicholson Senior Relationship Manager

  January 25, 2022

TD Bank has named Grant Nicholson as Senior Relationship Manager, serving the Upstate market of South Carolina, which includes the counties of Anderson, Greenville, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens and Spartanburg. As…

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First Reliance Bank promotes two senior leaders

  January 19, 2022

First Reliance Bank announced Blake Dressler has been promoted to Charleston Market President and Frank Bullard to lead Corporate Community Relations across the bank’s South Carolina and North Carolina footprint.…

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How to Buy a Car in 2022: Navigating The Automobile Shortage

  January 14, 2022

By Mike DuBose The COVID-19 pandemic has had dramatic and wide-ranging impacts on the United States and the world as a whole. Most people are traveling, going to events, and…

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TD Bank names Joe Pearson Relationship Manager

  January 13, 2022

TD Bank has named Joe Pearson as Relationship Manager, serving the Midlands and Pee Dee markets of South Carolina. In his role, Pearson will be responsible for enhancing existing commercial…

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Lead Programmer Analyst

  January 12, 2022

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank provides financing, as well as a range of technology and other services, to a network of agricultural lenders in the United States and Puerto Rico. Located…

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Lead System Administrator

  January 12, 2022

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank provides financing, as well as a range of technology and other services, to a network of agricultural lenders in the United States and Puerto Rico. Located…

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Senior IT Auditor

  January 12, 2022

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank provides financing, as well as a range of technology and other services, to a network of agricultural lenders in the United States and Puerto Rico. Located…

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Senior IT Auditor

  January 12, 2022

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank provides financing, as well as a range of technology and other services, to a network of agricultural lenders in the United States and Puerto Rico. Located…

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