Local Financial Figure Opens Planning Firm for Dentists, Other Professionals

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 8, 2008 –  A new financial planning company based in Chapin is investing in the concept that dentists and other professionals need custom financial and investment…

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SCBT Financial Corporation Completes Acquisition of TSB Financial Corporation

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 30, 2007 – SCBT Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:  SCBT) announced today the completion of its acquisition of TSB Financial Corporation (TSB).  Under terms of the acquisition, TSB shareholders…

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Adam Davis Joins First Citizens as Private Banking Group Relationship Manager

 

Columbia, S.C. – November 21, 2007 – First Citizens is pleased to welcome Adam Davis to their private banking group in Columbia. Davis will serve as private banking group relationship manager.…

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Abacus Planning Group, Inc. Honored with the Pacesetter IMPACT Award for Innovation and Accelerated Growth

 

LAS VEGAS, NV – October 31, 2007 — Abacus Planning Group, Inc. of Columbia, SC, today announced that it was recognized with the 2007 Pacesetter Award at Schwab Institutional’s second…

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First Citizens Donates $7500 to School – Students Receive 75 New Computers

 

COLUMBIA, SC – October 24, 2007 – The Batesburg and Ridge Spring branches of First Citizens joined together to donate $7500 to Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary/Middle School for the purchase…

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First Citizens Fills WI-FI Void in Columbia

 

COLUMBIA, SC – October 16, 2007 -First Citizens, headquartered in Columbia, will fill a void for business professionals and students seeking to get on the information superhighway outside the Vista.…

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SCBT Investment Services Division Executive Relocates to Columbia

 

COLUMBIA, SC – October 5, 2007-  South Carolina Bank and Trust announced today that its Investment Services division executive, Eric Gluse will relocate to Columbia as a part of a…

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Abacus Welcomes Two New Employees

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 27, 2007 – Abacus Planning Group welcomes Angel T. Marvin, CPA and Jonathan R. Robertson, JD.  Angel Marvin is a graduate of the University of South…

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Erickson Rolls Out Revolutionary New Mortgage Program

 

Columbia, SC- September 4, 2007 – Paul Erickson, President of Gateway Mortgage Group, Inc. announced today that his firm has received certification and is now offering the Home Ownership Accelerator…

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SCBT Cuts Ribbon on New Office in Lexington

 

LEXINGTON, SC – South Carolina Bank and Trust held the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Lexington office at 5109 Sunset Boulevard on September 13, 2007.  The ribbon-cutting was jointly…

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First Citizens Announces Visa payWave Card Rollout -First Issuer in South Carolina to Offer Contactless Payment Cards

 

COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 12, 2007 – Tired of fumbling for cash? Want a way to pay that’s more convenient than swiping and signing? First Citizens customers in South Carolina…

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First Citizens Announces the Purchase of The National Bank of South Carolina Branch in Inman, S.C.

 

Columbia, SC – September 12, 2007 – First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., a subsidiary of First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., and The National Bank of South Carolina (NBSC) announce the…

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Mortgage Network, Inc. Opens New Office in Columbia

 

COLUMBIA, SC –  September 12, 2007 – Mortgage Network, Inc. is proud to announce its new Columbia location, a full-service office on Devine Street in Five Points. Clint Hammond, Loan…

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First Citizen Promotes Harold Glazer to Vice President/Retail Sales Manager

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 10, 2007 – Harold Glazer has been promoted to Vice President/ Retail Sales Manager of the First Citizens Columbia branch, located at 1230 Main Street. Mr.…

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SCBT Financial Corporation Announces Acquisition of TSB Financial Corporation

 

COLUMBIA, S.C. & CHARLOTTE, N.C. – August 30, 2007 – SCBT Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: SCBT) and TSB Financial Corporation (OTCBB: TSBC), the holding company for The Scottish Bank, announced today…

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Team Oana Announces New Seminar Series

 

Columbia, SC – August 27, 2007 – The Shepherd Centers of Columbia & Team Oana Investment Advisors, Inc. are pleased to announce the fall educational seminar series “How to Maximize…

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Enhanced Online Security For The Banking Industry

 

Columbia, SC – July 23, 2007  –  South Carolina Bank and Trust is introducing Enhanced Online Security to protect its Personal Online Banking customers against identity theft. Earlier in 2007,…

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Andrew Jones Joins Abacus

 

Columbia, SC – August 10, 2007 – Abacus Planning Group welcomes Andrew Jones to the Abacus team.  Andrew, a 2006 graduate of Clemson University with a BS in Financial Management,…

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Cheryl R. Holland Named To 2007-08 TIAA-CREF Advisory Board Of Financial Advisors

 

Columbia, SC – August 2, 2007 – Cheryl R. Holland has been selected to serve on the TIAA-CREF Advisory Board of Financial Advisors.  TIAA_CREF created the Board to provide crucial…

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SCBT Financial Corporation Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings and Continued Strong Asset Quality

 

HIGHLIGHTS:–Second quarter earnings Net income of $5.6 million – Up 11.4% Diluted EPS of $0.60 – Up 11.3% Total assets of $2.3 billion – Up 9.9%–Continued strong asset quality with lower net charge-offsNet…

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Abacus Planning Group Named to Wealth Manager Magazine's List of Top Wealth Managers in the Country for the Sixth Consecutive Year

 

Abacus Planning Group, Inc. is included for the sixth consecutive year on Wealth Manager Magazine’s annual list of top wealth managers in the country.   Abacus, a fee-only financial planning and…

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Arianna Sims Derrick of Abacus Planning Group is awarded the CFP®.

 

Abacus Planning Group, Inc. proudly announces that Arianna Sims Derrick has successfully completed all requirements for the Certified Financial Planner credential, CFP®.   Certificants for this credential must have three years of…

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Team Oana Speaks in July

 

Team Oana Investment Advisors, Inc. Chief Investment Officer, Michael J. Oana, will be speaking at two local clubs in the month of July. On July 17, 2007, Mr. Oana will…

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Debra Pendleton-Smith named Senior Vice President for SCBT

 

ORANGEBURG, SC  – South Carolina Bank and Trust announced today that Debra Pendleton-Smith has been named senior vice president. “This promotion is well-deserved by Debby.  Her leadership and expertise are…

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State Credit Union Wins National Youth Education Award

 

Columbia, SC— State Credit Union has won the national Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award, one of only seven credit unions in the country to receive the honor.  The award, sponsored…

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