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Bauer rankings reflect strong Q3 showing for Mississippi banks

December 10, 2013

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A total of 45 Mississippi banks and saving and loans garnered five-star ratings from Bauer Financial Services in the third quarter. Of Mississippi’s largest banks, the $20 billion Hancock Bank of Gulfport was the only one to receive five stars, though Jackson’s Trustmark and Tupelo’s Renasant performed well enough to gain four stars each. BancorpSouth, […]

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Hancock Bank statement on branch closures

May 17, 2013

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Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank have released a joint statement detailing the closures of more than 40 of its banks in five states. Only one Mississippi bank will reportedly close. As discussed during the recent Gulf South Bank Conference in New Orleans, Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank will close a combined 40-45 branches across the […]

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(UPDATED) Only 1 Mississippi branch among up to 45 Hancock Bank to close

May 13, 2013

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Hancock Holding Co. has confirmed that the $20 billion regional bank plans to close up to 45 branch offices by the end of the year, but has targeted only one branch in Mississippi for closing. Closings in Louisiana will be few as well, with just two branches to be shut down in the New Orleans […]

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9 Mississippi teachers win Seal grants for creative education excellence

April 17, 2013

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Nine Mississippi teachers were honored today at a luncheon in Gulfport as winners of Leo W. Seal Innovative Teacher Grants. The grants are presented for excellence in creative education by Hancock Bank and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. Honorees are Jean Adkison of East Central Upper Elementary School in Vancleave, Stephanie Beauchamp of North Woolmarket […]

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Hancock locations reopen except in Jackson County, Stennis & Seabee Base

August 30, 2012

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Gulfport-based Hancock Bank will open all locations in Forrest, Hancock, Harrison, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, and Pearl River counties Thursday. Lighthouse Branches—strategically located, generator-enabled locations equipped for post-storm conditions—should open first for regular business hours, with other branches opening as soon as possible this morning. Jackson County: Hancock branches in Pascagoula and Moss Point—Pascagoula Main, Pascagoula […]

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Hancock’s 1Q earnings to be reported April 26

April 11, 2012

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Hancock Holding Co., parent of Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank, will announce first quarter 2012 financial results on April 26 after the market closes. Management will host a conference call for analysts and investors at 9 a.m. Central Time on Friday, April 27 to review the results. A live listen-only webcast of the call will […]

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Ross King Walker Insurance takes Hancock name

January 4, 2012

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Hancock Bank has renamed insurance agency subsidiary Ross King Walker as Hancock Insurance Agency. Hancock Bank acquired the 103-year-old Ross King Walker (RKW) in 2004. RKW retained its name as a division of Hancock Insurance Agency, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hancock Bank. RKW executives said the decision to rename RKW as Hancock Insurance Agency […]

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Hancock CEO Tapped for Federal Reserve Board

December 23, 2011

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Hancock Holding Company president and CEO Carl J. Chaney has been appointed to the board of directors for the New Orleans office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, according to a morning news release. The three-year term is effective January 1. The board of directors will provide economic information from their region to the […]

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Public land in Delta impacted by river flood

September 16, 2011

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Every year, hunters flock to the Delta to take advantage of some of the best public hunting land in the state offered by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks’ wildlife management areas (WMAs) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex. This year, however, hunters are wondering if […]

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Mississippi bankers get new chair, association board members

May 26, 2011

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Hancock Bank President & CEO Carl J. Chaney has a busy year ahead heading up a large bank acquisition and chairing the Mississippi Bankers Association. He will be guiding his Gulf Port regional bank’s takeover of New Orleans-based Whitney Bank Holding Co. and leading his fellow Mississippi bankers in setting the banking association’s policy and […]

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