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Mississippi banks show strength with top Bauer ratings

Highlighting the strong stability of Mississippi’s banks, Bauer Financial has awarded five-star “Superior” ratings to over half of the state’s banks for their first-quarter performance, including two of the largest banks — Hancock Bank and Trustmark Bank. Two other major banking Mississippi banking entities — Birmingham-based Regions Bank and Tupelo’s BancorpSouth — received the three-and-a-half star ranking of “Good” from ...

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Bank vaults have changed with the times but are still tough

The old Hollywood stereotype of a bank vault filled with stacks of cash protected behind a massive door is mostly going by the wayside. Instead of keeping large cash inventories in one place, banks spread the money around to branches or wherever else customers need it. That reduces risk and the cost of maintaining a cash inventory, giving the bank ...

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Hancock Bank statement on branch closures

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 company’s five-state footprint of Texas, ...

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9 Mississippi teachers win Seal grants for creative education excellence

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 Elementary & Middle School in ...

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Trustmark, Hancock head lengthy list of state’s 5-star banks in Mississippi

More than half of the banks based in Mississippi — including two of its largest, Hancock and Trustmark — received five-star ratings in the latest assessments from Bauer Financial. The five stars signify “superior” performance and are the highest grade awarded by the independent financial analysis and reporting agency based in Coral Gables, Fla. Consistently strong performance, profitability and capital ...

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

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 East, Market Street, Moss Point, ...

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Hancock’s 1Q earnings to be reported April 26

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 be available under the Investor ...

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Bank taps Watts

Biloxi native Bobby Watts, DMD, has accepted an appointment to Hancock Bank’s Biloxi area market board. An accomplished oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Watts is the managing partner of Gulf Coast Oral and Facial Surgery. Watts attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi. He is an alumnus of the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry, earned ...

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