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EMV chip offers safe haven from credit, debit card counterfeiting

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By TED CARTER The EMV card era begins officially for the United States on Oct.1, making it the last developed country on Earth to adopt the new generation of payments processing. It’s a case of better late than never for U.S. banks and businesses that expect the European export to put counterfeit credit and debit card fraudsters out of business – ...

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PriorityOne taps Natasha Nichole Braxton

Natasha Nichole Braxton was recently promoted to loan officer at PriorityOne Bank, which is based in Magee.  Braxton, who graduated from Magee High School, holds an Associate’s Degree from Hinds Community College. She has seven years of experience in banking, and has been with PriorityOne Bank since November 2008. Braxton has also served her community in leadership roles. She is ...

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Robert Barnes elected to board

Robert Barnes, president and CEO of PriorityOne Bank, was recently elected to the Independent Community Bankers of America’s Federal Delegate Board. In addition to helping shape and advocate ICBA’s national policy positions and programs, Barnes’s duties include being a liaison between independent community bankers in Mississippi and ICBA staff and leadership in Washington, D.C. He will also work to recruit ...

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PriorityOne buys mortgage lending offices; forms 'Delta Division'

MAGEE — PriorityOne Bank has acquired new mortgage lending offices in Greenwood and Greenville, which have been dubbed the “Delta Division” of PriorityOne Mortgage. These offices will give PriorityOne Mortgage the ability to service cities and towns in the Delta region of Mississippi. Robert J. Barnes, president and CEO of PriorityOne Bank, said, “We are excited about the growth our ...

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PriorityOne named top-performing bank

Magee-based PriorityOne Bank has been named one of the top performing community banks in the nation by the Independent Community Bankers of America. As part of its annual recognition of high-performing ICBA member institutions, ICBA Independent Banker pulled year-end FDIC data to identify the community banks with the highest performance metrics — those with best return on average asset ratios ...

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Mississippi still atop the list of state’s with most unbanked households

Mississippi has retained its distinction as the state with the highest percentage of households without checking accounts or other banking services, a survey released earlier this month by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. shows. The survey conducted in 2011 found that 15.1 percent of Mississippi households are “unbanked.” Though the 15.1 percent is higher than all other states, it marks ...

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MBA recognizes Bryant

Janice Bryant, president, PriorityOne Bank Covington County Division, was recently inducted into the Mississippi Banker’s Association 40-Year Club. This club honors bankers for forty years of service in the banking industry. In 1972, Bryant applied for a job with State Bank & Trust Company, which after multiple acquisitions is now PriorityOne Bank. During her 40 years, Bryant served as a ...

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PriorityOne promotes officers

  Williamson Shoemaker PriorityOne Bank recently announced the promotion of several bank officers. Christine Shoemaker has been promoted to vice president, special programs manager. Shoemaker joined the organization in 1996, and serves in the bank’s Administration Department. She is active in St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, where she serves as secretary. She is also involved in many other community events and ...

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PriorityOne promotes one, hires two

Odean Busby, CEO of PriorityOne Bank, recently announced that Brian Barnard has been promoted to loan officer, and Adrian E. Day and Caleb J. Hernandez have joined the bank as credit analyst officer and branch officer, respectively. Barnard has been promoted to loan officer in the Magee Lending Center. Barnard joined the organization in 2009 and has served in various ...

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