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EMV chip offers safe haven from credit, debit card counterfeiting

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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25th class of Leadership Madison County selected

The Leadership Madison County board of trustees and the Madison County Chamber of Commerce has unveiled the 25th class of Leadership Madison County (LMC). The class includes: Connie Siggers-Parker, Comcast Cable; Patty Oates, Tulane University; Amanda Bodin, Lightheart Sanders CPA; Gwendolyne Ballard, C Spire; Kiffany Lee, Mississippi Blood Services; Laura Vandevender, Atmos Energy; Aaron Lacey, BankPlus; Jodi Maughon, Madison County ...

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New website launched to help Tupelo recover from storm

In the wake of the devastating tornado that caused widespread damage in the city of Tupelo Monday, a new website is aiming to help in the recovery efforts while at the same time illustrating the strength of community. Spearheaded by the Tupelo-based advertising firm Mabus Agency and sponsored by Renasant Bank, www.tupelostrong.com was launched Tuesday afternoon. The grass-roots mission is ...

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Renasant sees rise in post-M&F merger profits

TUPELO — Renasant Corp. says profit in 2013’s fourth quarter rose 55 percent in the first reporting period following its takeover of First M&F Corp. Yesterday, Renasant posted quarterly profit of $11.3 million, or 36 cents per share. That’s up from $7.3 million, or 29 cents per share, in 2012’s fourth quarter. Because the period is the first full quarter ...

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Renasant finds strength in merger

Through a merger with Merchants & Farmers Bank, Renasant Bank saw an opportunity to enter some new markets with a banking system that had a similar culture of service, service, service. That merger was complete last September with the systems conversion and branding fully complete on Dec. 9. The completion included new signage and customer brochures. Stronger than ever, Renasant ...

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Bauer rankings reflect strong Q3 showing for Mississippi banks

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, the state’s second largest bank ...

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M&F branches to close as Renasant wraps up merger

TUPELO — The last six of nine planned branch closures will be completed by Monday as Renasant Bank’s merger with M&F Bank is finalized. Tomorrow, three former M&F Bank locations in Tupelo will close for good. Three remaining branches in Kosciusko, Southaven and Birmingham, Ala., will close on Monday. All are former M&F Bank locations except Birmingham. Renasant had earlier ...

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