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First Commercial Bank adds veteran banker, John Howie

First Commercial has announced the addition of John S. Howie, Jr. to the team as Chief Commercial Banking Officer.  “We are thrilled to have John join First Commercial.  He has the perfect mix of technical skills and business development talents to take our Commercial Banking results to a new level,” First Commercial Bank’s President & Chief Executive Officer, Alan Walters ...

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Mississippi rates in Top 10 on PPP loan success

Based on data provided by the U.S. Small Businesses Administration (SBA) this week about Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, Mississippi is tied with three other states as the 10th most efficient state in allocating PPP loans to small businesses. Georgia, Nevada, and Kentucky also ranked 10th. The data disclosure provides information about the 4.9 million PPP loans that have been made ...

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Webb named loan officer for Community Bank

Jimmie Webb has recently been named Loan Officer. A native of Pelahatchie, Webb recently served as Management Trainee and has been in banking for one year. In his new role, Webb will focus on managing and growing a portfolio of loans and deposits. Webb is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor in Economics and Finance. Active in ...

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BankFirst Capital Corporation completes acquisition of Traders & Farmers

BankFirst Capital Corporation (“BankFirst” or the “Company”), parent of BankFirst Financial Services (the “Bank”), today announced the completion of its acquisition of Traders & Farmers Bancshares, Inc. (“T&F”), parent of Traders & Farmers Bank (“T&F Bank”). The acquisition results in BankFirst having 32 locations serving Mississippi and Alabama, with total assets of approximately $1.8 billion, gross loans of approximately $1.0 ...

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M&M Bank announces agreement to acquire Mobile, Alabama branch from Bank OZK

Merchants & Marine Bank (“M&M Bank”) a wholly owned subsidiary of Merchants & Marine Bancorp, Inc. (OTC QX: “MNMB”) today announced that M&M Bank and Bank OZK (NASDAQ: OZK) have entered into a definitive agreement for M&M Bank to acquire Bank OZK’s Mobile, Alabama office located at 6161 Airport Boulevard, Mobile, AL. As a part of the transaction, M&M Bank ...

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Andy Anderson elected chairman of Mississippi Bankers Association

Andy Anderson of Anguilla has been elected Chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) for 2020-2021. As MBA Chairman, Anderson chairs the association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The membership of the 132-year-old statewide trade association includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi.  MBA members hold more than 95 percent of bank deposits in the state. Anderson serves as ...

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Robert Leard elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Robert Leard of Regions, Jackson, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Leard will represent his region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of bank deposits in the ...

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Jennifer Wallace elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Jennifer Sones Wallace of Pike National Bank, of McComb, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Wallace will represent her region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of ...

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Phil Williams elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Philip C. Williams, Bank of Yazoo, Yazoo City, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Williams will represent his region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of bank ...

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Mike Staten elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Mike Staten of BNA Bank, New Albany, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Staten will represent his region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of bank deposits ...

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