Fast Action: Tennessee Sportsbook Bets Service Quality On Instant Payments

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And the delivery of that product is behind the value proposition of Tennessee’s newest sports betting firm, Action 24/7. Hodges, known as the “Rookie Bookie” on social media, made her comments less than three months after Tennessee became the 20th state to launch sports betting on Nov. We’re growing a market of people who have never bet before in Tennessee.”. Michael Jordan is mostly known for one thing: basketball.

Coronavirus Refunds: Tennessee Titans Plan To Offer Reimbursement, Credit Options

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The Tennessee Titans also noted that all installments that are left for those in a payment plan for this year’s season have been halted as of the beginning of July. Coronavirus Football News pandemic refunds Tennessee Titans

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North Carolina investment group buying Tennessee bank

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Capital North Carolina Community banking M&A TennesseeThe acquirer had pursued a de novo strategy in its home state but was unable to raise enough capital.

Proposed Tennessee de novo gets conditional regulatory approval

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FDIC Capital OCC De novo institutions Community banks TennesseeOrganizers of Rockpoint Bank still need to raise $30 million before opening.

Tennessee bankers start to assess tornado damage

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Natural disasters Community banking Consumer banking TennesseeRecovery from a massive storm that touched down near Nashville is in its early stages, but bankers are looking at fee waivers and increased access to cash for those who were affected.

Coronavirus: Country Financial Unveils Premium Refunds; University Of Tennessee, Knoxville Students To Get $15M+ In Room, Board Refunds

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Students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are receiving over $15 million in refunds following the move to internet classes, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported. Coronavirus COUNTRY Financial COVID-19 Insurance internet classes News refunds university of tennessee

Banks Respond to Tennessee Tornadoes with Donations, Relief Efforts

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Tornadoes killed 25 people in Tennessee last week and caused huge amounts of damage, prompting community banks to step in The Economy Human Resources Feature Management Financial Trends Feature3 Customers Community Banking.

Tennessee banker faces difficult test after credit quality slips

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Community banking Credit quality Growth strategies TennesseeFranklin Financial CEO J. Myers Jones is trying to reduce his company's exposure to shared national credits and health care loans, which have enjoyed solid yields but come with a downside.

'Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity': Why Tennessee bank covets Atlanta

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Community banking Growth strategies Commercial lending Tennessee GeorgiaTerry Turner at Pinnacle Financial says big banks in the city, including Truist Financial and Wells Fargo, are "vulnerable" to new competitors.

Tennessee Election Website Went Offline In Cyberattack

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In a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack this week, the website of a county election commission in Tennessee went offline during a mayoral primary. Despite the disruption, Knox County reported that the cyberattack did not impact the results of the election, TechCrunch reported. Tonight, our web servers suffered a successful denial-of-service attack,” Knox County wrote on Twitter on Tuesday (May 1).

Tennessee bank merger to create $1 billion-asset lender

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies TennesseeCitizens Bancorp Investment has agreed to buy American Bancshares in a deal expected to close later this year.

Community First plans to enter Tennessee with SFB acquisition

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M&A Growth strategies Community banks Tennessee South CarolinaThe South Carolina company has agreed to buy the parent of Security Federal Bank.

Tennessee bank's sale a cautionary tale on out-of-market lending

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M&A Community banking Syndicated loans Credit quality TennesseeFranklin Financial agreed to be sold less than a year after issues surfaced in its portfolio of shared national credits.

Veteran banker forms company to buy two Tennessee community banks

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Community banking M&A TennesseeLineage Financial Network, led by former Franklin Financial CEO Richard Herrington, plans to acquire Sumner Bank and Citizens Bank.

Proposed Tennessee de novo's organizers hit capital-raising goal

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Capital Community banking De novo institutions TennesseeRockPoint Bank is on pace to open early next year. The announcement comes two weeks after Craft Bank became Atlanta's first new bank since 2010.

CapStar to buy two banks in middle Tennessee

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Community banking M&A Capital TennesseeThe company will acquire the parent company of First National Bank of Manchester and Bank of Waynesboro for $85 million.

Bank of Frankewing Offers Kasasa Cash In Tennessee and Alabama

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Bank of Frankewing's Free Kasasa Cash with a competitive rate and balance cap is available online in south middle Tennessee and north Alabama

RockPoint Bank cleared to open in Tennessee

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The de novo, which raised $33 million in initial capital, will become the state's third new bank since the 2008 financial crisis. ]]. Capital De novo institutions Growth strategies

First Paragould to enter Tennessee with Cumberland Bancshares deal

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SmartFinancial in Tennessee to buy Sevier County Bancshares

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First Tennessee Promotes Three Execs in Mid-Atlantic Region

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First Tennessee Bank in Memphis said Tuesday that has promoted three executives in its Middle Atlantic region. breaking_news people corporate-governance tn community-banking

First Tennessee Veteran Gets a Chairmanship Ahead of Retirement

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First Tennessee Bank in Memphis is giving veteran regional leader Pam Fansler an unusual retirement present: a chairmanship. people womenin-banking tn community-banking

First Community Bank of Tennessee buying mortgage lender

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The bank agreed to acquire A Mortgage Boutique, which operates in six states. Mortgages M&A Growth strategies

First Tennessee to Invest $1 Million in Financial Education

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First Tennessee Bank in Memphis announced Wednesday that it will commit $1 million to Operation Hope’s new HOPE Fund to offer free financial literacy education in low-income communities. breaking_news consumer-finance tn national-regional

Partnership Is the Only Way Smaller Banks Can Compete on Mobile

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Exclusive Mobile Payments Retail Bank of America D3 Banking First Tennessee Bank JPMorgan Chase Mobile banking online banking regional banks Wells FargoBanks like JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Wells Fargo are announcing new mobile features and adding new mobile users every day, but mobile can be a challenge for smaller banks that don’t have the resources of a Wells or Chase. “It’s

PSCU’s Lumin Enables Digital Payments For TN Credit Union

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The PSCU company Lumin Digital has signed Bartlett, Tennessee-based First South Financial credit union to a multi-year digital banking and cloud computing agreement, Lumin announced on Tuesday (Feb.

CFPB January 2017 complaint report highlights mortgage complaints, complaints from Tennessee consumers

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The report also highlights complaints from consumers in Tennessee and the Memphis and Nashville metro areas. Findings regarding complaints from Tennessee consumers include the following: As of January 1, 2017, approximately 17,800 complaints were submitted by Tennessee consumers of which approximately 4,700 and 5,800 were from Memphis and Nashville consumers, respectively. Barbara S. Mishkin.

SmartFinancial to Buy Tennessee Branch from Atlantic Capital

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has agreed to buy a branch in Tennessee from a division of Atlantic Capital Bank in Atlanta. SmartFinancial in Knoxville, Tenn., breaking_news dealmaking-strategy ga tn m-a community-banking

First Tennessee Hires Four for Its Growing Niche Lines

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First Tennessee Bank in Memphis has recruited a quartet of executives for its expanding specialty banking lines that serve the franchising, healthcare, music, and transportation industries. breaking_news commercial-lending people tn national-regional

Citizens Bank of Tennessee Expands its Employee Communications Capability

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The bank has decided to take a major step in centralizing its employee engagement Technology Community Banking Feature Feature3 Human Resources Core Systems Outsourcing/Cloud. 1Community Banking

Citizens Bank to Buy American Trust Bank of East Tennessee

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has agreed to buy American Trust Bank of East Tennessee in Knoxville. Citizens Bank in Elizabethton, Tenn., breaking_news community-banking dealmaking-strategy

Pinnacle hires Synovus exec to open first office in Atlanta

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The Tennessee company said that Rob Garcia will be in charge of building a commercial banking team in the city. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Tennessee Georgia

Tri-State Bank of Memphis Hires First Tennessee Veteran as CEO

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Tri-State Bank of Memphis in Tennessee has hired Christine Munson, formerly of First Tennessee Bank, as its chief executive. breaking_news people womenin-banking tn community-banking

US Local Governments And The Slow Death Of The Check

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PYMNTS spoke with representatives from the department as well as officials from the Tennessee Department of Revenue and Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts to gain insights into how each approaches disbursements.

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Is North Carolina Next in Line for Tennessee's Pinnacle?

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The company believes it is done making acquisitions in its home state. The next phase of growth will likely involve deals and strategic hiring in large urban markets across the Southeast. community-banking consolidation performance nc m-a strategic-alternatives dealmaking-strategy