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.

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.

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


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

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.

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.

Security Bank in Tennessee to buy neighboring lender

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies TennesseeThe bank will top $500 million in assets after it acquires F&M Bancshares.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tennessee Election Website Went Offline In Cyberattack


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).

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

Partnership Is the Only Way Smaller Banks Can Compete on Mobile

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PSCU’s Lumin Enables Digital Payments For TN Credit Union


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.

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 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

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

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.

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

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 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

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

US Local Governments And The Slow Death Of The Check


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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FB Financial to buy Franklin Financial in $611M deal

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies TennesseeThe proposed merger will create a $10 billion-asset bank based in Nashville, Tenn.

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

Advance Financial Launches Free Bill Pay


Advance Financial , a leading financial services retailer with more than 80 locations across Tennessee, now offers Free Bill Pay at every location in the state. Banking Advance Financial banking free bill pay News Payment Methods tennessee What's Hot

D3 Digital Banking Platform Goes Live at First Tennessee Bank

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The largest Tennessee-based bank, First Tennessee Bank, has gone live with a digital banking platform from D3 Banking. The deployment will provide a personalized banking experience for almost half a million digital customers while lowering costs for First Tennessee Bank.

“Thanks Mom, But 3K People Bought Me Beer”


10) episode at the University of Tennessee, Crowder was in the crowd, along with his sign pleading his mom for beer money — “Hi mom! Payment Methods beer money crowder Mobile Payments News university of tennessee VenmoSam Crowder knows how to stand out in a crowd. And while his mom may or may not have sent him beer money, more than 3,000 strangers did. All sent via Venmo.

How digital incentives help a tractor supply company battle e-commerce giants

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Tennessee-based Tractor Supply Co. originally sold farming tools by mail, but digital technology has put the expanding 81-year-old company at the forefront of loyalty marketing. Loyalty and rewards Digital payments Payment processing Amazon Walmart Citigroup

Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. Banks

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Reputation Institute, a research and advisory firm that focuses on tackling and analyzing the reputation of companies worldwide, released its annual ranking of the most reputable U.S. banks. According to the report (and a basic understanding of human nature!),

First Horizon-Truist branch deal delayed due to coronavirus outbreak

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First Horizon still plans to complete its merger with Iberiabank on time, CEO Bryan Jordan said during the Tennessee company's earnings call. Expense management Earnings M&A Regional banks Coronavirus

First Horizon aims to grow by third

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Tennessee company goes big in Southeast with “transformational” $2.2B bank deal Management M&A. 1Management

Cardtronics Expands Surcharge-Free ATM Footprint


Allpoint Network , a surcharge-free ATM network with 43,000 ATMs in the United States, announced the latest bank to join its ATM channel — First Tennessee Bank. At a time when ATMs are becoming America’s source for cash, Allpoint delivers to First Tennessee customers a national ATM footprint, high-quality retail locations and an unrivaled density of convenient cash access points,” Knoll continued.

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Missing Man Table

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In this spirit, here is one bank's touching tribute to our fallen - an empty table set up in one of their Tennessee branches. . To all the superheroes that gave their lives in defense of our great nation and for the protection of our freedoms - Thank You.