Bank of the Ozarks Closes Deal to Buy First National Bank of Shelby by Lance Turner Posted 8/1/2013 10:04 am Updated 5 years ago Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock completes its acquisition of First National Bank of Shelby, N.C., a $68.5 million deal the company first announced in January. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.