Tagged: southern bancorp

From Bathhouse to Hotel, Hot Springs' Hale to Be Reborn

by Jan Cottingham 8/28/2017 12:00 am

In the 32 years since they moved to Hot Springs, Pat and Ellen McCabe have seen the transformation of downtown Hot Springs. Now, with the couple’s repurposing of the Hale Bathhouse into a boutique hotel, they’ll be directly participating in that transformation.

Hot Springs Sees Boom in Craft Beer Breweries

by Jan Cottingham 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Tapping into Hot Springs thermal culture, the craft brewing industry in Spa City is hot.

Ray Rogers Timber Lists $2.1M in Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 12:00 am

A Nashville (Howard County) timber firm has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, listing $2.1 million in debt.

Southern Bancorp Plans To Raise $20M

by George Waldon 3/27/2017 12:00 am

The ownership of Southern Bancorp Inc. recently underwent change to simplify its stock structure and create a more market-friendly organization.

The Influencers: Darrin Williams of Southern Bancorp

by George Waldon 3/20/2017 12:00 am

As CEO of Southern Bancorp, Williams, 48, oversees blending the two worlds of a for-profit lender and a nonprofit community development financial institution.

Southern Bancorp CEO Takes Care of Personal Tax Lien

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2017 12:00 am

John T. Olaimey, the president and CEO of Southern Bancorp Bank of of Arkadelphia, quickly paid a federal tax lien that was slapped against him last month.

Gurdon Girding for More Bank Competition

by George Waldon 10/24/2016 12:00 am

The competitive field of banks in southern Clark County could triple in the near future. Bank of Delight (Pike County) has opened a branch in Gurdon, and Southern Bancorp Bank of Arkadelphia intends to open operations there.

Conference to Focus on Investment in Delta

by Mark Carter 1/6/2016 9:13 am

The Delta Regional Authority is partnering with the White House Rural Council to host the Rural Opportunity Investment Conference Jan. 11-12 in West Memphis and Memphis.

You’re Not From Around Here, Are You? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/2/2015 12:00 am

Last week, the board of directors of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values met in Little Rock, and members of its North American chapter visited Helena and Clarksdale, Mississippi. Southern Bancorp of Arkadelphia, which is one of GABV’s 27 member banks, hosted the tour.

Phillip Partain Named Saline County Community President by Arvest (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 12:00 am

A Benton native and 20-year bank industry veteran, Partain previously held the position of vice president of commercial lending for Simmons First National Bank of Pine Bluff.

Citizens Bank Not Cooling Off in Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Last week’s news that Citizens Bank of Batesville is buying Parkway Bank of Rogers should surprise exactly no one who has been watching Citizens since Phil Baldwin was hired as CEO two years ago.

Batesville Chamber To Announce Planning Strategy for Independence County

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/8/2015 12:00 am

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce with partners Lyon College and the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will announce Wednesday the start of strategic planning for Independence County.

Bear State's Chris Wewers Moves to Southern Bancorp

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/6/2015 12:00 am

Perhaps you heard that a top executive at Little Rock’s Bear State Bank has migrated to a new job: chief financial officer at Southern Bancorp Inc.

Vistage Provides Group Therapy for Executives

by Gwen Moritz 4/6/2015 12:00 am

When Arkansas CEOs come together at their Vistage support group, egos are checked at the door.

Four Winners Named at Helena Startup Challenge

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/16/2015 1:39 pm

Four Helena-West Helena businesses were named winners and split $80,000 in prize money at Southern Bancorp's Helena Startup Challenge.

Citizens Bank Nabs Hot Springs Southern Bancorp Staffers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 12:00 am

There’s been another mass migration from one bank to another, and this one is messier than usual. The Citizens Bank of Batesville has hired 10 lenders and support staff away from Southern Bancorp Bank in Hot Springs.

Dominik Mjartan Promoted at Southern Bancorp

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2014 10:22 am

Dominik Mjartan has been named CEO of Southern Bancorp Community Partners and executive vice president of Southern Bancorp Inc., the nonprofit organization announced Wednesday.

Southern Bancorp: Record Year for Free Tax Prep Services

by Mark Carter 5/7/2014 1:36 pm

Southern Bancorp announced Wednesday that its annual, free tax preparation service resulted in almost 3,000 tax returns and more than $6 million in refunds and credits for underserved individuals and families in Arkansas and Mississippi in 2014.

Southern Bancorp Launches Economic Development Effort in Helena

by Mark Carter 2/6/2014 9:27 am

Southern Bancorp this week unveiled its Riverside Renewal Project in Helena, part of a "trifecta of economic development tools" the rural development bank has launched in an effort to promote job growth and entrepreneurship in the Delta.

Darrin Williams Moves Into Southern Bancorp CEO Seat (Super Mover)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/14/2013 12:00 am

Darrin Williams will succeed Walter Smiley as CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc., which is one of America’s largest community development banks.