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Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc.
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Southern Bancorp Completes Conversion of Premier Bank of Arkansas

Branches in Jonesboro, West Memphis and Marion now operate as Southern Bancorp locations. read more >
Banking & Finance

Southern Bancorp Buys FCB Financial Services, Premier Bank

Premier Bank is a $213 million asset bank with three branches in Marion, West Memphis and Jonesboro. read more >
Southern Bancorp gains two new counties in its Arkansas service area with its acquisition of Premier Bank.
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Southern Bancorp Paying $28M Cash for Premier Bank

The addition of the $227.4 million-asset bank, which operates full-service offices in Craighead and Crittenden counties, will enlarge Southern Bancorp’s footprint to 16 Arkansas counties. read more >
Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc., talks about urban branching and more at Little Rock’s 12th Street Station.
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Southern Bancorp Poised to Double Capital, Expand Financial ReachLock Icon

It took more than a decade for Southern Bancorp Bank to double its tally of total assets from $1 billion to $2 billion. The top executive of the bank’s parent company expects the journey to $4 billion will be much shorter. read more >
Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc.
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Southern Bancorp to Buy Premier Bank of Arkansas

The deal includes $200 million in assets and three branches in northeast Arkansas. read more >
1 Riverfront Place in downtown North Little Rock.
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NLR Bank Building Sells for $5.6M (Real Deals)Lock Icon

A group led by T.J. Lefler bought the U.S. Bank building in downtown North Little Rock from U.S. Bank of Cincinnati. read more >
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Former Premier Bank Employee Indicted for EmbezzlementLock Icon

A 61-year-old Crittenden County woman was recently indicted by a grand jury on a charge of embezzling money from Premier Bank of Arkansas. read more >
Logan County Bank has had its headquarters at 524 Main St. in Scranton since 1926.
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Bank HQ Relocations Go Intra-City, Inter-County

Two more state banks are in the process of establishing new addresses for their headquarters. read more >
With its headquarters in Marion (top left) and a full-service branch open in West Memphis (bottom left), Premier Bank is ready to make a former Bedding Mart location in Jonesboro its third location.
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Premier Bank Expands Into Jonesboro

Premier Bank of Arkansas is making its first move outside Crittenden County by jumping into the $2.5 billion-deposit Jonesboro market. read more >
Chris Roberts
Banking & Finance

Regulators Approve Capital Bank Name Change to Encore Bank

The Capital Bank in Little Rock says that the state Bank Department has approved its name change to Encore Bank. read more >