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Lauren James, First Security Reach Settlement in Lawsuit

by Mark Friedman 2/11/2019 12:00 am

First Security Bank of Searcy last week settled its lawsuit against Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville, ending a legal battle that included allegations that the women’s clothing company conducted a sham foreclosure sale in August to avoid paying the bank.

Will Edwards Steps Up at First Security in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/28/2019 12:00 am

Will Edwards has been promoted to loan officer at First Security Bank in Jonesboro.

Inaugural Arkansas Duck Derby, Banquet To Benefit Conway Regional Hospital

by ABPG Staff 1/4/2019 9:26 am

The inaugural Arkansas Duck Derby begins Thursday in Conway, kicking off with the Arkansas Duck Derby Community Banquet. Both the banquet and the hunt benefit men’s health programs and the guest house at Conway Regional Hospital.

First Security Adds Three in Russellville (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2018 12:00 am

Rance Looney has accepted the position of senior vice president, lender, at First Security Bank in Russellville. Kristen Jeffery and Carolyn Hottinger are also new members of the team.

Transamerica Building Sold For $9M

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/29/2018 4:17 pm

The Transamerica building in west Little Rock has sold for more than $9 million to 1400 Centerview LLC, a group of investors that includes Larry Crain Jr., Jeff Hathaway, John Hathaway and Wes Martin of Hathaway Group and other clients of the Little Rock firm.

Jeremy Hutchinson Faces Foreclosure

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/12/2018 12:00 am

First Security Bank filed a foreclosure complaint against Jeremy Hutchinson on Oct. 31, saying he was in default and owed the bank at least $338,001 for the principal of the mortgage on his west Little Rock condo.

Recent Real Estate Deals Total $2.8M

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2018 11:00 am

Apartments, a bank branch, a commercial site, a store, a warehouse and a restaurant were sold recently.

David Norris Promoted at Arvest (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/15/2018 12:00 am

David Norris has accepted the vice president and mortgage lending position for the northeast Arkansas market of Arvest Bank in Jonesboro.

Simmons Leads Current OREO Figures

by George Waldon 9/24/2018 12:00 am

A decade has passed since OREO portfolios became an especially significant line item as an epic wave of real estate securing bad loans flowed onto many a bank’s balance sheet.

LJ Apparel Rep Discusses Steps Taken to Secure Lauren James

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/27/2018 12:00 am

LJ Apparel is fighting a lawsuit brought by First Security Bank of Searcy, which accused the newly formed company of holding a sham foreclosure sale earlier this month for Lauren James.

First Security Moves Forward Against Lauren James Following Foreclosure Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/13/2018 12:00 am

Now that the foreclosure sale of Lauren James’ merchandise is over, First Security Bank of Searcy wants to move forward and have a judgment placed against the women’s clothing company and its owners for defaulting on a loan.

Left in Hole by Former President, Arkansas Baptist Rebuilds Enrollment

by George Waldon 8/6/2018 12:00 am

Little Rock’s Arkansas Baptist College should be nearing completion of its second academic year of financial stability heading toward the start of the 2018 fall semester. That was the plan.

LJ Apparel Asks to Go Forward with Lauren James Foreclosure Sale

by Mark Friedman 8/3/2018 3:42 pm

LJ Apparel LLC is asking to go forward with a foreclosure sale that First Security Bank called a sham.

Bank Calls Lauren James' Foreclosure Sale A Sham

by Mark Friedman 8/1/2018 11:35 am

First Security Bank has asked a Washington County Circuit judge to prevent women's clothing company Lauren James from going forward with a "sham" foreclosure sale next week.

Forbes Recognizes 3 Arkansas Banks as Best-in-State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/23/2018 12:00 am

First Security Bank of Searcy, Arvest Bank of Fayetteville and First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville have been named as Arkansas’ Best-in-State Banks by Forbes magazine.

First Security's Footprint Broadens Into Fort Smith

by George Waldon 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Searcy’s First Security Bank is adding Fort Smith to its branch network.

West Little Rock E-Z Mart Rings Up $1.4 Million Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/25/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of New York’s Getty Realty Corp. bought the 11911 Mara Lynn Drive project from E-Z Mart Stores Inc., led by Sonja Hubbard.

First Security Fights 'Warehouse Sale' of Lauren James

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/18/2018 12:00 am

The Searcy bank, which has sued Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville over a defaulted $338,720 loan, has asked a Washington County Circuit judge to prevent Lauren James from holding its warehouse sale scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

First Security Bank Sues Lauren James for Allegedly Defaulting on Loan

by Mark Friedman 6/11/2018 11:58 am

First Security Bank sued women's clothing company Lauren James of Fayetteville on Thursday seeking $338,720, the unpaid balance of a $400,000 business loan.

Bank of Cave City, First Security Branching Out

by George Waldon 4/9/2018 12:00 am

Bank of Cave City is entering the Independence County market for the first time while First Security Bank is planning to build a new branch in Sherwood.