Tagged: Southern Bancorp

Second Round of PPP Loans Prioritizes the Underserved

Second Round of PPP Loans Prioritizes the Underserved

Business ListBanking & FinanceHealth CareTechnology & Telecom

The second round of the federally funded Paycheck Protection Program is prioritizing “underserved” businesses — minority-, women- and veteran-owned and rural businesses — by setting aside money for them and through targeted outreach efforts. read more >

Joe Clay Young Moves Up at Merrill Lynch (Movers & Shakers)

Joe Clay Young Moves Up at Merrill Lynch (Movers & Shakers)

Banking & FinanceMovers & Shakers

Joe Clay Young IV was recently promoted from first vice president to senior vice president at Merrill Lynch in Jonesboro. Brenda Eldridge has been hired as chief financial officer at Partners Bank of Helena, the new name of the bank previously known as Helena National Bank. read more >

In El Dorado, Dollars Will Get You Spudnuts

In El Dorado, Dollars Will Get You Spudnuts

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodCover Story

Spudnuts, an El Dorado fixture for 70 years, now thrives under the Gonzalez family. Unlike their product, the Gonzalezes’ business plan had no holes in it. Through decades of changing tastes, the fried delicacies have been a hit in El Dorado. read more >

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

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

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & Food

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. read more >