Tagged: Southern Bancorp Inc.

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

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Arkansas Business asked industry leaders to share their expectations for 2021, both before and after the coronavirus vaccine is widely available. Here’s what they said. read more >

Arkansas Bankers Seize a National Moment

Arkansas Bankers Seize a National Moment

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George Floyd’s death in May in Minneapolis set off protests against police brutality and racism nationwide, but it had an unforeseen effect on Arkansas banking. read more >

Berry Bishop Sentenced to 60 Months for Bank Fraud

Berry Bishop Sentenced to 60 Months for Bank Fraud

Legal

Supportive family members cried in a Hot Springs courtroom Friday morning as Berry R. Bishop, the Hot Springs insurance agent who also had offices in Prescott and Arkadelphia, was sentenced to five years in federal prison for bank fraud totaling more than $4.3 million. read more >

Promises Are Kept, Paving A Broader Path To College

Promises Are Kept, Paving A Broader Path To College

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Southern Bancorp Inc., the Ross Foundation and Murphy Oil Corp. are spending millions on Promise scholarships that sponsors and an administrator say have increased the college-going rate of high school graduates in Arkadelphia and El Dorado. read more >

Southern Bancorp Community Partners Gets $2M

Southern Bancorp Community Partners Gets $2M

Banking & Finance

Southern Bancorp Community Partners gets $2 million — the maximum available under the Financial Assistance program of the U.S. Treasury's Community Development Financial Institution Fund. read more >