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Small Business Support Has Been Approved!

On March 27th Congress passed and the President signed the $2.2 trillion coronavirus spending bill also known as the CARE ACT. The Payment Protection Program in the Act establishes a lending program of $349 billion for Small Businesses. This program includes nonprofits and independent contractors and it will provide small businesses with immediate, low-cost assistance for payroll and operating costs. Although the details of this program are still being outlined, we’re here to help. Not...



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Michael J. Phillips announced as a new member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board Small Business Advisory Committee

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today announced the appointment of two new members to its Small Business Advisory Committee (SBAC). The SBAC serves as a standing resource for the FASB. Its role is to provide focused input and feedback from a small public company perspective, consider whether there are differences in that input for small public versus private company perspectives, and assist the FASB and its staff on matters for which the FASB may seek guidance. The new...



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Remain cautious! Beware of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related scams & Census Bureau scams.

A compilation of tips and recommendations from Planters First Bank and its partners on ways to stay safe online, as well as how to avoid cyber threats and scams during this pandemic. Avoiding Cyber Threats and Scams: FTC: Coronavirus: Scammers follow the headlines FTC & FDA: Tips for Avoiding Coronavirus Scams FTC & FDA: Coronavirus Scams, Part 2 FTC: Beware of Census 2020 Scams! ESET: Beware Scams Exploiting Coronavirus Fears Security Tips for Remote Workers:...



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Planters First Bank Preparedness Plan: Current Concern : Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Updated Posted: March 28, 2020 Subject Line: Latest Update from Planters First Bank On March 27th Congress passed and the President signed the $2.2 trillion coronavirus spending bill also known as the CARE ACT. The Payment Protection Program in the Act establishes a lending program of $349 billion for Small Businesses. This program includes nonprofits and independent contractors and it will provide small businesses with immediate, low-cost assistance for payroll and operating costs....



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Updates to Dashboard coming March 30th

Changes you will see in the coming weeks to your Online Banking & Mobile App Dashboard: Left-align navigation. Our main menu navigation in Online Banking is shifting from the top of the screen to the left of the screen to accommodate future offerings. Say hi! We'll greet you by preferred name next to your profile photo, which offers quick access to updating your profile or switching accounts. New account list options. For customers with multiple accounts, the dashboard will...



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Planters First Bank is proud to announce the March Teacher Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools.

Planters First Bank is proud to announce the March Teacher Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools. This spotlight is a new program that Planters First Bank has initiated and held in conjunction with the Pulaski County School System through their nomination and directional process on choosing the educator for the monthly spotlight that will run from October through April of each school year. Allison Hood is a Special Education Teacher at Pulaski County Elementary School. She has...



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124 Years Young! Happy Birthday Planters First Bank.

Today, February 27, officially marks 124 years of community banking for Planters First Bank! We hope you'll join us in celebrating this exciting milestone throughout 2020! Planters First Bank would like to extend a HUGE thank you to all of our team members and customers for making these past 124 years so great.



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Planters First Bank Announces Dan Duchnowski  has joined The Bank. 

Planters First Bank (“PFB”) is pleased to announce that Dan Duchnowski will join the banking team as Chief Deposit Officer/Chief Marketing Officer. Duchnowski will be based in the Perry Office located at 1400 Sam Nunn Blvd. Duchnowski comes from S&T Bank of Indiana, PA, where he currently serves as Senior Vice President, Digital Solutions Manager, and is responsible for core deposit growth, digital marketing, and online/mobile banking products. His prior experience includes...



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Planters First Bank is proud to announce the February Teacher Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools.

Planters First Bank is proud to announce the February Teacher Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools. This spotlight is a new program that Planters First Bank has initiated and held in conjunction with the Pulaski County School System through their nomination and directional process on choosing the educator for the monthly spotlight that will run from October through April of each school year. LaTia Carr is a teacher at LITTLE Children Growing-Pulaski County Schools Pre-K program....



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Meet our Banking Experts!

Our experienced banking team is ready to deliver financial solutions to you. Our decisions are made locally and you will deal directly with the bankers making those decisions. Whether it is a loan or deposit, allow us the opportunity to prove our experience and service to you. Carol Arflin Senior Vice President Commercial Lender 229.276.2419 carflin@bankPFB.com Sandi Guest Vice...



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Planters First Bank Announces Jason Lord  has joined Banking Team 

Planters First Bank is pleased to announce that Jason Lord has joined our Banking Team, as Market President in Perry. Lord will be based in the Perry Office located at 1400 Sam Nunn Blvd. Lord recently served as Commercial Loan Officer and Branch Manager at SunMark Community Bank in Warner Robins. Before this, he served as Information Security Officer and Network Administrator for nine years at SunMark Community Bank of Hawkinsville. Commenting on the announcement, Clay Corbitt,...



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Planters First Bank Announces Sandi Guest  has joined The Bank

Planters First Bank (“PFB”) is pleased to announce that Sandi Guest has joined the Bank as a Vice President/ Business Banker. Sandi will be based in the Cordele Office located at 1620 East 16th Avenue but will be available to meet with you at your convenience at any of our locations or your place of business. For the past ten years, Sandi has served as Vice President, Branch Manager/ Loan Officer at State Bank and Trust Company (now Cadence Bank). Before this, she served as...