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2023: Upcoming Holiday Schedule

As Thanksgiving draws near, I take a moment to reflect on the meaningful connections we’ve built at Planters First Bank. On behalf of the Board of Directors and Management, I extend my heartfelt wishes to you and your loved ones for a Thanksgiving filled with joy, good health, and success. Your trust in us is the cornerstone of our success, and I am truly grateful for the opportunity to serve you. It’s customers like you who make Planters First Bank a proud member of our...



One Card, Two Prizes Sweepstakes

2023 Big Green Egg Sweepstakes Stop by our New Warner Robins Banking Center today! As a Planters First Bank Discover Debit cardholder, you are automatically eligible to participate in our Debit & Win It Holiday Sweepstakes. To take part in the 2023 Big Green Egg Sweepstakes, all you have to do is open a new personal checking account with a Discover® debit card at our Warner Robins Banking Center, located at 361 S. Houston Lake Road, from November 1, 2023, to November 30, 2023. Every...



GHS Distribution Inc.

At Planters First Bank, we take pride in being one of the oldest family-owned banks in Georgia with a rich history dating back to 1896. We currently operate eight full-service locations and have always remained committed to the financial well-being of our clients and communities. Find out why businesses and families come to us first – and bank with us for generations. “I have the utmost satisfaction and gratitude for the exceptional banking services provided by Planters First...



2023 Main Street Community Spirit Award

On November 2nd, at the 2023 Annual Main Street Meeting, Planters First Bank was honored with the Main Street Community Spirit Award. Hawkinsville Market President/Sr. Vice President Tim Wynne and Sr. Vice President Bobbie Clemons accepted the award on behalf of the bank. We are grateful to the Hawkinsville Main Street Program for recognizing our efforts to provide excellent service to both our customers and our community. As your hometown community bankers, we are committed to serving...



Cordele Dispatch's 2023 Best of Crisp Awards

Best of Crisp 2023 Digital Book Link Planters First Bank was declared the winner in three categories in the Cordele Dispatch's 2023 Best of Crisp Awards: Best Bank, Best Loan Company, and Best Mortgage Lender. These awards acknowledge and celebrate the best that Crisp County has to offer. The readers of Cordele submitted their favorite nominees in numerous categories, and we are grateful for your votes.



2023-2024 October Educator Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank proudly announces the 2023-2024 October Educator Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools. This spotlight program is 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 September through April of each school year. Congratulations, Nancy Walker, for being selected as this month’s spotlight! Nancy Walker is originally from Alabama. She has a...



47th Annual Georgia Peanut Bank Week

We’re shelling out some yummy treats! Planters First Bank urges everyone to stop by your local banking center during Georgia Peanut Bank Week to learn more about Georgia peanuts. Peanut samples and recipes will be available throughout the week. The Georgia Peanut Commission and Georgia Bankers Association will join forces Oct. 16-20, 2023, to promote the 47th Annual Georgia Peanut Bank Week. Financial institutions and local banks across the state will offer a tribute to Georgia’s...



2023 Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Planters First Bank announced its commitment to Cybersecurity Awareness Month, held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote online safety and privacy awareness. Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online and mobile banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on...



Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Have you seen? We've lit our Cordele Banking Center pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month! National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a collaboration of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government agencies working together to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater access to services. To learn more, please visit https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/ Here are three ways to make the most of...



One Card = Two Prizes

2023 GEORGIA NATION FAIR TICKETS SWEEPSTAKES Stop by our New Warner Robins Banking Center today! We are excited to introduce the 2023 Georgia National Fair Tickets Sweepstakes by Planters First Bank! To participate, simply open a new personal checking account with a Discover® debit card at our Warner Robins Banking Center, located at 361 S. Houston Lake Road, from Monday, September 18, 2023, to Friday, September 29, 2023. A new checking account opened during this period...



Conversations (Chat with your Banker)

Conversations is a chat communication feature for our customers through Online & Mobile Banking. Here you can ask a Solution Center Representative about any transactions you might see in your accounts. It’s safe, it’s secure, and you chat with a real person. Best of all, Conversations is already built into your account. You can access it on your phone, tablet, or computer. Start a Conversation Today! Simply follow the “Message” icon within your Online Banking Profile to start...



In Memory of Mr. Samuel Albert Way III

The Archway Partnership of the University of Georgia held a touching presentation for Mr. Samuel Albert Way III's family at our Hawkinsville Banking Center. The artwork, crafted by talented UGA students, was created in honor of Mr. Way's memory and was presented to Mary Ann, Dottie, Bob, and John. Planters First Bank was honored to co-host the event with the Archway Partnership, and we're proud to have the beautiful art on display in our main bank lobby for all to see.



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