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2023 Data Privacy Week

Planters First Bank Announces Commitment to Respecting Data by Becoming a 2023 Data Privacy Week Champion This year’s initiative emphasizes educating businesses on data collection best practices that respect data privacy and promoting transparency As a Champion, Planters First Bank recognizes and supports the principle that all organizations share the responsibility of being conscientious stewards of personal information. Data Privacy Week is an annual expanded effort from...



Make 2023 your year!

Start 2023 with peace of mind by getting your finances in order. It’s easy to organize and keep track of your finances with our Digital Banking Tools. Getting set up will save you time and help you reach your goals. Check out these features and more: SETUP THE SAFETY FEATURES ON YOUR CARD Easily receive low-balance notifications Know when your card is being used by getting alerts Instantly turn your card off and on SCHEDULE ONE-TIME AND RECURRING PAYMENTS You can...



Stay Safe Online for Your Holiday Shopping!

Planters First Bank wants to help you protect your hard-earned cash from the scammers and hackers that pop up every year. It's like they don't care about the naughty list! Now that holiday shopping is in full swing, we wanted to let you know about a few online shopping trends we've noticed and give a few tips about how to stay safe online while buying gifts for everyone on your list. Here is what we think is cheerful and what we think is coal-worthy for shopping online this...



2022 Debit & Win It Sweepstakes Winner!

We are excited to announce our 2022 Debit & Win It Sweepstakes Winner! Please Note: This Debit & Win It Sweepstakes was for all personal checking account holders who use their Planters First Bank Discover Debit card during the month of November; for more information, click here to see the Official Rules. What if I don’t have a PFB Discover Debit card? No problem! Simply contact us Toll-Free at 833-732-8351 or speak with your personal banker to switch your current debit...



2022 Fall CD Specials

Why choose Planters First Bank? You work hard for your money. Our rates work hard to grow it. Your money is safe and secure: Your deposit is FDIC insured, so your money is protected. We have a financial history you can count on: Feel secure knowing you're backed by over 126 years of trusted banking. View your Planters First Bank Certificate of Deposit online: With our Online Banking, it's easy to view your account online, anywhere, anytime. We offer...



2022-2023 November Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank is proud to announce the 2022-2023 November School Administration 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, David Coffey, for being selected as this month’s spotlight! David Coffey is the assistant principal...



$5000 Cash Giveaway!

We are excited to announce our 2022 Debit & Win It Sweepstakes. Use your Planters First Bank Discover® Debit card between November 1 and November 30, to be automatically entered to win our $5000 Cash Giveaway. You’ll receive one entry for every purchase made with your Planters First Bank Discover debit card during the associated promotional period- it’s that simple! Please Note: This Debit & Win It Sweepstakes is for all personal checking account holders who use their Planters...



Eli Tinsley elected to the 2022-23 CBA Board of Directors

Community Bankers Association of Georgia Elects Eli Tinsley to the Board of Directors of Community Bankers Association of Georgia Eli Tinsley, President of Planters First Bank, Cordele, was elected to the Board of Directors of Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA) as a Member at Large. Nominations for the 2022-23 CBA Board of Directors were announced and approved at CBA’s Annual convention held in September at the Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida. His term began on October...



Promotion of Chris Howe to Senior Lending Officer

Chris joined Planters First Bank in May 2022 and has been promoted to Senior Lending Officer based on his outstanding knowledge, experience, and his distinguished banking career. Chris received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Macon State College and his post-graduate degree from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Chris and His wife Amy have 2 sons, Landon 21 a Senior at Georgia Southern University studying Engineering, and Braydon 17 a Senior...



Bridge Creek Inn

Planters First Bank’s leadership team is made up of experienced and local professionals ready to get to know you, your family, and your business. We believe in volunteering, making an impact, and leaving the world just a little bit better than we found it. And we don’t hesitate to celebrate the accomplishments of our employees, customers, and community members—because it energizes all parties. Our goal is to help you succeed - because when you succeed, we succeed. ...



Help Older Adults Avoid Fraud and Exploitation

The Georgia Consumer Protection Guide for Older Adults is designed to help older adults avoid fraud and exploitation, make wise choices about their money and well-being, and navigate some of the challenges that come with aging. “Older adults, especially those who speak English as a second language, can be particularly vulnerable to scams and deceptive practices,” said Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr. “This guide was designed to empower older adults, their families, and...



2022-2023 September Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank is proud to announce the 2022-2023 September School Administration 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, Sonya Ryan, for being selected as this month’s spotlight! Sonya Ryan is the newly appointed Pre-K...



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