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Med-Lake Laboratory

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. “Planters First Bank has transformed our business model; Tracy Nesmith, Treasury Support Officer, introduced us to...



2023-2024 February Educator Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank proudly announces the 2023-2024 February Educator Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools. This spotlight program is held in conjunction with the Pulaski County School System through a nomination and directional process on choosing the educator for the monthly spotlight that will run from September through April of each school year. Congratulations, Laura Moore, for being selected as this month’s spotlight! I am a member of the Hawkinsville High School Class of 1979....



2023-2024 January Educator Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank proudly announces the 2023-2024 January 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, Sherri Collier, for being selected as this month’s spotlight! Sherri Collier is a para-professional at...



Best of Georgia 2023

Planters First Bank: The Secret to our Success is our Customers In the sphere of community banking, Planters First Bank has carved out a unique space that goes far beyond offering a comprehensive suite of financial services. Its connection to the people it serves has recently been recognized with the 2023 Best of Georgia Award—an honor bestowed by those very customers. President Eli Tinsley of Planters First Bank encapsulates the ethos that has earned the bank such esteemed regard:...



2023-2024 December Educator Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank proudly announces the 2023-2024 December 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,Theresa McGriff, for being selected as this month’s spotlight! Ms. Theresa McGriff is a Kindergarten...



2023-2024 November Educator Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank proudly announces the 2023-2024 November 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, Ashley Bennett, for being selected as this month’s spotlight! Ashley Bennett is a 2007 graduate of Hawkinsville...



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...



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.



Community Banking Month Proclamation

City of Hawkinsville's Sara Myers recently presented the Community Banking Month Proclamation to Planters First Bank and SunMark Bank on behalf of the City's Commissioners declaring April as Community Banking Month for the City of Hawkinsville. #CommunityBankingMonth #HawkinsvilleGA #pfbcares #banklocal Why Does Where You Bank Matters? The money you put into a community bank stays in your community. You get extra personalized, human, support along with the tech you...



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