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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...



2022-2023 October Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank is proud to announce the 2022-2023 October 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, Monica Bass, for being selected as this month’s spotlight! Monica Bass is the Pulaski County...



Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

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 fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $5.8 billion to phishing scams and other fraud in 2021—an increase of more than 70 percent over 2020. It’s time to put scammers in their place. Online...



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...



September is National Preparedness Month

Here are 6 simple tips to help plan for the unexpected and regain your financial footing after a crisis. Prepare backup communications plans if both cellular and landline services falter. Store digital and paper copies of critical documents in a safe deposit box. These include a driver’s license, passport, military ID, bank and investment account information, proof of occupancy, a mortgage deed, insurance policies, and three years of tax returns. Make copies of personal documents...



Check out our most recent commercial with Planters First Bank.

Do you want to be heard and understood? Try Planters First Bank. Since 1896, Planters First Bank has been helping people just like you. Find out why businesses and families come to us first – and bank with us for generations. So proud of our actors, Annabelle daughter of Jason Lord, Perry Market President, and Liam son of Dan Duchnowski, Chief Banking Officer.



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