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Featured Article in Georgia Communities First Magazine

Branch Transformation—Merging Technology, Retail Space and Personal Service As banks strive to adapt to evolving customer expectations and technology, branch transformation becomes increasingly important to offering an efficient and engaging environment. The Community Bankers Association of Georgia asked several of their partner firms to share what they are seeing in the field, as well as trends and the journey to dialogue banking. The orginal article was featured in the...



National Small Business Week

Each year since 1963, National Small Business Week (NSBW) is celebrated in America. And while the dates may change, its important purpose stays the same. This year, NSBW is taking place September 13- Sept 15. At Planters Bank, we are proud to support local businesses and have strong partnerships with many local businesses within our communities. We invite you to learn more about National Small Business Week, how you can do your part to support them -- especially during uncertain times...



Featured Article in Business View Magazine

Good stewards of wealth Business View Magazine interviews representatives of Planters First Bank for our focus on Community Banks in Georgia. This article was originally published on September 10, 2021. VIEW THE ARTICLE ON BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VIEW THE DIGITAL VERSION OF THIS FEATURE Planters First Bank is the eighth oldest financial institution in Georgia. Founded in 1896, with headquarters in Cordele, they currently operate eight full-service locations throughout the...



Robins Air Force Base

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, 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. Congratulations to Robins Air Force Base as they celebrate their 80th anniversary...



2021 Debit & Win It Sweepstakes

We are excited to announce our 2021 Debit & Win It Sweepstakes. Use your Planters First Bank Discover® Debit card between August 1 and December 31 to be automatically entered to win monthly prizes. 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! For more information, click here to see Official Rules. August – Five winners will recieve $100 each; click to learn...



Hayley Connor

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, 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. Congratulations to Hayley Connor, for your second Emmy win! Planters First Bank is proud of...



Stuckey’s Corporation

Our leadership team is made up of experienced and local professionals ready to get to know you, your family, and your business. We use a dedicated approach to become not simply your bank, but your partner. Stuckey's Corporation who is known for their roadside stores & iconic pecan log rolls was recently featured in our Customer Stories Series. Planters First Bank is proud to feature Stuckey’s Corporation in their latest commercial, which are shown on Channel 13 WMAZ, through...



Planters First Bank is proud to feature Stuckey’s Corporation in their latest commercial.

Stuckey’s who is known for their roadside stores, iconic pecan log rolls, and most recently their GA manufacturing plant is the latest customer of Planters First Bank to be featured in our commercials which are shown on Channel 13 WMAZ, through streaming services such as Sling and Tubi, and through local online advertising. Thanks to Stephanie Stuckey, CEO of Stuckey’s and RG Lamar, President of Stuckey’s the company is making a resurgence and has selected Planters First Bank to be...



Featured Article in leading FinTech publication

Marketing Smarter on a Community Bank Budget By Dan Duchnowski, Chief Marketing Officer/Chief Deposit Officer at Planters First Bank This article was originally published on August 4, 2021. All content © 2021 by The Financial Brand and may not be reproduced by any means without permission. Community financial institution marketers often lack the budgets and decision making role that CMOs in larger institutions enjoy. But there are ways to partner with other functions in the...



2021 Back to School Sweepstakes

Use your Planters First Bank Discover® Student Debit card August 1- August 31, and every purchase will count as an entry to win one of five $100 prizes - it’s that simple! For more information, click here to see Official Rules. Click here to learn more about Discover Debit Program. Don’t forget to follow us on social media to stay informed of monthly prizes and opportunities to win. We thank you for being a valued Discover Debit cardholder and wish you good luck! ...



Planters First Bank provides new option for proper disposal of worn U.S. flags

In partnership with the National Association of Counties, the National Flag Foundation, Planters First Bank in Hawkinsville, Georgia has installed a flag retirement box, at no cost to the county, at 105 Commerce St Hawkinsville, GA 31036. Flags should be folded respectfully before being placed in the box. “This centrally-located drop-off provides convenience while respecting our national symbol,” said Bobbie Clemons, bank representiative for this local initiative. “The...



Eli Tinsley elected to the Board of Directors of Community Bankers Association of Georgia

Eli Tinsley, President, 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 2021-22 CBA Board of Directors were announced and approved at CBA’s Annual Convention, held June 2- 6 at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida. His term began June 7, 2021. CBA was founded in 1969 by a group of Georgia community bankers to protect the political interests of locally owned...



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