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Podcast Feature: Innovating During COVID

Dan Duchnowski from Planters First Bank on "How COVID has changed the way community banks approach marketing and digital banking." Link to iTunes Link to Spotify



Planters First Bank Announces New Personal Checking Accounts & Improved Website

MIDDLE GEORGIA (April 5, 2021) - Planters First Bank is excited to announce the launch of its new website and improved Checking accounts on April 5th. The new website features a fresh new look and easy access to important features and content. The website's specific changes include easier and more convenient access to multiple banking portals such as online banking, credit cards as well as reaching our Solution Center. It also features a quick link to Video Banking and Planters Perks offered...



Website changes are coming in April!

Planters First Bank is excited to annouce website improvements and new features coming April 5, 2021: New website address, www.bankplanters.com A vibrant and fresh new look Responsive design that is viewable on any device (desktop, phone or tablet) Easy navigation that allows our customers to better access our digital banking services We hope you take some time to browse our new site after launch and learn more about what Planters First Bank can offer.



2021 Economic Impact Payment Information

Update Posted: March 22, 2021 Subject Line: 2021 Economic Impact Payment According to the IRS, the next batch of checks and debit cards are being mailed the week of March 22nd. Please continue to use the Get My Payment tool on the IRS website to track you stimulus payment. EIP Checks/Cards. Be on the lookout for paper checks that may be presented from the next round of Economic Impact Payments (EIP). IRS announced yesterday the next batch of checks and debit cards are being mailed...



Evan Acres

We're a bank in the business of growing businesses. Each quarter, Planters Bank recognizes customers who have chosen to partner with us to help make their business goals a reality. Customer service isn't an afterthought; it's at the core of everything we do. Our goal is to help you succeed - because when you succeed, we succeed. Congratulations to Evan Acres for being named 2020 Business Man of the Year during the 2020 Annual Awards hosted by The Perry Chamber. Evan Acres is the owner of...



Team Member Spotlight- Eli Tinsley

Hometown: Homerville, Ga --- Clinch County Tell us a little bit about your family: Those close to me know I'm compassionate about my family and my Planters Bank team. The older I get, I tend to show that side more and more. My son, William came into the world 4 years ago with tremendous concerns after having a stroke in utero. Thanks to the power of prayers, God healed the damage. My daughter, Julia came 2 years later. Julia is the typical daddy’s girl and William is mama’s boy....



Jim Marshall from Southern Bridle Farms

We're a bank in the business of growing businesses. Planters Bank recognizes customers who have chosen to partner with us to help make their business goals a reality. Customer service isn't an afterthought; it's at the core of everything we do. Our goal is to help you succeed - because when you succeed, we succeed. About Southern Bridle Farms: Southern Bridle Farms includes two premier locations in Perry, GA for weddings, receptions, or special events. These properties...



Planters First Bank is celebrating its 125th Anniversary!

It was 1896, Grover Cleveland was President, William Yates Atkinson was Governor and the first chartered location of Planters First Bank was officially opened in Hawkinsville. The capital, deposits, and banking team grew as the Bank survived two world wars, the depression, recession, and bad crop years. During the Great Depression, the Bank kept its doors open while banks here and across the nation were failing. After this, the Bank continued to merge and acquire banks across...



Planters First Bank announces partnership with 13WMAZ

Planters First Bank has partnered with 13WMAZ to promote our customers, our bankers, and our capabilities to viewers throughout Middle Georgia. This partnership with 13WMAZ, as one of the leading tv stations in Middle GA, features several commercials that highlight our business customers such as Jim Marshall from Southern Bridle Farms and our dedicated commercial bankers. Since we value our customer relationships, we have decided to highlight their businesses through this medium....



Groundhog Day-How to avoid repeating money mistakes over and over again.

Since 1840, each February legendary weather forecasting groundhog Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his winter burrow in Pennsylvania. If it's a sunny day and he sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. But, if it's a cloudy day and Phil does not see his shadow, an early spring is on the way. This strange holiday inspired a 1993 rom-com film about a TV weather reporter named Phil (played by actor Bill Murray) who gets trapped in a time warp and has to unbearably...



Dr. Johnny Bembry

Dr. Johnny Bembry Bembry Veterinary Clinic, Owner/Veterinarian We're a bank in the business of growing businesses. Each quarter, Planters Bank recognizes customers who have chosen to partner with us to help make their business goals a reality. Customer service isn't an afterthought; it's at the core of everything we do. Our goal is to help you succeed - because when you succeed, we succeed. "Congratulations to Dr. Johnny Bembry for being selected for the 2020 DISTINGUISHED...



Planters Bank in on Get-Out-The-Vote Campaign

Planters Bank is joining with other banks across Georgia participating in Georgia Banker Democracy Days, a campaign by the Georgia Bankers Association to encourage Georgians to vote this fall. "We are thankful to the Georgia Bankers Association for the opportunity to team up with them to promote Georgia Bankers Democracy Days through our commitment to the communities that we serve. We at Planters Bank honor and respect the right to vote as citizens. We encourage our communities...



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