New Georgia senators to join Senate Banking Committee


Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, who won runoff elections to flip party control of the Senate, were assigned to sit on the panel for the 117th Congress.


CDC Federal Credit Union promotes longtime staffer to CEO


Australia Hoover, who started as a call center employee in 1996, succeeds Betsy Mercier, who is retiring after 22 years at the helm.


In Georgia Senate runoffs, banks go all in for Republicans


Banking trade organizations are usually cautious about making endorsements. But with Democrats winning the White House and control of Congress on the line in the two races, some groups are pouring in cash for the GOP candidates.


Piedmont Bancorp looks to add scale around Atlanta with WestStar purchase


The Georgia company will add nearly $200 million in assets as part of the acquisition.


Investor group to buy Georgia Banking Company


Bartow Morgan Jr., who ran Brand Banking when it was sold to Renasant, also plans to raise $150 million to expand the seller's products and services.


Justice Dept. asks United Community for PPP documents


The Georgia company said the agency is looking at its policies for paying, or withholding, Paycheck Protection Program fees to borrowers' agents.


6 key Senate races for bankers to watch


Several Senate Banking Committee members from both parties are facing tough reelection challenges in a year when control of the entire chamber — and the banking policy agenda — may be up for grabs.


Proposed Georgia bank secures conditional regulatory approval


Craft Bank, which plans to open this summer, is in the final stage of raising $30 million in initial capital.


Organizers plan new bank in Georgia


A former market president for State Bank Financial would serve as CEO of the proposed Classic City Bank.