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.


Synovus out to prove increased spending will pay off


The Georgia bank's operating costs rose in the fourth quarter, but executives sought to assure shareholders that investments will produce revenue growth in the long run.


Food delivery apps to blame for stressed restaurant loans: BankUnited


As more consumers order in using such services as Uber Eats and Grubhub, restaurants are selling fewer desserts, drinks and other high-margin items, said CEO Rajinder Singh.


'Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity': Why Tennessee bank covets Atlanta


Terry Turner at Pinnacle Financial says big banks in the city, including Truist Financial and Wells Fargo, are "vulnerable" to new competitors.


After bumpy 2019, Cadence CEO hopes for smoother ride in new year


Paul Murphy took full responsibility for a recent spike in charge-offs at the Houston company. His challenge in 2020 is keeping credit issues in check.


Pinnacle hires Synovus exec to open first office in Atlanta


The Tennessee company said that Rob Garcia will be in charge of building a commercial banking team in the city.


First Bancshares to enter southern Georgia with acquisition


The Mississippi company will also top $4 billion in assets when it buys Southwest Georgia Financial.