Modern banking with extra perks
like respect and a welcoming handshake.

Local businesses are the backbone of our economy. They are also the heart of our communities, providing jobs, goods and services, and familiar gathering spots for friends, neighbors, and business associates who come together to share ideas and create new alliances and opportunities that move us all forward.

At First Community Bank, it is our pleasure to meet the needs of these local businesses and their owners with thoughtful counsel, financing, and a full continuum of products and services designed just for them. As a true community bank, it is our mission to do it well.

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Michael Crapps and Jim Leventis have a conversation about a missing element in the Midlands financial market: a locally-owned bank focused on small businesses.


First Community Bank launches with banking offices in two communities - Lexington and Forest Acres.


A secondary stock offering raises $6.6 million to fund long-term growth strategies.


Chapin office and staff are acquired from Newberry Federal Savings Bank.


First Community Corporation (FCCO) trades on the NASDAQ SmallCap Market for the first time.


First Community Bank and Newberry Federal Savings Bank merge.


We celebrate our tenth anniversary the same year the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce names us one of the Fastest-Growing Companies in South Carolina.


First Community Bank and Bank of Camden successfully merge.


Offering a full continuum of financial planning services geared toward the needs of local professionals, First Community Financial Consultants opens its doors.


Earnings rise a record 82.3% - from $960 thousand to $1.75 million - during the first nine months of the year.


First Community Bank acquires Palmetto South Mortgage. Three years later, integration of the two units as First Community Bank Mortgage becomes complete.


The bank expands its footprint into Aiken and Augusta through a merger with Savannah River Banking Company and a new banking office in the heart of downtown Columbia on Lady Street.


First Community Bank celebrates its 20th anniversary and opens its 15th location in Blythewood.