The latest news from First Community

10/02/2018

First Community Bank Breaks Ground on New Office in Evans

October 2, 2018 (Evans, G.A.) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce plans to open a new banking office in Evans, Georgia. Located at the corner of....

09/12/2018

First Community Bank Celebrates Renovation Kickoff of Downtown Greenville Office

September 12, 2018 (Greenville, S.C.) –First Community Bank is pleased to announce the beginning of the renovation process at its new banking office locat....

06/11/2018

Drew Painter Recognized as 2018 S.C. Outstanding Young Banker

June 11, 2018 (Lexington, S.C.) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Drew Painter, Columbia Regional Market President, has been named the 20....

05/29/2018

First Community Bank Welcomes Upstate Financial Consultant

May 21, 2018 (Lexington, S.C. and Greenville, S.C.) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce Daniel Felder has joined the bank as a financial consult....

04/05/2018

First Community Bank Grows Augusta Mortgage Team

April 5, 2018 (Lexington, S.C. and Augusta, GA.) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce Erin Slade has joined the bank as a mortgage loan officer i....

03/08/2018

First Community Bank Opens Downtown Augusta Office

March 8, 2018 (Augusta, G.A.) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce the opening of its downtown Augusta location at 771 Broad Street. The 3,100 sq....

01/05/2018

First Community Bank Welcomes James Heffner as Augusta Commercial Banker

January 5, 2018 (Augusta, GA)– First Community Bank is pleased to announce James Heffner has joined the bank as a commercial banker and will be leading th....

12/26/2017

First Community Bank to Open Downtown Augusta Office

December 26, 2017 (Lexington, SC and Augusta, GA) – First Community Bank will expand its presence with the opening of a downtown Augusta banking....

12/22/2017

First Community Bank Expands Mortgage Team in Augusta

December 22, 2017 (Lexington, SC and Augusta, GA) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce Melynda Cleveland has joined the bank as a mortgage l....

10/26/2017

First Community Bank Adds Seasoned Banker to Business Services Team

October 26, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce Teresa K. “T.K.” Woods has joined the bank as Assistant Vice Pr....

10/11/2017

First Community Bank Welcomes Jordan Pierce as Market President

October 11, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce Jordan Pierce has joined the bank as Augusta Market President. With mo....

09/05/2017

First Community Bank Welcomes New Mortgage Lenders

September 5, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce Matthew Klosterman and Jacob Cook have joined the mortgage division as len....

08/22/2017

First Community Corporation and Cornerstone Bancorp Receive Regulatory Approvals for Pending Merger

August 21, 2017 (Lexington, SC and Easley, SC) – First Community Corporation (“First Community”) (Nasdaq: FCCO), the holding company for First....

08/18/2017

First Community Bank Adds Director of Mortgage Sales

August 18, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce Kevin Jones has joined the organization as senior vice president and directo....

07/20/2017

First Community Bank Recognized for Outstanding Lending Services to Small Businesses

July 21, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank was recently recognized as the number one third-party lender at the South Carolina Salute to Small Bu....

06/20/2017

First Community Bank Expands its Commercial Banking Team

June 20, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce Kris Whitley and Ryan Barnes have joined the commercial banking team as v....

05/17/2017

Ed Tarver Elected to First Community Board of Directors

May 18, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Corporation, headquartered in Lexington, South Carolina and the holding company of First Community Ban....

04/12/2017

First Community Corporation to Expand Upstate South Carolina Presence

April 12, 2017 (Lexington, SC and Easley, SC) – First Community Corporation (Nasdaq: FCCO), the holding company of First Community Bank, and Cornerstone B....

02/07/2017

First Community Bank Names DeeDee Kehl as Newberry Market Executive

February 7, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that DeeDee Kehl has joined its team as the Market Executive/Vice President....

01/24/2017

Mike Crapps Named One of the Top 50 Most Influential People

January 24, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – Columbia Business Monthly (CBM) has recognized First Community Bank president and chief executive officer Mike Cra....

01/20/2017

First Community Bank Welcomes New Financial Advisors

January 20, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Craig and Brandon Caldwell have joined its financial planning and inve....

01/03/2017

First Community Bank Expands its Executive Leadership Team

January 3, 2017 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Tanya Butts has joined its executive leadership team in the newly creat....

11/01/2016

Manning Crapps Receives Young Alumni Award from Clemson University

November 1, 2016 (Lexington, SC) – The Clemson University Young Alumni Council (YAC) has recognized Manning Crapps as part of the 2016 “Roaring 10&r....

08/01/2016

First Community Bank’s Jan Hadder appointed to Greater Columbia Community Relations Council Board of Directors

August 1, 2016 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank senior vice president and director of mortgage banking Jan Hadder has been appointed to the Gre....

05/25/2016

First Community Bank Recognized with Awards for Commercial Lending Excellence

May 25, 2016 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank was recognized with two awards for commercial lending excellence during the 2016 annual meeting of Bus....

03/16/2016

Seasoned Upstate Bankers Establish Greenville Presence for First Community Bank

March 16, 2016 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank, headquartered in Lexington, South Carolina, is expanding its loan production office in the Greenvil....

01/13/2016

First Community Bank President and CEO Mike Crapps Featured in Podcast from MidlandsBiz

January 13, 2016 (Columbia, SC) – A conversation with First Community Bank president, CEO and co-founder Mike Crapps is featured in a podcast from online ....

12/02/2015

First Community Bank President and CEO Mike Crapps Featured on South Carolina Public Radio

December 2, 2015 (Columbia, SC) – First Community Bank president, CEO and co-founder Mike Crapps is featured on the South Carolina Business Review wi....

08/24/2015

First Community Bank Celebrates 20 Years

August 24, 2015 (Columbia, SC) – First Community Bank will recognize its 20th anniversary on Friday, August 28 with customer and employee celebration....

05/26/2015

First Community Bank Celebrates New Office in Blythewood

May 26, 2015 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank celebrated the grand opening of its new Blythewood banking office on Thursday evening, May 21st w....

05/11/2015

First Community Bank Names Dr. Mary Jones to its Camden Advisory Board

May 11, 2015 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Dr. Mary Jones has joined its Camden Advisory Board. Created in 2006 ....

04/23/2015

First Community Bank Opens New Office in Blythewood

April 23, 2015 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank announces the opening on April 9th of its newest banking office in the Town of Blythewood, South Car....

02/24/2015

First Community Bank Receives Top Rating from Industry Group

February 24, 2015 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that it has received the highest performance rating from BauerFinancial, t....

10/17/2014

First Community Bank to Open New Office in Blythewood

October 17, 2014 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce the recent ground breaking for a banking office in the Town of Blythew....

09/29/2014

First Community Bank Welcomes First South Customers

September 29, 2014 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank today announces that it has completed the acquisition of approximately $40 million in ....

09/08/2014

Palmetto South Mortgage Corporation Assumes First Community Bank Name

September 8, 2014 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Palmetto South Mortgage Corporation is now operating under ....

09/05/2014

Randy Potter Elected to First Community Corporation’s Board of Directors

August 26, 2014 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Corporation, headquartered in Lexington, South Carolina and the holding company of First Community ....

06/23/2014

First Community and First South Sign Purchase and Assumption Agreement

June 23, 2014 (Lexington, SC) – Today, First Community Bank and First South Bank jointly announced the signing of a purchase and assumption agre....

06/09/2014

First Community Bank Opens Downtown Office

June 9, 2014 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce the opening of its downtown Columbia banking office at 1213 Lady Stre....

04/07/2014

First Community Bank Expands its Financial Planning Division

April 7, 2014 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Manning Crapps has joined its financial planning and inves....

04/07/2014

First Community Bank Expands its Mortgage Division

April 7, 2014 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Jan Hadder-Jones has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Dire....

03/10/2014

Cheryl Wentzek Joins First Community Bank

March 10, 2014 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Cheryl Wentzek has joined its mortgage team serving the Red Ba....

01/31/2014

Palmetto South Mortgage Corporation Welcomes Rus Horton

January 31, 2014 (Columbia, SC) – Palmetto South Mortgage Corporation, a division of First Community Bank, is pleased to announce that Rus Horto....

01/14/2014

First Community Bank Names Paul Napper to its Camden Advisory Board

January 14, 2014 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Paul Napper has joined its Camden Advisory Board. Created in....

10/07/2013

First Community Bank’s Susie Hartsell Named Chairperson of the Babcock Center Board of Directors

October 7, 2013 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Susie Hartsell,  Vice President and Director of Mortgage Serv....

10/02/2013

First Community Bank to Open Downtown Office

October 2, 2013 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank announces plans today to expand its footprint with a banking office in downtown Columbia. The ....

09/10/2013

First Community Bank Expands its Financial Planning Division

September 10, 2013 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Jason Langdale has joined its financial planning and investment....

08/06/2013

Will Cheatham Promoted to Assistant Vice President at First Community Bank

August 6, 2013 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Will Cheatham has been promoted to Assistant Vice President and Com....

06/04/2013

Jim Kinard Joins First Community Bank as Vice President

June 4, 2013 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Jim Kinard has joined the company’s Red Bank office as Vice Pre....

05/28/2013

First Community Bank Expands its Financial Planning Division

May 28, 2013 (Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Bill Addison has joined its financial planning/investment advisory divisio....

04/08/2013

First Community Bank Promotes Four to Executive Vice President and Names Chief Risk Officer

April 8, 2013 (Lexington, SC) – Today, First Community Bank announced that four of the bank’s senior level officers have been promoted to the p....