The latest news from First Community

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....