Palmetto South Mortgage Corporation Welcomes Rus Horton

Columbia, SC, January 31, 2014 – Palmetto South Mortgage Corporation, a division of First Community Bank, is pleased to announce that Rus Horton has joined its team of mortgage loan originators. 

Rus is a 15-year veteran of the mortgage and real estate industries and is dedicated to providing a positive experience to each customer. He has been a member of the Home Builders Association and the Central Carolina Realtors Association.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, he has served for 14 seasons as a volunteer coach with the YMCA’s recreational soccer league and as a volunteer with Carolina Children’s Home.


First Community Bank is a local community bank based in the Midlands of South Carolina. First Community operates 11 banking offices in Lexington, Richland, Newberry and Kershaw counties in addition to First Community Financial Consultants, a financial planning/investment advisory division and Palmetto South Mortgage, a separate mortgage division.