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Non-Pin Transactions Blocked in California

Due to an outbreak of fraudulent activity discoverd by the Bank, we have blocked non-pin based transactions in California. The Bank implemented this block . . . more

New Loan Production Office Opens in Kingstree, SC

Established in 1943, Olanta-based The Citizens Bank has opened a loan production office in Kingstree, SC. The new Kingstree office will be headed up . . . more

Department of Revenue Breach

We at The Citizens Bank are monitoring the situation closely, but it's not clear at this point if any customer information has been compromised by the . . . more

The Citizens Bank has ALL DAY Banking

The Citizens Bank is proud to have ALL DAY BANKING. Customers can enjoy the convenience of all day banking at any of our 14 branch locations. Home . . . more

FDIC Insurance Limit

By Federal law, as of 1/1/2013, fund in a noninterest-bearing transaction account (including an IOLTA/IOLA) will no longer receive unlimited deposit insurance . . . more

Gibbons Named 2007-2008 Independent Banker of the Year

OLANTA, S.C. - Mr. H. Blake Gibbons, Jr., President and Chief Operating Officer of The Citizens Bank and Citizens Bancshares Corporation, was named Independent . . . more

The Citizens Bank names McBride as Banking Officer

SUMTER, S.C.- The Citizens Bank announced recently that Sandra McBride has been promoted to Banking Officer. McBride is located in the Sumter office where . . . more

Coker receives SC Bankers School Award

OLANTA, S.C.- The Citizens Bank announced recently that Sherry Daniels Coker is the recipient of the prestigious Lillie H. Magalis Award presented by the . . . more

The Citizens Bank names Dukes as Banking Officer

TURBEVILLE, S.C.- The Citizens Bank announced recently that Bobby Dukes has been promoted to Banking Officer. Dukes, located in the Turbeville office, . . . more

The Citizens Bank announces merger agreements with Johnsonville State Bank and Pamplico Bank and Trust Company

Olanta, S.C.- The Citizens Bank today announced the signing of definitive agreements between The Citizens Bank and each of Johnsonville State Bank and . . . more