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Non-Pin Transactions Blocked in California

Due to an outbreak of fraudulent activity discovered 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

The Citizens Bank is a Sponsor of MAC MADNESS

1 town, 1 day, 12 chefs Let the madness begin! Who has the best Mac & Cheese in the Greater Florence area, only you can decide! We are proud to announce . . . more

The Citizens Bank...Always There

The Citizens Bank is launching a new marketing campaign highlighting how we are Always There... helping in your community and financial needs. The . . . 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