We are pleased to announce the upcoming merger of Regional Bankshares, Inc., parent company of Heritage Community Bank, with Citizens Bancshares Corporation, parent company of Olanta, South Carolina-based The Citizens Bank. The merger is dependent on receiving all regulatory approvals and the approval of Regional Bankshares, Inc.’s shareholders. In the meantime, please continue to do your banking as usual.
We are very enthusiastic about this new partnership, from which an even stronger financial institution will be created. Our banking philosophies are very similar, and we have many operational similarities as well. This combination will strengthen our ability to serve our local markets, individuals, and businesses that have made Heritage Community Bank and The Citizens Bank successful. We look forward to our future together and the substantial impact our bank will have on the communities that we serve.
Our goal is to make this transition as smooth and simple as possible. During this process, we will send out important information, and post links to that information on this page for your convenience.
If you have any questions regarding this upcoming transition, please feel free to contact us at any time. We look forward to serving you as we move forward - together.
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