November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Business

Tennessee-based SmartFinancial acquires Capstone Bancshares

Capstone Bank is now a part of the SmartFinancial banking group out of Tennessee.  The merger of the two was announced in May and recently completed.  SmartFinancial’s banks operate under the name of SmartBank. More...

Last Kmart in Alabama closing in January 2018

Kmart was once a strong retailer in Alabama.  But last week, officials with Sears Holding announced that 45 Kmart locations around the country will be closing in January 2018, including the last of the chain’s stores in Alabama — the More...

First US Bancshares’ third quarter earnings said strongest this year

First US Bancshares, Inc. reported a net income of $635,000 for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2017. For the first nine months of the calendar year, through Sept. More...