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Local banks make moves to expand

Three local banks announced moves aimed at expanding their operations.

Posted: Apr 1, 2019 7:12 PM

(WTVA) - Three local banks announced on Monday moves aimed at expanding their operations.

First came word from Tupelo-based BancorpSouth that it had completed its merger with Grand Bank in Dallas and Merchants Bank in Alabama.  

Then it was announced Tupelo-based Renasant Bank was acquiring wholesale mortgage operations from FirstBank of Nashville. 

Finally, BankFirst of Columbus said it had completed acquiring FNB Bancshares of Central Alabama, boosting BankFirst's number of locations in Mississippi and Alabama to 22.

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