Tue., August 23, 2011 4:03pm
Federal banking regulators want former officials of Atlanta-based Silverton Bank to pay $71 million in damages following Georgia's largest bank failure. Silverton went belly up two years ago. Now, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation alleges, former bank officials followed lax lending policies and bought lavish airplanes and posh buildings while their bank verged on collapse.
Sat., February 19, 2011 9:57am
Regulators have shut down two small banks in Georgia, making six banks that have failed in the state this year.
Fri., January 1, 2010 4:47pm
The news caps off a dismal year for Georgia banks
Wed., November 11, 2009 8:45am
Rep. James Mills says Georgia’s banks are failing because federal regulator
Sat., July 18, 2009 10:00am
Regulators have shut down First Piedmont Bank, the 16th to close in Georgia