PrimeSouth Bank Completes Merger with Atlantic National Bank

Published: September 19, 2017

Brunswick, GA. September 19, 2017 – PrimeSouth Bancshares, Inc., the holding company of PrimeSouth Bank announced the completion of its acquisition of Atlantic National Bank.  The merger was completed on September 8, 2017.  

With the merger, PrimeSouth Bank extends its footprint to include 3 additional, convenient full service branch locations in the Golden Isles area. In total, PrimeSouth Bank will have 7 full-service banking offices to serve its customers in Waycross, Blackshear, Jesup, Brunswick and Saint Simons Island, Georgia.  The combined organization will have approximately $550 million in total assets, $480 million in total deposits and $350 million in total loans.

“I am thrilled we have officially merged with the Atlantic National Bank team,” said PrimeSouth Bank Chief Executive Officer Jim Walker. “I am confident the merger will form a powerhouse local bank network that will benefit all of the communities we serve.” 

About PrimeSouth Bank

PrimeSouth Bank is a full service bank with 7 branch locations serving the Waycross, Blackshear, Jesup and Brunswick communities. For over 125 years, PrimeSouth Bank has offered superior local customer service along with a variety of products tailored to assist their customers with achieving their financial goals and objectives. Whether partnering with a client to financially thrive, improving financial literacy via public outreach or building better communities through philanthropic efforts, the heartbeat of PrimeSouth Bank is the genuine collaborative relationships they develop.

Information on products and services may be obtained by calling (912) 283-6685 or visiting the PrimeSouth Bank website at