Failed Bank Information
Information for Neighborhood Community Bank, Newnan, GA
- Press Release
- Is My Account Fully Insured?
- Acquiring Financial Institution
- Question and Answer Guide
- Banking Services
- Loan Customers
- Possible Claims Against the Failed Institution
- Priority of Claims
- Dividend Information
- Brokered Deposits
- Purchase and Assumption Agreement (670 kb PDF File - PDF Help)
- Bid Summary
- Neighborhood Community Bank Contact Information
- Balance Sheet Summary
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On Friday, June 26, 2009, Neighborhood Community Bank, Newnan, GA was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver. No advance notice is given to the public when a financial institution is closed.
The FDIC has assembled useful information regarding your relationship with this institution. Besides a checking account, you may have Certificates of Deposit, a car loan, a business checking account, a commercial loan, a Social Security direct deposit, and other relationships with the institution. The FDIC has compiled the following information, which should answer many of your questions.
II. Press Release
The FDIC has issued a press release (PR-102-2009) about the institution's closure. If you represent a media outlet and would like information about the closure, please contact David Barr at 202-898-6992.
III. Is My Account Fully Insured
This link will allow you to verify the insurance status of each of your accounts. This link will be available for use no later than the first business day after bank failure.
Simply enter your account number in the search screen. If you receive the message that "your account is fully insured" a link will appear that provides you with additional information. If you receive the message that you should contact the FDIC, then a link will appear that provides you contact information.
IV. Acquiring Financial Institution
All deposit accounts have been transferred to CharterBank, West Point, GA ("assuming institution") and will be available immediately. On Saturday, June 27, 2009, the former Main and Peachtree City Offices of Neighborhood Community Bank locations will reopen as branches of CharterBank. On Monday, June 29, 2009, the former Downtown and Tyrne Offices of Neighborhood Community Bank locations will reopen as branches of CharterBank.
Your transferred deposits will be separately insured from any accounts you may already have at CharterBank for six months after the failure of Neighborhood Community Bank. Checks that were drawn on Neighborhood Community Bank that did not clear before the institution closed will be honored as long as there are sufficient funds in the account. If you have questions about your account(s) transferred to the assuming bank, you may speak to an FDIC representative regarding deposit insurance by calling 1-888-408-4360.
For general questions about FDIC deposit insurance coverage, please call 1-877-275-3342 or visit EDIE, the FDIC's Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator
You may withdraw your funds from any transferred account without an early withdrawal penalty until you enter into a new deposit agreement with CharterBank as long as the deposits are not pledged as collateral for loans. You may view more information about CharterBank by visiting their web site.
VI. Banking Services
The Automated Teller Machines (ATM) and online service will remain available.
Service hours for the former branches of Neighborhood Community Bank will remain the same. The Main and Peachtree City Offices will reopen on Saturday, June 27, 2009, and the Downtown and Tyrne Offices will reopen on Monday, June 29, 2009. The services to which you previously had access, such as, safe deposit boxes, night deposit boxes, wire services, etc., will be available as if no change had occurred.
Your checks will be processed as usual. All outstanding checks will be paid against your available balance(s) as if no change had occurred. Your new bank will contact you soon regarding any changes in the terms of your account. If you have a problem with a merchant refusing to accept your check, please contact your branch office. An account representative will clear up any confusion about the validity of your checks.
All interest accrued through Friday, June 26, 2009, will be paid at your same rate. CharterBank will be reviewing rates and will provide further information soon. You will be notified of any changes.
Your automatic direct deposit(s) and/or automatic withdrawal(s) will be transferred automatically to your new bank. If you have any questions or special requests, you may contact a representative of your assuming institution at your branch office.
VII. Loan Customers
If you had a loan with Neighborhood Community Bank, you should continue to make your payments as usual. The terms of your loan will not change under the terms of the loan contract, because they are contractually agreed to in your promissory note. Checks should be made payable as usual and sent to the same address until further notice. If you have further questions regarding an existing loan, please contact your loan officer.
For all questions regarding new loans and the lending policies of CharterBank, please contact your branch office.
Please see A Borrower's Guide to an FDIC Insured Bank Failure for additional information.
VIII. Possible Claims Against the Failed Institution
If you or your company provided a service or product, leased space, furniture, or equipment to Neighborhood Community Bank after Friday June 26, 2009 and have not been paid you do not have a claim against Neighborhood Community Bank. Please follow your normal billing procedures by providing an invoice as instructed.
Claims against failed financial institutions occur when bills sent to the institution remain unpaid at the time of failure. If you or your company provided a service or product, leased space, furniture, or equipment to Neighborhood Community Bank prior to Friday June 26, 2009 and have not been paid you may be entitled to a claim against the bank. If you provided a product to or a service for Neighborhood Community Bank prior to the bank's failure for which you have not been paid and you have not received communication, contact:
FDIC as Receiver for Neighborhood Community Bank
1601 Bryan Street,
Dallas, TX 75201
Attention: Claims Agent
Please note: There are time limits for filing a claim, your claim must be filed on or before 09/30/2009.
IX. Priority of Claims
In accordance with Federal law, allowed claims will be paid, after administrative expenses, in the following order of priority:
- General Unsecured Creditors
- Subordinated Debt
X. Dividend Information
XI. Brokered Deposits
The FDIC offers a reference guide to deposit brokers acting as agents for their investor clientele. This site outlines the FDIC's policies and procedures that must be followed by deposit brokers when filing for pass-through insurance coverage on custodial accounts deposited in a failed FDIC Insured Institution.