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Failed Bank Information
Information for The Tattnall Bank, Reidsville, GA
  1. Introduction
  2. Press Release
  3. Acquiring Financial Institution
  4. Priority of Claims
  5. Dividend Information
  6. Purchase and Assumption Agreement (520 KB PDF File - PDF Help)
  7. Bid Summary
  8. Receivership Termination
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I.  Introduction
On December 4, 2009, The Tattnall Bank, Reidsville, GA was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver. As, Receiver, the FDIC is charged with winding up the business affairs of the failed financial institution. This includes the disposition of assets and liabilities of the failed financial institution and payment of dividends to approved creditors in order of priority.

The FDIC, as Receiver, has taken all necessary actions to conclude the affairs of the failed financial institution, made all dividend distributions as required by law and the receivership estate is deemed terminated.

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II.  Press Release
The FDIC has issued a press release (PR-221-2009) about the institution's closure.  If you represent a media outlet and would like information about the closure, please contact LaJuan Williams-Young at 1-202-898-3876.
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III.  Acquiring Financial Institution
All deposit accounts, excluding certain brokered deposits, have been transferred to Heritage Bank of the South (HeritageBank of the South), Albany, GA ("assuming institution") and will be available immediately.  On Saturday, December 5, 2009, the former The Tattnall Bank locations will reopen as branches of HeritageBank of the South.

Your transferred deposits will be separately insured from any accounts you may already have at HeritageBank of the South for six months after the failure of The Tattnall Bank. Checks that were drawn on The Tattnall 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 by calling 1-800-405-8251.

For general questions about FDIC deposit insurance coverage, please call 1-877-275-3342 or visit EDIE, the FDIC's Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator.

EDIE - 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 HeritageBank of the South as long as the deposits are not pledged as collateral for loans. You may view more information about HeritageBank of the South by visiting their web site.

HeritageBank of the South (www.eheritagebank.com)

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IV.  Priority of Claims
In accordance with Federal law, allowed claims will be paid, after administrative expenses, in the following order of priority:
  1. Depositors
  2. General Unsecured Creditors
  3. Subordinated Debt
  4. Stockholders
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V.  Dividend Information
 
Dividend History on The Tattnall Bank

Dividend Information on Failed Financial Institutions
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VIII.  Receivership Termination
The FDIC as Receiver for The Tattnall Bank has taken all actions necessary to terminate the Receivership Estate.

The Receiver published a legal notice of intent to terminate the receivership on March 21, 2012.

The Receiver has made all dividend distributions required by law.

Effective September 6, 2012 the Receivership Estate has been terminated, the Receiver was discharged and the Receivership Estate ceased existence as a legal entity.
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Last Updated 11/20/2012 cservicefdicdal@fdic.gov