Failed Bank Information for The Bank of Asheville, Asheville, NC
On Friday, January 21, 2011, The Bank of Asheville was closed by the North Carolina Office of Commisioner of Bank. The FDIC was named Receiver. First Bank, Troy, NC acquired all deposit accounts.
The FDIC as Receiver for The Bank of Asheville, Asheville, NC has taken all actions necessary to terminate the Receivership Estate. The Receiver published a legal notice of intent to terminate the receivership on March 30, 2022 and has made all dividend distributions required by law.
Effective December 1, 2022, the Receiver was discharged and the Receivership Estate was terminated and ceased existence as a legal entity.
Effective Date: December 1, 2022
Publication Date: March 30, 2022
Report on dividends paid
Official press release
Beware of scams!
Please be advised you will not receive any email notification to claim, unlock or suspend your account or to provide any private information. Please be aware of any phishing scams to obtain information from you.
Beware of scams!
Please be advised you will not receive any email notification to claim/unlock/suspend your account or to provide any private information. Please be aware of any phishing scams to obtain information from you.
ACQUIRING INSTITUTION: FIRST BANK
About First Bank
All deposit accounts have been transferred to First Bank, Troy, NC ("assuming institution"). Former The Bank of Asheville locations reopened as branches of First Bank.
Your transferred deposits were separately insured from any accounts you may have already had at First Bank for at least six months after the failure of The Bank of Asheville.
You may withdraw your funds from any transferred account without an early withdrawal penalty until you enter into a new deposit agreement with First Bank as long as the deposits are not pledged as collateral for loans.
Contacting First Bank
You can contact First Bank:
205 Se Broad St
Southern Pines, NC 28387
First Bank (www.localfirstbank.com)
Purchase & Assumption Agreement - PDF (10Mb)
Agreement between FDIC and acquiring institution
Report on the bids to purchase the failed bank