Failed Bank Information for Habersham Bank, Clarkesville, GA
On Friday, February 18, 2011, Habersham Bank was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. The FDIC was named Receiver. SCBT, National Association (N.A.), Orangeburg, SC acquired all deposit accounts.
The FDIC as Receiver for Habersham Bank, Clarkesville, GA has taken all actions necessary to terminate the Receivership Estate. The Receiver published a legal notice of intent to terminate the receivership on November 2, 2016 and has made all dividend distributions required by law.
Effective February 1, 2018, the Receiver was discharged and the Receivership Estate was terminated and ceased existence as a legal entity.
Effective Date: February 1, 2018
Publication Date: November 2, 2016
Report on dividends paid
Official press release
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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: SCBT, N.A.
About SCBT, N.A.
All deposit accounts were transferred to SCBT, National Association (N.A.), Orangeburg, SC ("assuming institution"). Former Habersham Bank locations reopened as branches of SCBT, N.A.
Your transferred deposits were separately insured from any accounts you may have already had at SCBT, N.A. for at least six months after the failure of Habersham Bank.
You may withdraw your funds from any transferred account without an early withdrawal penalty until you enter into a new deposit agreement with SCBT, N.A. as long as the deposits are not pledged as collateral for loans.
Contacting SCBT, N.A.
SCBT, N.A. has changed its legal name and is currently doing business as SouthState Bank, National Association.
You can contact SouthState Bank, National Association:
SouthState Bank, National Association
1101 1st St S
Winter Haven, FL 33880
SouthState Bank, National Association (www.southstatebank.com)
Purchase & Assumption Agreement - PDF (10.6Mb)
Agreement between FDIC and acquiring institution
Report on the bids to purchase the failed bank