Bank News and Press Releases

    • September 10, 2013

      Bank Independent Float Places First at Killen Founders Day

      Killen, Ala. – Monday, August 26, 2013 – Bank Independent employees took to heart the theme and focus of this weekend’s Killen Founders Day events, “Honoring the Lions Club,” when designing the float that garnered first place honors in the parade. In fact, the official Killen Founders Day Facebook event page cited the float as being “all about the Lions Club and what they are doing for the community.”
    • September 10, 2013

      Bank Lends a Hand to UNA Volunteer Program

      Florence, Ala. – Wednesday, August 21, 2013 – Eight Bank Independent employees were among over 190 University of North Alabama (UNA) students who gathered on Tuesday, August 20, to offer a helping hand to 19 local charitable organizations.
    • September 9, 2013

      Lori Hall Graduates from Banking School

      Sheffield, Ala. – Monday, September 2, 2013 – Lori Hall, Bank Independent Assistant Comptroller, recently graduated from the Alabama Banking School, a three-year course of study sponsored by the Alabama Bankers Association. She was one of 52 bankers in Alabama who graduated from the banking school.
    • September 9, 2013

      Killen Sales Office Honors Lions Club

      Killen, Ala. – Monday, August 19, 2013 – The theme and focus of this weekend’s Killen Founders Day events, “Honoring the Lions Club,” is one that is particularly exciting to the employees, customers and friends of the town’s Bank Independent sales office.
    • May 22, 2013

      Helping to Build Greater Shoals Area

      Florence, Ala. – Monday, March 18, 2013   He is a leader in the community and in the banking industry. He believes in honesty and hard work and applies that belief to his personal and professional life. He works hard to attract new business and bring awareness to valuable resources in the community... He is Bank Independent Shoals Area President Bill Howard.
    • January 7, 2013

      Joy of Sharing Surpasses Goals

      Sheffield, Ala. – Monday, January 7, 2013 – The Bank Independent and WAFF 48 Joy of Sharing Toy Drive Campaign collected more than 2,400 toys—surpassing last year’s donations by almost 1,000 toys—which were donated to local charities throughout north Alabama for Christmas.
    • November 23, 2012

      Joy of Sharing 2nd Annual Toy Drive

      Sheffield, Ala. – Friday, November 23, 2012 – Bank Independent is teaming up with the WAFF 48 for the second year in a row for the Joy of Sharing Toy Drive Campaign. All Bank Independent lobby locations are now exclusive drop-off destinations for collecting toys to distribute to partnered organizations in local areas during the holiday season. 
    • November 16, 2012

      Muscle Shoals Christmas Pre-Parade Open House

      Muscle Shoals, Ala. – Friday, November 16, 2012 – Bank Independent will kick off the holiday season with a Christmas open house from 5-7 p.m., prior to the Muscle Shoals Bank Independent Christmas parade on Tuesday, December 4, 2012.
    • November 6, 2012

      Bank Independent Awards $3500 in Scholarship to UNA Student

      Sheffield, Ala. – Wednesday, November 6, 2012 – Bank Independent awarded $3,500 in scholarship money to a University of North Alabama student during the Bank Independent Halftime Challenge on Saturday. Coleman Barron, a junior from Pickwick Dam, TN, won the halftime challenge at the final UNA home football game, taking home the semester’s worth of tuition after competing against three other UNA students for the grand prize.
    • October 26, 2012

      Athens State Board of Trustees

      Sheffield, Ala. – Wednesday, September 26– Bank Independent President Macke Mauldin was appointed by Gov. Robert Bentley to the first Athens State University board of trustees on Friday, September 21, 2012. “It’s a great honor to be appointed to the Athens State board of trustees,” shares Bank Independent President Macke Maudlin. “
    • October 26, 2012

      UNA Scholarship Challenge

      Sheffield, Ala. – Friday, October 26, 2012 –  Bank Independent brings four students from the University of North Alabama the opportunity to compete to win $3,500 in scholarship money during the final UNA home football game on Saturday, November 3.
    • October 10, 2012

      Red Bay Founders Day

      Red Bay, Ala. – Monday, September 10, 2012 –The local Bank Independent will participate in the Red Bay Founders Day celebration on Saturday, September 15, 2012. The local Bank Independent team members will be on site at the Bank Independent booth to answer any questions or provide any information to customers and future customers.
    • September 26, 2012

      Mickey McClure Joins Bank Independent Team

      Florence, Ala. – Wednesday, September 26, 2012– Bank Independent welcomes Florence native, Mickey McClure, to the Bank Independent team as Senior Vice President Sales Officer. Mickey joins the Pine Street Branch in Florence where he will assist with sales of Bank Independent’s business, personal and mortgage loans.
    • August 31, 2012

      Bank Independent Partners with UNA

      Florence, Ala. – Friday, August 31, 2012 – Bank Independent will team up with the University of North Alabama to provide UNA students the opportunity to win scholarship money during halftime of every home game. All past winners will come together at the final home game to compete at halftime for a semester’s worth of tuition, paid for by Bank Independent.
    • August 31, 2012

      Bank Independent Employees Graduate from Alabama Bankng School

      Florence, Ala. – Friday, August 31, 2012 – Two Bank Independent team members recently graduated from the Alabama Banking School, a three-year banking program sponsored by the Alabama Bankers Association. Chris Estave and Dustin Rhodes—team members at the Florence Bank Independent on Pine Street—were two of 35 bankers who graduated Friday, July 27, 2012, after completing three years of study that included one week per year spent at the Alabama Banking School and an intensive curriculum on bank related courses.
    • August 24, 2012

      Killen Founders Day

      Killen, Ala. – Friday, August 24, 2012 –Bank Independent team members will take part in the parade and be on site for the car show to celebrate Killen Founders Day this weekend.
    • August 22, 2012

      Lawrence County Teacher Institute Planning Session

      Moulton, Ala. – Wednesday, August 22, 2012 – Bank Independent hosted over 600 teachers at the annual Lawrence County Teacher Institute Planning Session this past Friday, August 17, 2012, at the Lawrence County High School.
    • July 19, 2012

      Volunteers at Lauderdale County Animal Shelter

      Florence, Ala. – Monday, July 9, 2012 – Serving others and the local community is the heart of Bank Independent and its team members. Operation Helping Hands, a Bank Independent sponsored initiative that encourages its team members to volunteer in the local community, encourages Bank Independent team members to take a day from work and volunteer at the Lauderdale County Animal Shelter.
    • July 13, 2012

      WC Handy Park and Soul

      Florence, Ala. – Friday, July 13, 2012 – Bank Independent will take part in the WC Handy Festival as the sole sponsor for the “Park and Soul” event at Wilson Park on Friday, July 27, from 7 until 9 p.m.
    • July 9, 2012

      Lexington Bank Independent Holds Open House

      Bank Independent invites their Lauderdale County customers and residents to the Lexington Open House to see the newly remodeled community center on Friday, July 13, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.