Southern Bank supports New Year’s Eve celebration

Published 10:02 am Sunday, December 29, 2019

Southern Bank recently presented James Ayers, Manteo town manager, with a check for the New Year in the New World, the New Year’s Eve celebration in Manteo. Southern Bank is a lead sponsor for the event.

“We are both pleased and honored to sponsor this annual event to kick off the New Year in Manteo,” said Jason Waughtel, senior vice president and coastal region executive for Southern Bank. “We hope that everyone will come out and help us celebrate the start of another exciting year for our community, as we look forward to an exciting future together.”

Founded in 1901, Southern Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. With its Corporate Headquarters located in Mount Olive, the bank has total assets of approximately $2.9 billion and over 60 locations serving North Carolina and Virginia. More information about Southern Bank is available at

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