United Security Bank, Sparta, GA failed this weekend. United Security Bank had $157 million in assets and $150 million in deposits and two branches, one branch operatedas the including the branch in Woodstock, GA that operated as Bank of Woodstock. The bank, of Moultrie, Ga., assumed the assets and deposits of the failed bank. United Security Bank failure is expected to cost the FDIC fund an estimated $58 million. The failure of United Security Bank makes the 21st Georgia bank failure this year>Gerogia has had more bank failures than in any other state.
The FDIC press release:
"On Friday, November 6, 2009, United Security Bank, Sparta, GA (including the branch that operated as the Bank of Woodstock) was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver "