First National Bank of East Texas to Open Longview Branch This Summer

Gilmer-based First National Bank of East Texas is renovating a building at 1701 W. Loop 281 in Longview where a Capital One branch used to operate. The new branch of First National Bank of East Texas will open in May or June, according to the Longview News-Journal. The 3,000-square-foot building is undergoing a complete renovation, … Read more

Texas Bankers Foundation Presents 2020 Cornerstone and LiFE Awards

The Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, presented the annual Cornerstone and Leaders in Financial Education (LiFE) awards to banks at a special virtual video presentation on December 3. The Cornerstone Award recognizes excellence in community involvement by Texas banks. The following banks were honored with the 2020 Cornerstone Award. … Read more

First National Bank of Gilmer Announces New Unified Name for East Texas Banking Network

This year marks the 120th anniversary of the founding of First National Bank of Gilmer and its commitment to the banking needs of East Texas communities. In honor of this milestone, on August 1 Danny Weems, president and CEO, announced that its system of banks—First National Bank of Gilmer, Wood County National Bank, Texas American … Read more