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Fake Check Scams on the Rise (Especially Among Young Adults) – Avoid Them With These Tips

The Federal Trade Commission recently released new data about fake check scams. Here’s what we learned: Fake Check Scam Facts Complaints about fake check scams increased 65% since 2015. In 2019, over 27,000 fake check scams were reported resulting in over $28 million in losses. Individual median losses were $1,988. People in their 20’s were… Read more »



Work With Us: Teller Position (Pennington Gap)

Powell Valley National Bank is looking to fill a teller position in Pennington Gap with opportunity for advancement into other positions based on technology and sales skills and experience. The teller position is responsible for providing a best in class customer experience while processing transactions and servicing existing and potential customers. The position will be… Read more »



Powell Valley National Bank Announces Special Homebuyer Programs (First Time Homebuyers & Public Service Workers Home Loans)

Jonesville, VA— Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce its participation with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta’s First-Time Homebuyer Program and Community Partners Product Program.  The program provides funding assistance to consumers with down-payment proceeds and closing costs associated with a new home purchase. Buying a home is an important… Read more »



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Powell Valley National Bank Awarded 5-Star Rating for 47 Consecutive Quarters–Bank’s Strong Rating Continued Through Great Recession

Jonesville, Virginia — BauerFinancial, Inc. has recognized Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB) as a 5-Star Rated Institution for the last 47 consecutive quarters.  To earn this superior rating, BauerFinancial, Inc. collects financial reports filed by each bank in the U.S. to its federal regulators, and the data contained is subjected to a comprehensive analysis.  A… Read more »



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Vonda Coffey Joins Powell Valley National Bank

JONESVILLE, VA –Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the addition of Vonda Coffey as Consumer Relationship Manager and Lending Officer of the Bank’s office in Downtown Kingsport located at 240 West Center Street. “We are extremely proud to have a professional community banker such as Vonda joining the officers and staff… Read more »





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Donate Wisely: Avoid Charity Scams

When supporting a cause you care about, you want to make sure your donation goes as far as possible. Before giving, do some research to ensure your gifts go where they’ll do the most good. Research Online If you aren’t already familiar with a good charity to support, start with some Google searches. Simply search… Read more »



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Top 10 Holiday Scam Tips

The Holiday Season is an optimal time for parties, celebration, and fraud. That’s right, cybercriminals enjoy the holidays as much as we do! However, it’s for a much different reason. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the biggest online shopping days of the year, with 12% more Americans expected to partake in 2019 than did… Read more »



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12 Money-Saving Tips for Winter

The trees are beginning to shed their colorful fall leaves, and before we know it, the Appalachian mountains will be dusted with snow. In addition to holidays and hot cocoa, winter also brings a harsh chill which tends to result in some increased expenses. Here are 12 tips to help you save money (and energy!)… Read more »



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PVNB Kingsport Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Kingsport, TN – This month marks the 1-year anniversary of the opening of Powell Valley National Bank’s (PVNB, Bank) full-service office in Kingsport! We invite you to celebrate with us September 30 – October 4, here’s how: Stop by the Kingsport office for daily prize drawings and giveaways! Take advantage of a 1.32% APY* 6… Read more »