Author: powellva

Message From The FTC Regarding Coronavirus Scams

A Message From The Federal Trade Commission Regarding Coronavirus Scams: “As the Coronavirus takes a growing toll on people’s pocketbooks, there are reports that the government will soon be sending money by check or direct deposit to each of us. The details are still being worked out, but there are a few really important things… Read more »



Cybercriminals Taking Advantage of Coronavirus

The vulnerability and anxiety spreading alongside the Coronavirus (COVID-19) present an opportunity for cybercriminals. Over the last few weeks, there’s been an increase in social engineering and phishing campaigns targeting Americans, and Coronavirus-themed phishing kits have emerged for sale on the Dark Web. Taking advantage of widespread fear, cybercriminals have launched fake websites made to… Read more »



Coronavirus Update: PVNB Is Here For You

An update from our President, Chairman, & CEO, Leton Harding, acknowledging the seriousness of the situation, the strength of our region, and the ways PVNB is here to help. “Coronavirus, COVID-19, presents a unique challenge for our Country and Economy. As an institution founded in 1888, having sustained 29 economic recessions and depression, World Wars,… Read more »



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 »



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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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 »