Author: powellva

2019 Scam Trends and How to Avoid Them

As consumers learn more about avoiding scams, criminals learn more about creating them. Last year in the U.S. over 50,500 scams were reported to the Better Business Bureau, and at the time of this article, over 9,600 scams have already been reported in 2019. Fraud can come in many different forms and affect people of… Read more »



Powell Valley National Bank Participates in VBA Bank Day Scholarship Program: Virginia High School Seniors Will Shadow Bankers for a Chance to Win College Scholarship Money

Jonesville, VA – On March 19, Virginia high school seniors will spend the day shadowing bankers at Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) as part of Bank Day, a statewide effort sponsored by the Virginia Bankers Association (VBA) Education Foundation and the VBA Emerging Bank Leaders.  The purpose of the day is to expose students… Read more »







5 Tips to Prevent Card Fraud

Card fraud continues to increase year-over-year. In fact, card breaches are now the top source of fraud in the financial industry with 48% of consumers having experienced card fraud at some point. As card fraud increases, criminals continue to develop new methods for targeting cardholders. Here are 5 steps you can take to reduce your… Read more »







Brent Mullins Joins Powell Valley National Bank

Jonesville, Virginia–Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the addition of Brent Mullins as Vice President and Office Manager 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 Brent Mullins joining the officers and staff of… Read more »





7 Tips to Protect Your Identity

Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. In 2017, there were 16.7 million victims of identity fraud in the U.S., according to Javelin Strategy and Research. Powell Valley National Bank recommends following these tips to keep your information – and your money – safe.   Don’t share… Read more »