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Powell Valley National Bank Announces Special Homebuyer Programs

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 »

5 Benefits of Online/Mobile Banking

1. Bank Anytime, Anywhere Pay your bills in bed, check your balance on the couch, send money to someone across the country… With online/mobile banking, you have access to a 24/7, virtual branch of the bank. You can take PVNB with you anywhere, anytime! 2. Increase Security & Control With mobile and online banking, you’re… 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 »

Letters from Leton: Red Corduroy Pants

As we prepare for our Annual Shareholders Meeting on Friday and our first annual meeting without George, I’d like to share this story with you. Back in December, George and Karen came by to enjoy Christmas lunch with the Jonesville staff. George was wearing red corduroy pants, and it was the last time I saw… Read more »

VAROB at Weber City Elementary

Powell Valley National Bank Proud to Sponsor Weber City Elementary School for Virginia Reads One Book

Weber City, VA — More than 60,000 public school students and their families from across Virginia will read the same book on the same schedule starting Friday, March 1. It’s all part of Virginia Reads One Book — a new reading program from Richmond-based Read to Them.  Powell Valley National Bank is a proud sponsor… Read more »


Letters From Leton: One Ringy Dingy

A number of years ago, Tammie and I had the opportunity to meet and spend some time with Lily Tomlin at a Barter Event. Very kind and warm lady. Ms. Tomlin has played a lot of memorable characters over the years, including Ernestine the Operator (she did a take on Ernestine at the Barter event).… Read more »

Gas Pumps

How to Use Your Smartphone to Detect Card Skimmers at Gas Pumps

Card skimmers are small electronic devices that criminals put in gas pumps to steal people’s card information when they pay for gas at the pump. The Texas Department of Agriculture recently released a video about avoiding card skimmers, and one of the most interesting tips was to use your smartphone to check for Bluetooth signals… Read more »