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First South Financial receives 5-star rating from

First South has once again received a 5-Star rating from, one of the leading sources of safety and soundness ratings for financial institutions nationwide. 

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first South financial RECEIVES 5-STAR RATING FROM BAUER'S financial

For 24 years and counting, First South Financial has received a perfect 5-Star rating from Bauer's Financial, once of most recognized and highly respected sources of ratings for financial institutions. No bank or credit union can pay to obtain a rating from Bauer's Financial. 

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First South Financial is the first Credit union in Tennessee to acquire a bank

 First South Financial has reached an agreement to purchase WinFirst Bank located in Winchester, Kentucky. This makes First South Financial the first credit union in Tennessee to acquire a bank and the 10th such agreement in 2019.

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First South Financial has opened it's new administrative headquarters at 2723 Summer Oaks Drive in Bartlett, Tennessee. The credit union purchased the building in the summer of 2018 and renovations were completed in May 2019. The Bartlett Banking Center and Mortgage Department are still located at 6471 Stage Road in Bartlett, across Altruria from it's WorldWide Sales and Service Center. This makes the third location for First South in Bartlett since it moved to the area in the mid-1980's.

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