A message to our customers about COVID-19

The health and safety of our customers and employees are our top priority, and we want to share with you just a few of the things we’re doing to ensure both.  We have ramped up cleaning services in all our locations as well as provided hand sanitizers at...

Canary in a Coal Mine

By Darrin Williams, Southern Bancorp, Inc. CEO As appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on Sunday, February 24, 2019 The last week of February is a big week for savings in America and in Arkansas. It’s America Saves Week, and thanks to a recent proclamation from...
Happy Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day!

Happy Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day!

President Ronald Reagan called the federal Earned Income Tax Credit ’the best anti-poverty, the best pro-family, the best job creation measure to come out of Congress.”  This Friday, January 26, 2018, is Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day.  Nationally, an...
The 2016 Annual Report is here!

The 2016 Annual Report is here!

View the Annual Report (PDF) 2016 was a milestone year in Southern Bancorp’s history. From launching our three audacious goals, which will guide our work for the next ten years, to repurchasing $33.8 million dollars in Community Development Capital Initiative (CDCI)...

Turning Tax Time into Savings Time

When it comes to tax time, it’s probably safe to assume that most folks aren’t thinking about savings. But that’s exactly what we at Southern Bancorp had on our mind in 2016 when we unveiled the Split, Save and Win sweepstakes aimed at encouraging people to save a...