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Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 5:54PM

Gainesville, Braselton banks listed as among the country's 'healthiest'

By Ken Stanford Reporter
The Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia in Gainesville and Independence Bank of Braselton are among the 200 healthiest banks in the country, according to a new report from Depositaccounts.com.<br /> <br /> Independence Bank is #10 and Chattahoochee Bank is #21. Independence Bank also has a branch in Gainesville.<br /> <br /> In assessing the health of all the banks in the country, Depositaccounts.com says it looked at credit troubles experienced by financial institutions, growth of deposits, and available capital.<br /> <br /> Click on the link below for more details on how the assessments were made and a look at the entire list of the healthiest banks in the country.
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