Atlantic Coast, Ameris Receive Stockholder Approval for Merger

The stockholders of Atlantic Coast Financial approved the merger of the company with and into Ameris Bancorp, pursuant to its previously announced agreement and plan of merger.

Ameris Bancorp to Acquire Hamilton State Bancshares

Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Hamilton State Bancshares, the parent company of Hamilton State Bank.