First Bancshares Acquires Sunshine Financial

Sunshine Financial and its subsidiary, Sunshine Community Bank, merged with and into The First Bancshares, with The First as the surviving bank.

First Bancorp to Acquire Sunshine Financial

First Bancshares, signed a merger agreement with Tallahassee, FL-based Sunshine Financial under which First Bancshares has agreed to acquire 100% of the common stock of Sunshine in a combined stock and cash transaction.