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Citizens Bank of Lawrence County to Open Second Branch in Loretto, Tennessee

Citizens Bank of Lawrence County, a Branch of Wayne County Bank, will soon celebrate the groundbreaking of a new branch office in Loretto, Tennessee. This will be their second ground-up branch office to open in Lawrence County in less than a year. The first branch, located in Lawrenceburg, opened in August 2022. The Loretto branch is expected to finish construction in early 2023.  

“We are very appreciative of our existing Lawrence County customers and look forward to expanding our relationship with customers and local businesses with this new branch in Loretto,” says Martin L. Haggard, Jr., President and CEO of Wayne County Bank. “We value this opportunity to extend our services further into the community.”   

The new 3,200-square-foot office will be located at 100 South Military Street, across the street from the U.S. post office. The Loretto branch is a more intimate version of the prototype recently completed in Lawrenceburg and features a two-station teller line, multiple lending offices, and a full drive-through ATM. In addition, the new branch will include four offices and a conference room located within the unique tower element on the exterior of the building. 

“The branch is a continuation of the same level of quality and convenience our customers have experienced with us for a century,” Haggard, Jr. says. “When planning this new branch, we did so with our commitment to uphold our standard of banking services for every Wayne County Bank customer at the heart of the project.”  

Through its 100-year history, Wayne County Bank takes pride in having the friendly personal touch that has been their hallmark since 1914. The upcoming Loretto branch will uphold that principle with features such as a comfortable waiting area and a concierge desk positioned to greet customers upon entry.  

Honoring its customer-driven approach, Wayne County Bank elected to once again partner with Atlanta-based Eclipse Brand Builders to design and construct its second new branch in Lawrence County. Eclipse’s demonstrated detail-driven capabilities and background with financial institutions work together to deliver a branch design that aligns with the bank’s character and reputation. Citizens Bank of Lawrence County’s customers will continue to benefit from services such as rewards checking, competitive-rate loans for personal and business needs, digital banking, and more.