First National Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend and Announces Election of New Corporate Directors

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from First National Corporation

    ORANGEBURG, S.C., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of First
 National Corporation (Amex:   FNC) headquartered in Orangeburg, South Carolina,
 has declared its regular quarterly cash dividend, according to Robert R.
 Horger, Chairman, and C. John Hipp, III, President and Chief Executive
 Officer.  First National Corporation is the parent company of First National
 Bank, National Bank of York County, Florence County National Bank, and
 CreditSouth Financial Services Corporation.
     A cash dividend of 14 cents per share will be payable on May 18, 2001 to
 shareholders of record on May 4, 2001.  The dividend equals that paid in the
 preceding quarter and exceeds the 13 cents per share dividend paid in the
 comparable period a year ago.
     Chairman Horger also announced the election of four new directors to the
 First National Corporation Board of Directors.  Luther J. Battiste, III is a
 partner in the law firm of Johnson, Toal, and Battiste, P.A. with offices in
 Columbia, SC and Orangeburg, SC.  M. Oswald Fogle is the President of Decolam,
 Inc., an Orangeburg-based company engaged in the lamination of boards and in
 general warehousing.  Thomas E. Suggs is the President and Chief Executive
 Officer of Rooney, McArthur & Suggs, Inc., a Columbia-based insurance agency.
 John W. Williamson, III is the President of J. W. Williamson Ginnery, Inc., a
 cotton gin, warehouse, and agricultural products company in Denmark, SC.
 These newly-elected corporate directors have all previously served and will
 continue to serve on the Board of Directors of the corporation's subsidiary
 First National Bank.
     Chairman Horger commented, "We are certainly fortunate to have these
 prominent business leaders join our corporate board.  Each has experience as a
 director of one of our banks and has demonstrated leadership both within our
 banks and within their respective communities.  They join a talented group on
 our corporate board who collectively provide a wealth of experience and local
 knowledge of our markets.  We look forward to their continued contributions to
 the Company."
 
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    ORANGEBURG, S.C., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of First
 National Corporation (Amex:   FNC) headquartered in Orangeburg, South Carolina,
 has declared its regular quarterly cash dividend, according to Robert R.
 Horger, Chairman, and C. John Hipp, III, President and Chief Executive
 Officer.  First National Corporation is the parent company of First National
 Bank, National Bank of York County, Florence County National Bank, and
 CreditSouth Financial Services Corporation.
     A cash dividend of 14 cents per share will be payable on May 18, 2001 to
 shareholders of record on May 4, 2001.  The dividend equals that paid in the
 preceding quarter and exceeds the 13 cents per share dividend paid in the
 comparable period a year ago.
     Chairman Horger also announced the election of four new directors to the
 First National Corporation Board of Directors.  Luther J. Battiste, III is a
 partner in the law firm of Johnson, Toal, and Battiste, P.A. with offices in
 Columbia, SC and Orangeburg, SC.  M. Oswald Fogle is the President of Decolam,
 Inc., an Orangeburg-based company engaged in the lamination of boards and in
 general warehousing.  Thomas E. Suggs is the President and Chief Executive
 Officer of Rooney, McArthur & Suggs, Inc., a Columbia-based insurance agency.
 John W. Williamson, III is the President of J. W. Williamson Ginnery, Inc., a
 cotton gin, warehouse, and agricultural products company in Denmark, SC.
 These newly-elected corporate directors have all previously served and will
 continue to serve on the Board of Directors of the corporation's subsidiary
 First National Bank.
     Chairman Horger commented, "We are certainly fortunate to have these
 prominent business leaders join our corporate board.  Each has experience as a
 director of one of our banks and has demonstrated leadership both within our
 banks and within their respective communities.  They join a talented group on
 our corporate board who collectively provide a wealth of experience and local
 knowledge of our markets.  We look forward to their continued contributions to
 the Company."
 
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