Macon-Atlanta Bank employees, of Monroe City, grabbed a hard hat and shovel to partake in a ground-breaking ceremony held on March 12. Federal Construction, of Springfield, along with President/CEO Rusty Neil, of Macon-Atlanta State Bank and several employees gathered together to celebrate the new building and plans to begin moving forward.
Neil, stated, “If all goes according as planned and considering the weather corporates, we hope to start work as early as next week.”
Earlier this year, the Board of Directors and employees of Macon-Atlanta State Bank announced the construction of a new branch building to be built in downtown Monroe City. This newly constructed branch will be located across main street from the current branch location. Neil, shared, “There are no plans for the old building as of yet. We have one person interested in the property at this time, but nothing set in stone as for the future of the old bank.”
Macon-Atlanta State Bank opened its doors in Monroe City 6 years ago with the promise and commitment to support the Monroe City community. Macon-Atlanta State Bank is happy to continue that commitment with a newly constructed branch building and the continued promise to serve the Monroe City community for years to come. “We are very excited about a new building,” said Sheila Kendrick, AVP, Branch Manager at Macon-Atlanta State Bank, “this is our commitment to support the growth of Monroe City and the downtown.”