(Source: CBS4) BankAtlantic is taken over by BB&T

About One-Third Of BankAtlantic Workers To Lose Jobs

About one-third of Bank Atlantic’s employees will lose their jobs as early as October.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012

(Source: CBS4) BankAtlantic is taken over by BB&T

Regulators Approve Sale Of BankAtlantic To NC-Based BB&T

One more Florida landmark is about to disappear from the horizon with Tuesday’s approval by federal banking regulators of the sale of hometown BankAtlantic to North Carolina-based BB&T. Most of the nearly 80 BankAtlantic branches will get the new name by the end of the year, but still unknown is how many jobs will be lost by the sale.


(Source: FBI) This surveillance photo helped lead the FBI to the alleged robber of a Deerfield Beach bank branch.

Teen Who Bragged Of Deerfield Bank Robbery Arrested In Tennessee

A former Pompano Beach man believed to have robbed a Deerfield Beach branch of BankAtlantic Wednesday was arrested almost a thousand miles away Thursday in a small Tennessee town.



BankAtlantic Parent Company Accused Of Misleading Investors

The parent company of one of Florida’s biggest banks is coming under fire for allegedly duping investors as real estate loans took a turn for the worse in 2007.



BB&T To Expand Presence In South Florida

BB&T Corp. plans to expand its presence in South Florida by acquiring nearly five and half billion in healthy loans, deposits and bank branches from BankAtlantic.


Lysandra Russell & Marcia Barry Smith

Focus on South Florida – Dragonfly Darlings Women’s Conference

The Rusell Reading and Life Skills Foundation and BankAtlantic present a special event that honors and empowers mothers and grandmothers.  

My TV 33–09/26/2011

Andrew Leone with the Children’s Services Council of Broward County talks about teaming up with Neighbors 4 Neighbors and BankAtlantic to give children in need basic school supplies.

Focus on South Florida: School Supplies Drive

The Children’s Services Council of Broward County, Neighbors 4 Neighbors, and BankAtlantic team up to collect basic school supplies for children in need.

My TV 33–07/11/2011


Artist Brings “Home” A Special Message To Local Students

A local artist with a commitment to the class room hopes his art will give his students a voice.


Rolando Bolanos

Former Hialeah Cop Rolando Bolaños Jr. Jailed

An ex-Hialeah cop and son of former Hialeah Police Chief Rolando Bolaños surrendered at the Miami-Dade jail Tuesday, to begin serving a 364 day sentence for strong armed robbery.



BankAtlantic Lays Off Dozens Of Employees

South Florida financial staple BankAtlantic announced Friday it laid off 75 workers, or 6 percent of it’s workforce, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel is reporting.