• ANNOUNCEMENT: Loan Quick Pay Service To Be Discontinued, Effective April 15, 2021

    Mar 08, 2021

    Enhancements to our digital services included options for making loan payments. As a result, we will discontinue the Loan Quick Pay service, effective April 15, 2021.Full Story

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  • BCT Launches Banking On Diversity-Minority Business Fund With Three Other Community Banks

    Feb 09, 2021

    Charles Town, WV, February 9, 2021 /PR Newswire/ (OTC:PTBS) – BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, announced today the launch of the Banking On Diversity initiative, a minority business funding program to improve and develop local communities. Full Story

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  • Potomac Bancshares, Inc. Reports 2020 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results

    Feb 03, 2021

    CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC: PTBS), the one bank holding Company for Bank of Charles Town (BCT), for the quarter ended December 31, 2020 earned $1.142 million or $0.28 per share compared to $0.859 million or $0.21 per share for the quarter ended December 31, 2019, an increase of 33.3%. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2020 was $3.785 million or $0.92 per share compared to $3.213 million or $0.78 per shareFull Story

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  • Customer Experience Survey Begins February 17 ,2021

    At BCT, our desire is to provide positive experiences that are meaningful to your financial journey. To help us know how we’re doing, we will conduct our second Customer Experience Survey on February 17, 2021. Your feedback provides clarity about what is working well and where we need to improve. ​Full Story

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    Alice Frazier, President & CEO
  • Potomac Bancshares, Inc. Declares Dividend

    Jan 21, 2021

    Charles Town, WV, January 21, 2021 / PR Newswire / – The Board of Directors of Potomac Bancshares, Inc. (OTC: PTBS), the one bank holding company for Bank of Charles Town (BCT), declared a $0.07 per share dividend at their January board meeting. The dividend is for all shareholders of record on February 3, 2021 and will be paid on February 10, 2021. Full Story

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  • Happy New Year and Welcome 2021!

    Jan 01, 2021

    Who is looking forward to a new year and a fresh start? The year 2020 presented you, the communities we live in, and the BCT team with many unforeseen challenges to our daily lives. Tragically, for some, the loss of loved ones brought you great sadness, for whom we offer our sincerest condolences. For those who are weary from keeping businesses open and family budgets afloat, we offer our encouragement and empathy. Hopefully, the many lessons we have learned will result inFull Story

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    Alice Frazier, President & CEO
  • BCT Email Addresses Changed to @MYBCT.BANK

    Jan 01, 2021

    To match our website's new domain mybct.bank, all BCT email addresses will change to the .bank (dot bank) domain format, effective January 1, 2021. This means BCT email addresses will end in @mybct.bank. All email using the former domain @mybct.com (dot com) will be forwarded to the new address. Please update BCT email addresses on file with the new domain @mybct.bank. Also, you may need to delete old addresses from your auto-fill. Contact Customer Care with any questions at 1-800-296-8431. ​Full Story

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  • BCT-Bank of Charles Town Launches Food Drive, Donating $5 Per Pound of Food Up To $10,000

    Nov 20, 2020

    Charles Town, WV, /PR Newswire/ (OTC:PTBS) –BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, through its BCTCares For The Hungry initiative, recently launched a food drive to support the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on local families’ food insecurity. Additionally, BCT will donate $5 for every pound of food donated, up to $10,000. The food drive concludes December 4, 2020. Food donations can be left at collection receptacles at any BCT branch. Full Story

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  • BCT Selected 2020 Large Business of the Year

    Nov 04, 2020

    CHARLES TOWN, WV, November 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ (OTC:PTBS) BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, was awarded the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year 2020. The honor was officially awarded on November 4, 2020 at the virtual 94th Annual Celebration of the Chamber.Full Story

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    BCT Awarded "Large Business of the Year 2020"
  • Potomac Bancshares, Inc. Reports 2020 Third Quarter Results

    Nov 03, 2020

    CHARLES TOWN, WV, November 3, 2020 / PRNewswire/ - Potomac Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC: PTBS), the one bank holding Company for Bank of Charles Town (BCT), for the quarter ended September 30, 2020 earned $1.098 million or $0.27 per share compared to $0.917 million or $0.22 per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2019, an increase of 19.7%. For the nine months ended September 30, 2020 net income was $2.643 million or $0.64 per share compared to $2.354 million or $0.57 per shareFull Story

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  • BCT-Bank of Charles Town named "Best Bank To Work For"

    Oct 28, 2020

    CHARLES TOWN, WV, October 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ (OTC:PTBS) BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, has been named one of the Best Banks to Work For in 2020. This is the second consecutive year BCT has been selected for this honor. The Best Banks to Work For program, which was initiated in 2013 by American Banker and Best Companies Group, identifies, recognizes and honors U.S. banks for outstanding employee satisfaction. Full results of this year’s program are availa​Full Story

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  • Potomac Bancshares, Inc. Declares Dividend

    Oct 22, 2020

    Charles Town, WV, October 22, 2020 / PR Newswire / – The Board of Directors of Potomac Bancshares, Inc. (OTC: PTBS), the one bank holding company for Bank of Charles Town (BCT), declared a $0.07 per share dividend at their October board meeting. The dividend is for all shareholders of record on November 2, 2020 and will be paid on November 9, 2020. Full Story

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  • Potomac Bancshares, Inc. Appoints William A. White to the Board of Directors

    Oct 20, 2020

    CHARLES TOWN, WV, October 20, 2020 (OTC:PTBS) - Potomac Bancshares, Inc., the one holding company of BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, announces the appointment of William (Bill) A. White to its Board of Directors, effective October 20, 2020. Mr. White has been serving on BCT’s Advisory Board for the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia since 2019. Full Story

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    William (Bill) A. White
  • Potomac Bancshares, Inc. Issues Private Placement of $10 Million Subordinated Notes

    Charles Town, WV., September 16, 2020 /PR Newswire/ - Potomac Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTC: PTBS), the one bank holding company for Bank of Charles Town announced today the closing of its private placement of $10 million of subordinated notes due 2030 (the “Notes”). Full Story

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  • BCT-The Community's Bank Continues Strategic Appointments, Welcomes Terry Elliott as Senior Vice President

    Sep 03, 2020

    CHARLES TOWN, WV, September 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ (OTC:PTBS) – BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, announced the appointment of Terry L. Elliott to the position of Senior Vice President, Commercial Lender, serving Loudoun County, Prince William County, and Northern Virginia. ​Full Story

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    Terry Elliott, SVP & Commercial Lender
  • BCT-The Community's Bank Welcomes Patrick Flickinger to Lead Leesburg Banking Office

    Aug 18, 2020

    BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, recently announced the appointment of Patrick Flickinger to the position of Branch Manager, serving their banking office in Leesburg, Virginia, at 446 Madison Trade Plaza. In addition to leading initiatives for customer experiences and acquisitions, Mr. Flickinger will manage the branch staff.Full Story

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    Patrick Flickinger, Branch Manager-Leesburg
  • Potomac Bancshares, Inc. Reports 2020 Second Quarter Results

    Aug 03, 2020

    CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC: PTBS), the one bank holding company for Bank of Charles Town (BCT), for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 earned $0.826 million or $0.20 per share compared to $0.818 million or $0.20 per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. Net income was $1.545 million or $0.37 per share for the six months of 2020 compared to $1.437 million or $0.35 per share for the same period in 2019, an increase of 7.5%.Full Story

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  • BCT Launches New Website As Part Of Its Digital Enhancements

    Jul 22, 2020

    BCT launches a new website to meet the growing need for digital experiences and enhancements for its customers. The new site changed BCT's web address to 'mybct.bank' to provide the highest level of safety and security for its customers. Full Story

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  • Potomac Bancshares, Inc. Reports 2020 First Quarter Results

    Apr 28, 2020

    Potomac Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC: PTBS), the one bank holding company for Bank of Charles Town (BCT), for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 earned $0.719 million or $0.17 per share compared to $0.619 million or $0.15 per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. This is a net income increase of 16% over the prior year. Full Story

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  • BCTCares Donates $25,000 To Local Charities For COVID-19 Hunger Relief

    Apr 28, 2020

    BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, today announced it will immediately contribute $25,000 to several localcharitable and philanthropic organizations through its BCTCares For the Hungry initiative. Originally planned as scheduled donations throughout the year, BCT changed course to an immediate infusion to support the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and local families’ growing food insecurity.Full Story

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  • BCT-Bank of Charles Town Announces Anthony Ranghelli as Chief Technology Officer

    Nov 12, 2019

    BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, announced today the recent appointment of Anthony Ranghelli to serve as Chief Technology Officer for the company. Mr. Ranghelli will be responsible for overseeing technology initiatives and operations. Full Story

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  • BCT- Bank of Charles Town Named "Best Bank To Work For"

    Aug 29, 2019

    BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, has been named one of the Best Banks to Work For in 2019. The Best Banks To Work For program, which was initiated in 2013 by American Banker and Best Companies Group, identifies, recognizes and honors U.S. banks for outstanding employee satisfaction. Full results of this year’s program are available at American Banker and in the September issue of American Banker Magazine. Full Story

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  • Kristie Hadley Awarded Outstanding Community Banker by CBWV

    Jun 26, 2019

    Kristie Hadley, Vice President-Market Leader, was awarded the West Virginia Outstanding Community Banker Award by the Community Bankers of West Virginia (CBWV). The award, titled the Robert F. “Bob” Baronner, Jr. Outstanding Community Banker Award, recognizes a community banker in West Virginia who best exemplifies the spirit of community banking, and who is acknowledged by his or her peers as an exceptional banker, community banking advocate and community leader. Full Story

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  • BCT-The Community's Bank Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Leesburg, Virginia Branch

    Jun 04, 2019

    On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, BCT-The Community’s Bank held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its newly opened Leesburg, Virginia branch office at 446 Madison Trade Plaza. Leesburg Mayor Kelly Burk, Vice Mayor Marty Martinez, and Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Bob Wertz joined BCT President and CEO Alice Frazier and BCT’s Relationship Banker for Leesburg’s office Donna McCullough. Also in attendance were many civic and business leaders from the community.Full Story

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