Beaufort News

Bank of the Ozarks receives high marks

Bank of the Ozarks has been named the top performing bank in the nation by ABA Banking Journal, according to an announcement from the bank.

The Arkansas-based bank topped the list of 25 of "Banking's Top Performers 2011" in the April issue of the journal, a monthly magazine of the American Bankers Association.

The bank, which bought the failed Woodlands Bank last year, has a location at 1 Sherrington Drive in Bluffton, according to its website.