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Charles E. Gleghorn (center), chairman and CEO of the Bank of Lincoln County, receives a plaque commemorating his induction into the Leaders in Banking Excellence program from Tennessee Bankers Association Chairman Bill Marsh (left) and TBA President Colin Barrett.

Gleghorn honored by state Bankers Association

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 6:01 am

Fayetteville banker Charles E. Gleghorn has been named a Leader in Banking Excellence. Gleghorn was one of two Tennessee bankers honored by the Tennessee Bankers Association (TBA) at the Leaders in Banking Excellence ceremony on Aug. 21, where commemorative plaques highlighting the careers of each of the honorees were unveiled at the TBA’s headquarters building in Nashville. Gleghorn, who serves as chairman and CEO of the Bank of Lincoln County,

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