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Including Greensboro, Winston Salem, Burlington, High Point, Lexington, Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Asheboro, Reidsville, Mount Airy, and 55 other towns.

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Greensboro is the third-largest city in North Carolina, with a population of about 280,000 residents. Greensboro's officially designated federal metropolitan area has about 725,000 people, but the larger region, including Winston-Salem, has about 1.6 million people. Other notable cities in the region include Burlington, High Point, Asheboro, Kernersville, Lexington, Mount Airy, Reidsville and Clemmons.

The financial sector is a major employer in the Greensboro region, with more than 18,000 people with financial-related jobs. It has been and remains a major banking center, although there are fewer banks headquartered in the region than there used to be. Currently, 13 banks, 21 credit unions call the Greensboro area home. Notable institutions whose headquarters remain in the region include BB&T, Bank of North Carolina, Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Company, NewBridge Bank and CommunityOne Bank. BB&T, which is the most well-known bank in the region, is also the oldest one still operating, having been established in 1872. A large number of other banks have operations in the Greensboro area, and overall there are more than 40 banks and 30 credit unions with a total of about 640 branches in the region.

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PNC $400 Checking Bonus With Bears Debit Card
A friend who lives in Chicago told me he just took advantage of PNC's $400 checking bonus.  He opened a new PNC checking account with a Chicago Bears (aka "Da
Bank Of The Ozarks 13 Month CD Special In Dallas/Fort Worth
Saw this advertised in today’s Dallas Morning News 1.30% APY 13-month CD Special. Limited Time Offer Nine metroplex area locations $1,000 minimum deposit Offer good at DFW Metroplex locations only
Reward Checking And $100 Bonus In North Carolina
Select Bank & Trust has a reward checking account, Easy Green Checking. Rate is a little bit disappointing (1.01% for up to $25,000), but there also a $100 bonus for
Wells Fargo Everyday Checking $100 Offer
$100 offer expires 09/01/2016. Requirements: Open an Everyday Checking account with a $25 minimum deposit. Make 10 debit card purchases/payments within 60 days. Offer Link Offer details courtesy of
Bank Of The Ozarks 15 Month CD 1.36% APY
$1000 minimum; must be new money; advertisement is for New York City branch. I don't know if it's available at other locations.