CCNB, The Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Tideland Health present "Yoga Nite at the Ballpark"

Roll out your Yoga mats! Be a part of Myrtle Beach history and help support the United Way of Horry County! Yoga Nite at the Ballpark is rescheduled for Thursday, October 8. Gates open 5 pm. Coastal Carolina National Bank and Tideland Health present the first annual “Yoga Nite at the Ballpark” on Thursday, October 8, at Field at Pelicans Ballpark. All admission proceeds benefit the United Way of Horry County. A donation of $6 (or more) is suggested. Tickets will only be sold at the door the night of the event. Registration begins at 5 p.m. Tidelands Health representatives, Star 92.1 and local health and wellness businesses showcasing jewelry, commemorative tee shirts, cosmetics, scented oil companies and more will be on site so please come early. Pump Café, from Myrtle Beach will have healthy food available for purchase before and after the event. Class begins at 6 p.m., … Continue reading

Tips To Improve Your Fiscal Fitness

Check out our article in August’s South Carolina Woman Magazine. Achieving Balance – Tips To Improve Your Fiscal Fitness At first glance, the fitness industry and the world of finance might seem like an unusual pairing of subjects. However, as both the director of Marketing for CCNB, Coastal Carolina National Bank, and a fitness professional with over thirty years experience, I found these two industries as disparate as one might think… Click link above to read more.

Horry United Way Goal Increased for New Drive in Horry County

Justin Lee, SVP/Commercial Lending at Coastal Carolina National Bank, shows his support by painting the railing and repairing a shed at the Center For Disabled American Veterans in Myrtle Beach. Lee, and other CCNB Associates participated in last year’s “Annual Day of Caring”. Article from The Sun News/Myrtle Beach online published July 21, 2015 After reaching its fundraising campaign goal for the first time in several years, the United Way of Horry County has increased to $1.3 million the goal for the drive which begins in September. Campaign chairman Justin Lee feels the bigger number “is very attainable.” “I have some big shoes to fill” says the Myrtle Beach banker, crediting 2015 chairwoman Lisa Bourcier. “It appears our community is healing” after the recessionary economy that had prevented the United Way from reaching its $1.275 million goal in recent years. United Way fundraising totals illustrate the depth of the recession … Continue reading

McGraw Joins CCNB Team

CCNB Names Melanie McGraw As New Mortgage Loan Originator June 22, 2015   –– Coastal Carolina National Bank (CCNB) announces Melanie McGraw has joined CCNB as a Mortgage Loan Originator, and will play a vital role as the department continues to expand to better serve the needs of the community. “Prior to joining CCNB’s team, Melanie spent nine years working in real estate industry which makes her a wonderful addition to our mortgage lending team,” says Laurence Bolchoz, President and CEO of Coastal Carolina National Bank. “Our customers will benefit greatly from Melanie’s combined experience as a Realtor, and a mortgage lender,” says Bolchoz. McGraw, a native of Fayette County, West Virginia, attended Marshall University, and The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She is a member of CCAR, Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors, volunteers at an assisted living facility, and is active in her church. McGraw and her family reside in Burgess, South … Continue reading

CCNB Scholarship Winner Named

Photo caption: Lakewood Elementary School Principal James LaPier, and CCNB’s CFO Dawn Kinard present Lily Kate Simpson with this year’s $500 scholarship. MYRTLE BEACH – June 9, 2015 Coastal Carolina National Bank, names Lakewood Elementary student Lily Kate Simpson as this year’s recipient of the 2014-2015 P.A.W.S., “Big Impressions” Bobcat Scholarship Award. The award was established by Lakewood Elementary to recognize one rising sixth-grader who consistently exemplify the following leadership qualities: Pride (P), Achievement (A), Work Ethic (W), and Service (S), and have made “Big Impressions” at school and within the community. Coastal Carolina National Bank’s Chief Financial Officer Dawn Kinard, and Lakewood Elementary School Principal, James LaPier, presented the award at the school’s closing ceremony on Tuesday. “CCNB is proud to sponsor the Lakewood Elementary “Big Impressions” PAWS initiative again this year, and we are happy to join Lakewood Elementary in recognizing the fine qualities Miss Simpson exemplified throughout … Continue reading

CCNB Breaks Ground In NMB

CCNB’s Board of Directors Attend Groundbreaking Event: Shown from left to right: Carl O. Falk, W. John Laymon, Douglas P. Wendel, Laurence S. Bolchoz, Jr., Marilyn B. Hatley, Dennis L. Wade, Henrietta U. Golding, Andrew H. Lesnik, William K. Bogache, M.D., Marsha W. Griffin NMB’s Mayor Marilyn Hatley Joins Other CCNB Board Members And Bank Officials In Ceremony NORTH MYRTLE BEACH – Coastal Carolina National Bank (CCNB) held a Groundbreaking Ceremony on Wednesday, April 22, marking construction of a new 7,000 sq. ft., facility located at the corner of Highway 17 North, and 11th Avenue North, in North Myrtle Beach. CCNB opened its doors in March operating from a temporary facility, at this same location, that will remain open until the new building opens later this winter. “We are very appreciative of the reception we have received so far, and are looking forward to serving the North Myrtle Beach community. … Continue reading


CCNB Bankers Participate in Charity Event April 15, 2015 – Coastal Carolina National Bank’s Robert P. Hucks II, (shown right) Senior Vice President/North Strand Market Executive, Austin Cox, Commercial Loan Officer (shown left), participated in the North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club, “Purses with Purpose” on Thursday, April 16 to help raise money for local charities and programs, as well as area schools and organizations. Event was held at Marina Inn Grand Dunes. “As a community banker, we understand how important it is to provide support to our community in any way we can. When Austin and I were asked to participate, we happily replied with our CCNB motto ‘We Can Do That”. This is going to be an enjoyable event for all those involved”, says Hucks. “ Robert Hucks is a member of the Waccamaw Sertoma Club and serves on the board of the Little River Medical Center (Treasurer) and … Continue reading

CCNB Names Hucks SVP North Strand Market Executive

CCNB Names Hucks SVP North Strand Market Executive Coastal Carolina National Bank Announces Robert P. Hucks II Senior Vice President CCNB’s New North Myrtle Beach Location      March 20, 2015   Coastal Carolina National Bank (CCNB) promotes Robert P. Hucks II to the position of Senior Vice President/North Strand Market Executive.  Hucks, who joined CCNB in 2010, has contributed to the banks growth while serving most recently in the capacity of Commercial Team Leader/SVP.       “Robert has consistently been our top commercial loan producer and we’re very excited to have him lead our entrance into the North Myrtle Beach market,” says Laurence Bolchoz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Coastal Carolina National Bank.  “Our new North Myrtle Beach location is now open at the corner of Hwy 17 Business and 11th Ave North. Monday, March 23, begins a week of festivities celebrating our entrance into the North Strand. … Continue reading

Coastal Carolina National Bank Names Gary Staley Vice President CCNB’s New North Myrtle Beach Location

Coastal Carolina National Bank (CCNB) has named Gary Staley as Vice President/ North Strand Manager of CCNB’s newest location in North Myrtle Beach, and will play a vital role in the branch’s growth and development. “Gary’s expertise in the financial industry runs deep,” say Laurence Bolchoz, President and CEO  of Coastal Carolina National Bank. “Our customers benefit from working with a lender who really knows the beach well,” says Bolchoz. “Gary’s first-hand experience and success in mortgage lending throughout the Carolinas, makes him the perfect addition to our North Myrtle Beach team. Staley, a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina, is a member of the South Brunswick Islands Rotary Club and serves on the Board of Directors of the Brunswick County Literacy Council. Prior to joining CCNB, Staley served as VP/Branch Manager for South State Bank in Sunset Beach, and is the former Mayor Pro Tem and Commissioner for the town … Continue reading


Coastal Carolina National Bank Names New Commercial Loan Officer for North Myrtle Beach March 13, 2015   Coastal Carolina National Bank (CCNB) is pleased to announce the addition of Austin Cox as a Commercial Loan Officer who’s primary focus will be on new business development, and community involvement in the North Strand market. “I am looking forward to the opening of our new branch In North Myrtle Beach slated to open soon,” says Cox. “CCNB’s motto is ‘We Can Do That’, so I am eager to work with business owners on the North Strand and find unique ways to help businesses succeed.” In March, Coastal Carolina National Bank will open a third retail location operating inside a temporary facility while a permanent CCNB building is being constructed at the corner of 11th Avenue North and Highway 17 in North Myrtle Beach.  CCNB has a branch in Garden City, and is headquartered … Continue reading