The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States.
Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Start Printed Page 45010Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than August 18, 2008.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:
1. City First Enterprises, Inc., to engage de novo through its subsidiary, City First Homes, both of Washington, D.C., in lending and community development activities, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(1), (b)(12)(i), and (b)(12)(ii) of Regulation Y.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Steve Foley, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30309:
1. Early Bancshares, Inc., Blakely, Georgia, to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of One South Bank, Chipley, Florida (in organization), and thereby engage in operating a savings association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. Comments regarding this application must be received not later than August 28, 2008.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 29, 2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E8-17669 Filed 7-31-08; 8:45 am]
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