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Hancock Bank to observe Independence Day holiday Saturday

Hancock Bank’s 157 banking and financial services offices in South Mississippi, south central Louisiana, southern Alabama, and north Florida — including Saturday banking branches — will not open on Saturday, July 4, 2009, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

All Hancock Bank locations will remain open for regular business hours on Friday, July 3, 2009, and Monday, July 6, 2009.

Customers can access the conveniences of 24-hour, seven-days-a-week financial services through e-banking at www.hancockbank.com, and 137-plus ATMs across the company’s Gulf South I-10 corridor markets.

Recently ranked among America’s Top 10 Best Banks and as one of the nation’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies, Hancock Bank consistently rates among the strongest, safest banks in the United States. Hancock subsidiaries include Hancock Investment Services, Inc., Hancock Insurance Agency and its divisions of Ross King Walker and J. Everett Eaves, and Harrison Finance Company. Parent company Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ: HBHC) has assets of approximately $7.2 billion.