E.J. FACE, JR.
COMMISSIONER OF
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS



STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION
BUREAU OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS


1300 EAST MAIN STREET
SUITE EIGHT HUNDRED
P.O. BOX 640
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-0640
(804) 371-9657
FAX (804) 371-9416
TDD (804) 371-9206
www.state.va.us/scc



W E E K L Y   I N F O R M A T I O N   B U L L E T I N

  September 8, 2000

SECTION I

Section I of the bulletin is a record, for the preceding week, of the receipt of, and actions on all applications by state chartered banks, bank holding companies, savings institutions, credit unions, industrial loan associations and other entities or persons for: (1) certificates of authority to begin business, (2) acquisitions, (3) branches, (4) trust powers, (5) charter conversions, (6) name changes, (7) changes of location, (8) EFT facilities, and (9) mergers or consolidations. In addition, it lists structural changes of state chartered banks and savings institutions, such as opening and closing of offices and the effective date of mergers, acquisitions and relocations.

This bulletin constitutes the only notice of such activities that you will receive from the Bureau of Financial Institutions. If you desire a public hearing on an application, a written request for such a hearing must be received within 15 days from the date of this bulletin. The request should be addressed to:

E. J. Face, Jr.
Commissioner of Financial Institutions
Post Office Box 640
Richmond, Virginia 23218-0640

Communications other than requests for hearings related to an application will be welcomed and will receive careful consideration. All written communications will be made a part of the application file.

SECTION II

Section II of the bulletin is a record, for your information, of notices received in this office during the preceding week pertaining to various applications by national banks and federal savings institutions to the federal agencies shown below:

Comptroller of the Currency
Southeastern District Office
Marquis One Tower
245 Peachtree Center Ave., N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Office of Thrift Supervision
1475 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Post Office Box 105217
Atlanta, Georgia 30348-5217

Any comments you may wish to make regarding these applications should be addressed directly to the respective federal agency. A copy of your letter will be appreciated.

Weekly Information Bulletin -- prepared and distributed by the
Bureau of Financial Institutions, State Corporation Commission, Commonwealth of Virginia
September 8, 2000

SECTION I

MERGERS

DATE
DESCRIPTION
ACTIVITY
09-01-2000 Southern Financial Bank, Warrenton, Fauquier County, VA to merge into it First Savings Bank of Virginia, Springfield, Fairfax County, VA Effective

APPLICATIONS FILED PURSUANT TO SECTION 6.1-383.1 OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA

DATE
DESCRIPTION
ACTIVITY
09-01-2000 Cardinal Financial Corporation, Fairfax, VA to acquire all the voting shares of Heritage Bancorp, Inc., McLean, VA Effective

APPLICATIONS FILED PURSUANT TO SECTION 6.1-194.87 OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA

09-01-2000 Southern Financial Bancorp, Inc. Warrenton, Fauquier County, VA to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of First Savings Bank of Virginia, Springfield, Fairfax County, VA Effective


BRANCHES OF VIRGINIA BANKS

DATE INSTITUTION LOCATION
ACTIVITY
09-01-2000 Bank of the Commonwealth
Norfolk, VA
4940 West Norfolk Road,
City of Portsmouth, VA
Filed
08-28-2000

Planters Bank & Trust Company of Virginia
Staunton, VA

Units I & J, Suites 13 & 14, Mall Center,
370 Neff Avenue,
City of Harrisonburg, VA
Opened
09-06-2000 Bank of Tazewell
Tazewell, VA
968 West Main Street,
Abingdon, Washington County, VA
Filed
    185 East Main Street,
Wytheville, Wythe County, VA
Filed
    303 South Commerce Street,
Marion, Smyth County, VA
Filed
09-07-2000 Virginia Commerce Bank
Arlington, VA
13881G Metrotech Drive,
Chantilly, Fairfax County, VA
Approved

BRANCH RELOCATIONS

09-06-2000 The Bank of Tidewater
Virginia Beach, VA
From: 2251 West Great Neck Road
To: 2821 Shore Drive,
both in the City of Virginia Beach, VA
Approved

BRANCHES OF OUT-OF-STATE BANKS

08-25-2000 Surrey Bank and Trust
Mount Airy, NC
Route 8 South, Stuart,
Patrick County, VA
Filed

CREDIT UNION REQUESTS FOR FIELD OF MEMBERSHIP EXPANSION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 6.1-225.23:1 OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA

DATE
DESCRIPTION
ACTIVITY
09-05-2000 Virginia Credit Union, Inc., Richmond, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of A&J Technologies, Inc., Richmond, VA (currently 19 employees) Filed
09-05-2000 Virginia Credit Union, Inc., Richmond, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of Sealeze, a Unit of Jason, Inc., Richmond,VA (currently 50 employees) Filed
09-05-2000 Virginia Credit Union, Inc., Richmond, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of The Whitlock Group, Richmond, VA (currently 300 employees) Filed
09-05-2000 Virginia Credit Union, Inc., Richmond, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of Sheridan Books (Virginia employees only), Fredericksburg, Va (currently 240 employees) Filed

SECTION II
APPLICATIONS OF NATIONAL BANKS

None Reported

NO OTHER APPLICATIONS RECEIVED