In 1874 the roots of a great tradition were planted. That tradition continues to grow at First National Bank, Your Hometown Bank. First National Bank, under the leadership of Burwell Blanton and his heirs, has grown from its location in downtown Shelby to serve Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, and Rutherford counties and the surrounding areas. First National Bank, which became a nationally chartered bank in 1903, has always been customer focused and community minded. The leadership of First National Bank, a bank with a rich heritage, has been dedicated to the principle of offering to the customer the highest level of service and the most advanced, innovative, and up-to-date banking products available. First National Bank is committed to providing quality, personal, caring service to its customer in all areas of banking, from state-of-the-art electronic banking to full-service financial planning, including Trust, Brokerage, and advisory services. The commitment to serving the customer is a foundational precept at Your Hometown Bank. You will find that we truly want to earn your business.