By Michael D. Bates
Bank mergers these days are occurring more frequently due to a volatile economy and shifting of consumer trends.
And many times, those mergers can be messy.
That is most definitely not the case with the recently completed merger between Drummond Community Bank and Nature Coast Bank. As of Jan. 1, Drummond acquired the two Citrus County Nature Coast branches, located at 1160 U.S. 19 N. in Crystal River and 2455 N. Citrus Hills Blvd., Hernando.