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April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014

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Bank celebrates 22 years of highest ranking by BauerFinancial

Home Federal - 88th BauerFinancial Five-Star RatingFor the 88th consecutive quarter, Home Federal Bank has earned the BauerFinancial Five-Star stability rating, the highest possible rating. This five-star rating is shared by fewer than 10 percent of the nation’s banks.

“We’re proud to offer stability, security and a full range of banking services to East Tennessee families and businesses,” Home Federal Bank President Dale Keasling said. “The BauerFinancial Five-Star Superior rating is a good indicator to our customers that their bank is strong and stable.”

BauerFinancial, an independent rating agency, has been analyzing and reporting on the financial condition of the nation’s banking industry since 1983. Each quarter, the private rating firm collects data provided to federal regulators on banks and financial institutions and ranks them based on specific criteria centered on safety and soundness.

Consumers can check the strength of their bank, thrift or credit union at

About Home Federal Bank of Tennessee

Founded in 1924, Home Federal Bank of Tennessee is a locally owned, full-service bank serving East Tennesseans through branches in Knox, Anderson, Blount and Sevier counties. Every quarter since 1991, the bank has earned a 5-Star Superior rating – the highest possible – by independent authority BauerFinancial. For more information, visit