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Federal regulators seize Peachtree City-based Bank of Georgia
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(AP) -- Regulators are closing a small Georgia bank, marking the seventh failure of a federally insured bank this year.

The Bank of Georgia, based in Peachtree City, Georgia, was closed Friday, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said.

Fidelity Bank, a subsidiary of Fidelity Southern Corp., agreed to buy $255.3 million of the failed bank's assets and will gain seven locations.

As of June 30, The Bank of Georgia had about $294.2 million in total assets and $280.7 million in total deposits.

The failure is expected to cost the FDIC $23.2 million.

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