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January 29, 2014

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Hancock Banks in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida Panhandle, and Panama City Not Open Today
Branches expect to open Thursday as weather related conditions allow

GULFPORT, Miss. (January 29, 2014)—Hancock Bank branches in Mississippi and Alabama as well as Pensacola, Emerald Coast, and Bay County areas of Florida will not open at noon today as planned because of continued hazardous travel advisories throughout those regions.

Hancock expects to open all Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida branches tomorrow as weather related conditions allow.

An updated list of Hancock branch hours in areas affected by winter storms is available at Customers can also bank at their convenience, regardless of branch hours, using online banking at and Hancock’s mobile banking smartphone applications—including mobile check deposit.

Hancock Bank is part of the Hancock Holding Company family of financial services, which also comprises Whitney Bank in Louisiana and Texas; Hancock Investment Services, Inc., and Whitney Investment Services, Inc.; and Hancock Insurance Agency and Whitney Insurance Agency, Inc.