Bank announces layoffs

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MEDFORD, Ore. – PremierWest Bank has announced layoffs in the coming weeks. The bank announced in January it would close 11 branches in Southern Oregon and Northern California, and last month announced plans to sell two of the Northern California branches facing closure to Klamath Falls-based Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union. It’s expected the layoffs will primarily affect support staff. No word on exactly how many will be let go.