Wachovia will soon be Wells Fargo. Wachovia had to be bailed out last year to keep from failing.
According to the GDBF Financial Institutions Bulletin, Columbus Bank and Trust is changing its name to CB&T, NA.
According to what I just read on the Synovus website, although the banks will be consolidated under one charter, they will keep their individual, local names. This is good. It is the local flavor that names Synovus special.