BB&T and SunTrust Banks announced Thursday that they have agreed to merge, forming a new bank that will be headquartered in Charlotte.
BB&T and SunTrust Banks announced Thursday that they have agreed to merge, forming a new bank that will be headquartered in Charlotte. File image
BB&T and SunTrust Banks announced Thursday that they have agreed to merge, forming a new bank that will be headquartered in Charlotte. File image

Joe Marusak has been a reporter for The Charlotte Observer since 1989 covering the people, municipalities and major news events of the region, and was a news bureau editor for the paper. He currently reports on breaking news.