Workplace Checking


WellStar and Bank of North Georgia have joined together to offer you Workplace Checking

Workplace Checking is a simple, flexible account available exclusively through WellStar that offers benefits you want along with Bank of North Georgia's trademark personal touch.

Getting StartedWe provide a “Switch Kit” to help simplify the move. Bring the completed forms in to a local branch, and we’ll help you complete the account switching process. You won’t even have to make a trip to your current bank.


Balance Requirements

  • $100 minimum deposit to open
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Waive the fee. With a Direct Deposit1 of at least $1.00 made to your account during the monthly statement cycle, you can avoid the $7 monthly service fee.  
  • Reduce the fee. You can earn a $2 convenience credit2 toward the monthly service fee by enrolling in Synovus Online Banking, Mobile Banking and paperless statements.

Key Features

  • A Visa® check card3 with no annual fee and no monthly usage fee.
  • Unlimited fee-free transactions at all Publix® Presto!® ATMs and at any Synovus Bank ATM across the Southeast.
  • Access your account easily and conveniently any time through Synovus Online Banking. Check balances, transfer funds, get email alerts and more.
  • Bank on-the-go with Synovus Mobile Banking4, including text banking and apps for iPhone® and Android™. Check balances, transfer funds, make payments and more, anytime and anywhere.
  • Benefit from free, unlimited Bill Pay5 to help keep your payments on time every month.
  • Get an Oops Card for one free non-sufficient funds/overdraft or stop payment fee.

More Features

  • Unlimited check writing
  • At non-Synovus Bank ATMs, get up to 3 fee-free withdrawals and up to 3 refunds of ATM surcharges per statement cycle.6
  • No fee for official checks and American
  • Express® Travelers Cheques. 
  • Synovus Shopping Rewards™ through Online Banking
  • 25% discount on a safe deposit box7
  • Free notary services





The Workplace Checking account is only available to employees of participating business customers. All accounts are subject to approval.

1 A Direct Deposit is the electronic deposit of your salary, pension, Social Security or other regular monthly income by your employer or another agency. Transfers from one account to another and deposits made at a branch or ATM are not considered Direct Deposits.

2 A $2 credit is applied each month you are registered for these services and only if you do not meet the Direct Deposit requirement.

3 When you apply for a check card, credit card, or other credit product, we will base the approval on a review of your personal credit report and score.

4 Use of Mobile Banking requires your mobile service provider’s data and/or text plan, for which charges may apply.

5 Fees apply to same-day and overnight Bill Pay requests.

6 We will refund the per transaction fee charged for the withdrawal at a non-Synovus Bank ATM up to three times per statement cycle. In addition, we will refund the ATM surcharge fee assessed by an ATM owner up to three times per statement cycle.

7 Subject to availability

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