Tidelands Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Tidelands Bank that provides various banking services to individuals, families, entrepreneurs, and small businesses in South Carolina. It offers checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, and certificates of deposit products, as well as retirement accounts and demand deposits. The company s loan portfolio includes commercial and residential real estate mortgage loans, real estate construction loans, commercial and industrial loans, home improvement loans, and automobile loans, as well as consumer loans comprising secured and unsecured installment loans and revolving lines of credit. It also provides other bank services, including safe deposit boxes, traveler s checks, direct deposits, the United States Savings Bonds, and banking by mail. In addition, the company offers Internet banking, bill payment, cash management, remote deposit capture, ACH origination, and mobile banking services. It operates through a network of seven locations serving Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, Horry, Beaufort, Jasper, and Georgetown counties. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.