Tidelands Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Tidelands Bank that provides various banking services to professionals, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and their family members in South Carolina. The company offers checking accounts, commercial accounts, savings and money market accounts, retirement accounts, non-interest bearing demand deposits, interest bearing demand deposits, longer-term time deposits, and certificates of deposit. Its 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. The company also offers other bank services, including safe deposit boxes, traveler s checks, direct deposits, United States Savings Bonds, and banking by mail. In addition, it offers courier deposit service for commercial customers; and Internet banking, bill payment, cash management, remote deposit capture, ACH origination, and mobile banking services. It operates through a network of seven full service banking offices. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.