Cilla Shaw remembers the day Columbus Bank and Trust Co. got its first automated teller machine.

Ms. Shaw, now vice president of alternative delivery for the lead bank of Columbus, Ga.-based Synovus Financial Corp., was a wide-eyed young teller on Nov. 14, 1972. She recently reminisced about her immediate fascination with the bulky device that banking officials referred to as "newfangled."

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