Aided by its first whole-bank acquisition in seven years, City Holding Company (CHCO) in Charleston, W.Va., reported a $10.9 million profit in the fourth quarter of 2012, up 13% from the same quarter a year earlier.

For the full year, the $3.4 billion-asset company said profits fell 4.3%, to $38.9 million, due primarily to expenses related to its acquisition of Virginia Savings Bancorp in Front Royal in May 2012.

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