GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- Shareholders of HomeTrust Bank of Georgia have approved its acquisition by Trust Company of Georgia, a unit of SunTrust Banks Inc.

Under the previously announced agreement, each share of HomeTrust common stock would be exchanged for 0.38 share of SunTrust. Atlanta-based SunTrust would issue 736,233 shares in the exchange, worth about $29.6 million.

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