Capital City Bank, Tallahassee, Fla., said Thursday it has agreed to buy eight Florida offices from the lead bank of First Union Corp., Charlotte, N.C., for an undisclosed sum.

Capital City, a unit of Capital City Bank Group Inc., would acquire $218 million in First Union National Bank deposits in the deal. First Union National will retain the branches' loans.

The offices cover Chipley, Sunny Hills, Port St. Joe, Keystone Heights, Starke, and Palatka.

The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

Capital City Bank has more than $1 billion of assets.

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