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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K COMMUNITY FIRST BANCSHARES, INC. OCTOBER 25, 2018)


SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):   October 25, 2018

COMMUNITY FIRST BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Federal
001-38074
82-1147778
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File No.)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

3175 Highway 278, Covington, Georgia
30014
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (770) 786-7088

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 5.03    Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year

On October 25, 2018, Community First Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") changed its fiscal year end from September 30 to December 31.  In connection with the change in fiscal year, the Company amended Article II, Section 2 of its Bylaws to change the date of its annual meetings of shareholders from February to May of each year, which will not effect the date of the 2019 annual meeting of shareholders or the filing of the Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2018.  The Company also amended Article VIII of its Bylaws to change the fiscal year end.  The amendments are subject to the receipt of non-objection from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and are filed herewith as Exhibit 3.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit Number         Description

3




SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

   
COMMUNITY FIRST BANCSHARES, INC.
     
     
DATE: November 1, 2018
By:  
 /s/ Tessa M. Nolan
   
Tessa M. Nolan
   
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer



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Section 2: EX-3 (AMENDMENTS TO BYLAWS)


EXHIBIT 3

AMENDMENTS TO BYLAWS

Article II, Section 2 of the Company's Bylaws is amended to read as follows:
Section 2. Annual Meeting. A meeting of the shareholders of the Company for the election of directors and for the transaction of any other business of the Company shall be held annually within 150 days after the end of the Company's fiscal year on the fourth Thursday of May of each calendar year if not a legal holiday, and if a legal holiday, then on the next day following which is not a legal holiday, or at such other date and time within such 150-day period as the board of directors may determine.

Article VIII of the Company's Bylaws is amended to read as follows:

ARTICLE VIII - Fiscal Year; Annual Audit

The fiscal year of the Company shall end on the last day of December each year. The appointment of accountants shall be subject to annual ratification by the shareholders.




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