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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)






Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report: December 20, 2018



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


South Carolina 0-27702 57-1021355
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


256 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (843) 724-1500





(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):


¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 §240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨








On December 20, 2018, the Bank of South Carolina Corporation issued a press release announcing a $0.15 per share cash dividend. The information contained in the press release is deemed to be “filed” under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as Item 8.01 to this report, and such press release is incorporated herein by reference.




(d) Exhibits.


The following Exhibit is filed as part of this report


  Exhibit 99.1 Press release dated December 20, 2018







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.


  Bank of South Carolina Corporation  
  Date: December 20, 2018  
  /s/ Eugene H. Walpole, IV  
  Eugene H. Walpole, IV  
  Chief Financial Officer  
  Executive Vice President  



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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

Exhibit 99.1 

Bank of South Carolina Corporation Declares Dividend

CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Board of Directors of Bank of South Carolina Corporation, (NASDAQ: BKSC) the parent company for The Bank of South Carolina, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share to shareholders of record January 9, 2019, payable January 31, 2019. This represents the 117th quarterly cash dividend paid to shareholders since 1987.

Fleetwood S. Hassell, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "As this represents the 117th quarterly cash dividend paid since our inception over 31 years ago, we remain committed to our business model of soundness, profitability, and growth."

The Bank of South Carolina, a De Novo Charter, which opened in 1987 at 256 Meeting Street, has offices in Summerville, Mt. Pleasant, and the West Ashley community. Our website is Bank of South Carolina Corporation currently trades its common stock on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol "BKSC".

CONTACT: Eugene H. Walpole, IV, TELEPHONE: (843) 724-1500

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