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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 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 27, 2020  

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Southern First Bancshares, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
South Carolina
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
000-27719       58-2459561
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
100 Verdae Boulevard, Suite 100, Greenville, SC 29607
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
 
(864) 679-9000
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
 
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class       Trading Symbol(s)       Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock SFST The Nasdaq Global Market

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. ☐


ITEM 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On October 27, 2020, Southern First Bancshares, Inc., holding company for Southern First Bank, issued a press release announcing its financial results for the period ended September 30, 2020. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

ITEM 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

      (d) Exhibits       The following exhibit index lists the exhibits that are either filed or furnished with the Current Report on Form 8-K.

EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No. Description
99.1       Earnings Press Release for period ended September 30, 2020.
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)
     

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.

SOUTHERN FIRST BANCSHARES, INC.
 
By: /s/ Michael D. Dowling
Name:    Michael D. Dowling
Title: Chief Financial Officer

October 27, 2020