First South Bancorp 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 17, 2012
FIRST SOUTH BANCORP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") of First South Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) was held Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. eastern time, at the main office of First South Bank located at 1311 Carolina Avenue, Washington, North Carolina.
The stockholders eligible to vote at the Annual Meeting were those stockholders of record as of April 2, 2012. A certified list of stockholders eligible to vote at the Annual Meeting indicated there were 9,751,271 votes entitled to be cast at the Annual Meeting, of which 3,250,424 votes represents a quorum. A total of 8,043,425 votes, representing 82.5% of the votes eligible to be cast, were present in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting, constituting a quorum.
The purpose of the Annual Meeting was for considering and acting upon the following two matters: the election of two directors of the Company to serve three-year terms, and to ratify the appointment of Turlington and Company, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2012.
Following is the final results of the voting for each the matters presented:
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