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Bank of South Carolina posts 4Q profit

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Bank of South Carolina Corp. (BKSC) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $849,000.

The bank, based in Charleston, South Carolina, said it had earnings of 17 cents per share.

For the year, the company reported profit of $4.9 million, or 97 cents per share.

Bank of South Carolina shares have declined nearly 1 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has dropped 12 percent in the last 12 months.

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