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FIRST FINANCIAL HOLDINGS, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

June 23, 2014

Item 8.01 Other Events.

In conjunction with the name change from First Financial Holdings, Inc. to South State Corporation ("the Company") which was approved by the shareholders of the Company on April 22, 2014, the Company will also change its ticker symbol from "SCBT" to "SSB" effective June 30, 2014.

The Company's common stock was also assigned a new CUSIP number, 840441109. The Company's common stock will continue to trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the new ticker symbol "SSB". The Company's outstanding common stock certificates are not affected by the name change; they continue to be valid and do not need to be exchanged. A copy of the Press Release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits. Exhibit No. Description 99.1 Press Release issued by First Financial Holdings, Inc. dated June 23, 2014 2


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