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) November 30, 2012



New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Virginia   000-33411   31-1804543

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

67 Commerce Drive, Honaker, Virginia 24260

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number including area code: (276) 873-7000

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



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Item 8.01 Other Events

On November 30, 2012, New Peoples Bankshares, Inc. (“Company”) Board of Directors extended the common stock public offering from November 30, 2012 to December 20, 2012. At this time the offering cannot be extended past December 31, 2012.

The extension is required due to a requested regulatory approval which is pending. Assuming the approval is received as requested and prior to the expiration of the offering and based upon commitments and subscriptions received to date, the Company believes it will raise approximately $12 million in the offering, exceeding the $10.0 million minimum.


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.


  New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.

Date: November 30, 2012



  Name:   C. Todd Asbury
  Title:   Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer