latest news releases from the newsroom
GB&T Bancshares, Inc.
Southern Heritage Joins GB&T Bancshares as New Division of Gainesville Bank & Trust
GAINESVILLE, Ga., Aug. 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB), a multi-bank holding company, announced that the merger with Southern Heritage Bancorp, parent company of Southern Heritage Bank, has been completed, and on Monday, August 2nd, Southern Heritage Bank became a division of the company's lead bank, Gainesville Bank & Trust. This merger significantly increases GB&T's deposit market share in Hall County, boosting total assets in that county alone to over $500 million. This is GB&T's first acquisition within a market where it has existing banking operations. Southern Heritage Bank will continue to operate under the Southern Heritage name, maintaining its identity as a community bank with its same management and board of directors.
American Stellar Energy, Inc.
American Stellar Energy Completes Productive Oil Well
CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Stellar Energy, Inc. (Pink Sheets:AMRS): The Company has been notified by Armen Energy Corp., the project operator, that they have successfully completed the first well, named "1B McKinney". The Pecan Gap Zone has now been perforated, fractured, and is producing oil to tanks. Armen has indicated that it will begin an "Initial Production Test" over the next few days.
Big Cap Communications
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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- 2004 Publisher Berman Investment Group announced today that their recent Free Book and CD offer, which begun on the radio, was aired on television last night. The offer includes Bruce A. Berman's breakthrough book "I GOT HERE. YOU CAN TOO!" and his "Making Money" CD, which together are a $100 value, for free. For more information or for your free copy, the company distributes their free book and CD offer at www.BruceBerman.net
New Packaging for Black Rhino Coffee
ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peabodys Coffee, Inc. (OTCBB:PBDY), owner of the USDA certified organic brand Black Rhino Coffee(tm), announced today it has engaged THOMAS/ferrous, Inc., a leading marketing and communications firm, to implement a comprehensive package re-design for its full line of products.
Hitachi Data Systems Qualifies Emulex's Latest Fibre Channel HBAs for Use with Lightning and Thunder Storage Systems
SANTA CLARA, Calif., and COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT), and Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), the market leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) and embedded storage switches, today announced the qualification of Emulex's LP10000 and dual channel LP10000DC PCI-X Fibre Channel HBAs for use with the Hitachi Data Systems Lightning and Thunder storage systems. Hitachi Data Systems' qualification of Emulex's HBAs with its storage systems ensures seamless operation of the two companies' products for customers using either Windows or Solaris operating environments.
Linux Gold Corp.
Drilling to Commence On Fish Creek Intrusive Target
FAIRBANKS, Alaska, Aug. 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Teryl Resources Corp. (TSX Venture Exchange:TRC) (Pink Sheets:TRYLF) and Linux Gold Corp. (OTCBB:LNXGF) are pleased to announce that drilling is to commence on the Fish Creek intrusive target to test the lithology and to analyze for concentrations of precious/base metals. The Company will also drill 25 vertical eight inch diameter holes on two lines to explore the potential Fish Creek placer gold paystreak, to test two anomalies located last year by a magnetic survey (see Teryl Resources Corp. news release dated July 12, 2004 for details).
Green Dolphin Systems Corp.
Green Dolphin Corporate Update
POWELL, Tenn., Aug. 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Green Dolphin Systems Corp. (Pink Sheets:GDLS) announced that Green Dolphin through its counsel has provided and is continuing to provide information and testimony to the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with its private investigation of the Company. Both Green Dolphin and its counsel are committed to providing any and all additional information or testimony which the staff of the Commission may request.