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Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc.
Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc. Reports Earnings for the First Quarter of 2008, Up 6 Percent From the First Quarter of 2007
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc. (Nasdaq:SONA), the holding company for Sonabank, N. A., announced today that net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2008 was $501 thousand compared to $474 thousand during the quarter ended March 31, 2007. Income before taxes for the quarter ended March 31, 2008 was $677 thousand compared to $474 thousand during the quarter ended March 31, 2007 as we did not incur tax expense in the first quarter of 2007.
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc.
Dime Community Bancshares Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:DCOM) (the "Company"), the parent company of The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh (the "Bank"), announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share, payable on May 15, 2008, to all stockholders of record as of April 30, 2008. This dividend is the 44th consecutive quarterly cash dividend paid by the Company.
Alta Mesa Holdings, LP
Meridian Provides Interim Operational Update
HOUSTON, April 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Meridian Resource Corporation (NYSE:TMR) today announced results of recent field exploitation and development activities, increased production and reserve additions. Recent activities in several of the Company's south Louisiana fields have proven successful in scope and targets to arrest declines in production rates while the Company focuses on exploration and development of other play opportunities.