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PAB Bankshares, Inc.
PAB Bankshares, Inc. to Present At Sandler O'Neill Financial Services Conference
VALDOSTA, Ga., Nov. 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- PAB Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:PABK), the holding company for The Park Avenue Bank, announced that they will participate in the 2007 Financial Services Conference in Naples, Florida, sponsored by Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P. on Tuesday, November 13, 2007. Company President and Chief Executive Officer M. Burke Welsh, Jr. will participate in a panel discussion titled "Community Banking in the Southeast" at 2:20 p.m. Eastern Time. Also attending the conference will be Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jay Torbert.
Home BancShares, Inc.
Home BancShares, Inc. to Present At the Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P. 2007 East Coast Financial Services Conference
CONWAY, Ark., Nov. 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOMB) announced that it would participate as a presenter in the Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P. 2007 East Coast Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, November 13 at 1:20 p.m. C.S.T. John Allison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Home BancShares, Inc., will present during Session I as a participant in the Panel III discussion concerning Community Banking in the Southeast.
Pennichuck Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2007 Earnings
MERRIMACK, N.H., Nov. 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pennichuck Corporation (Nasdaq:PNNW) today announced that for its third quarter ended September 30, 2007, net income was $1.6 million, or $.38 per share, compared with net income of $670,000, or $.16 per share, for the same quarter in 2006. The third quarter 2007 increase in earnings was due principally to higher regulated water utility operating income, offset in part by an increase in eminent domain-related costs, higher interest expense, reduced interest income, a lower allowance for funds used during construction ("AFUDC"), and higher income tax expense.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz Nobel Izard P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Office Depot, Inc.
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Schatz Nobel Izard P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida on behalf of all persons who purchased the common stock of Office Depot, Inc. ("Office Depot" or the "Company") (NYSE:ODP) between April 26, 2007 and October 26, 2007, inclusive (the "Class Period").