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The Ghosts of Four Chimneys -- New Novel Tells of a Woman's Quest in the Sixties and the Ghosts Who Haunt Her
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- During WW II, General Wild Bill Donovan recruits Hannah Lord's father, Lieutenant Jason Lord, into the OSS. Jason becomes the sole survivor of a betrayed espionage reconnoiter into Czechoslovakia to locate and assess a uranium mine. In 1963, Jason is abducted, and rogue super-power agents threaten Hannah, looking for a map of the mine which they will sell to a terrorist nation. It is hidden in Four Chimneys, the family mansion on Lake Ontario in upstate New York.
New Theory Would Unify Science and Religion
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Nov. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- A new book turns the scientific method on science itself and proposes what could be called the grand unification of science and religion. Jacob's Mirror by Bill McKee claims that one of science's basic assumptions is wrong, but that once it's corrected science resembles a "generic religion" that subscribes to many common religious principles like the Golden Rule.
Perritt Capital Management
Perritt Funds Announces Distribution to Shareholders
CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Perritt Capital Management, advisor to the Perritt Funds, has announced year end distributions to shareholders of record as of November 14, 2006. The Perritt Microcap Opportunities Fund has made an Ordinary Income Distribution of $0.58935 per share and a Long Term Capital Gain Distribution of $2.46516 per share. The Perritt Emerging Opportunities Fund has made an Ordinary Income Distribution of $0.20977 per share and a Long Term Capital Gain Distribution of $0.55165 per share. The distributions were made payable November 15, 2006.
The Savannah Bancorp, Inc.
Savannah Bancorp Declares 5-for-4 Stock Split
SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, the Board of Directors of The Savannah Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:SAVB) declared 5-for-4 stock split in the form of a 25-percent stock dividend. The stock dividend will be distributed on December 15, 2006 to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2006. Fractional share amounts will be paid in cash based on the closing market price on the record date.
The Savannah Bancorp, Inc.
The Savannah Bancorp Announces CEO Change
SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Savannah Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:SAVB) announced today that G. Mike Odom, Jr. will resign as Chief Executive Officer and as a Director effective November 30, 2006. At the same time the Company announced that John C. Helmken II, the current President, will become President and CEO, effective December 1, 2006.