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First Security Group, Inc.
First Security Group, Inc. to Report Third Quarter Earnings
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- First Security Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSGI) announced today that it will report third quarter earnings on Tuesday, October 18, 2005, before the market opens and hold a conference call and simultaneous web cast at 3 pm E.T. The release and supporting financial information may be found on the corporate info/investor relations page of the First Security website www.fsgbank.com.
Old National Bancorp
Old National Closes Sale of Financial Centers in Clarksville, Tennessee
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old National Bancorp (NYSE:ONB) announced today that it officially sold all five of its financial centers in Clarksville, Tennessee, to Greene County Bank, a subsidiary of Greene County Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GCBS) on October 7, 2005. Greene County Bank, based in Greeneville, Tennessee, has purchased the deposits, facilities and certain loans of Old National Bank's Clarksville financial centers.
WTRG Corp. Files Suit Against APEX Resources Group
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- WTRG Corp., a leading online consulting and marketing service established in 2005, today announced that a Notice of Claim was filed Wednesday, October 5, 2005 in the Provincial Court of British Columbia (Registry File Number 0509187).
Heritage Oaks Bancorp
Heritage Oaks Bancorp Third Quarter Earnings Increase 51% to a Record $1.8 Million
PASO ROBLES, Calif., Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Heritage Oaks Bancorp (Nasdaq:HEOP), the parent company of Heritage Oaks Bank, today reported record third quarter profits fueled by strong loan growth, excellent deposit growth, expanding net interest margin and solid asset quality. Net income increased 51% to $1.8 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2005, compared to $1.2 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, in the third quarter a year ago. For the first nine months of 2005, net income increased 49% to $4.8 million, compared to $3.2 million in the first nine months of 2004.
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Labs Files Universal Shelf Registration Statement
WARRINGTON, Pa., Oct. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) announced today that it has filed a universal shelf registration statement with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to the possible issuance of up to $100 million in securities. The filing should allow Discovery flexibility as to the type of security it could choose to sell, including common stock, preferred stock, and varying forms of debt securities, and is intended to enable Discovery to react to market opportunities as they arise.