latest news releases from the newsroom
Unique Pizza and Subs
Unique Pizza and Subs Enters Texas Market With Franchise Commitment in Austin
PITTSBURGH, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (Pink Sheets:UPZS) a Delaware Corporation, is pleased to announce the addition of the Lone Star State to its growing list of franchise markets. The new franchise, owned by Mark and Safia Ellison, will be located in the state capitol of Austin, TX, with the first store scheduled to open in July, 2006. Austin is one of America's fastest growing cities with a population of more than 656,000. The franchise encompasses 5 locations due to open within 24 months. Franchisee Mark Ellison stated "My wife and I chose Unique Pizza and Subs for the quality of the product. We are anxious to introduce the best tasting pizza we've ever had to the Texas market." Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation plans to grow the market further by converting approximately 20 additional existing pizza stores over the same time period.
Web.com to Present at the CIBC World Markets 2006 Media, Internet and Telecom Conference
ATLANTA, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Web.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW), the leading destination for websites and web services for small businesses and consumers, today announced that it will present at CIBC World Markets 2006 Media, Internet and Telecom Conference in Boston, MA on Wednesday, May 10, 2006. The company is scheduled to present at 3:30 p.m. EDT (12:30 p.m. PDT).
Mercantile Bank Corporation
Mercantile Bank Corporation Declares Cash Dividend of $0.13 Per Share
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- At a meeting held April 11, 2006, the Board of Directors of Mercantile Bank Corporation (Nasdaq: MBWM) declared a second quarter cash dividend of $0.13 per share on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on June 9, 2006 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 17, 2006. After giving effect to the five percent stock dividend paid on August 1, 2005 and the five percent stock dividend to be paid on May 16, 2006, this represents a 30.3 percent increase over the cash dividend paid in the second quarter of 2005.
Crosspoint Group, Inc.
Crosspoint Group, Inc. Announces Agreement to Purchase and Develop 1,650-Acre Natural Gas Field in Louisiana
MANDEVILLE, La., April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crosspoint Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CPGP) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 50 percent working interest in Ebarb School Field/Converse Field in Sabine Parish, Louisiana. The Ebarb School Field/Converse Field covers over 1,650 acres. The agreement is pending financing and should close within 45 days. The gas production field will be a joint venture between Suncoast Technical Services (Dallas), Fremont (Oklahoma City), with Public Gas Company (NV), a subsidiary of Crosspoint Group, Inc.
Mercantile Bank Corporation
Mercantile Bank Corporation Declares 5 Percent Common Stock Dividend
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- At a meeting held April 11, 2006, the Board of Directors of Mercantile Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:MBWM) declared a five percent stock dividend on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on May 16, 2006 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 24, 2006. The stock dividend will increase shares outstanding to approximately 7,976,829.