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The Ensemble Theatre
Ensemble Theatre Presents Powerful Classic Production 'A Raisin in the Sun'
HOUSTON, April 18, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Ensemble Theatre is honored to again present one of the most pivotal plays in the history of American Black theatre, Lorraine Vivian Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun". This historic play represented a landmark in its authentic prediction of Black American life and the vivid demonstration of a so gifted artist and creator. The drama is based on sacrifice, heartbreak, trust, love and the family's heroic struggle to stay together in the face of a racist, money-driven society.
Idaho Independent Bank
Idaho Independent Bank Announces Completion of and Commencement of Stock Buy-Back Plans
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, April 18, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Jack W. Gustavel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Idaho Independent Bank ("IIB") (OTCBB:IIBK), announced today that on April 17, 2007, IIB completed the repurchase of $2 million of its Common Stock under its buy-back plan that commenced in 2004 (the "2004 Stock Buy-Back Plan"). As previously announced, with the completion of the 2004 Stock Buy-Back Plan, IIB is commencing the repurchase of an additional $2 million over a period of up to three years (the "2007 Stock Buy-Back Plan").
GB&T Bancshares, Inc.
GB&T Bancshares Reports First Quarter Net Income of $3.7 Million
GAINESVILLE, Ga., April 18, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB), a multi-bank holding company operating seven community banks in fast-growing markets surrounding metropolitan Atlanta, reported a 13.2 percent increase in first quarter 2007 net income to $3.7 million, compared with $3.3 million for the 2006 first quarter. Diluted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2007 were $0.26 compared with $0.25 reported for the year-earlier quarter, up 4.0 percent.