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Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc.
Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc. Announces Record 2006 EPS of $1.00, Up 37 Percent; Total Assets Surpass $411 Million
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CLBH) today reported record 2006 earnings. Net income was $2.81 million, an increase of 37.9% over the $2.04 million reported in 2005. Diluted earnings per share were $1.00 in 2006 compared with $0.73 for 2005, an increase of 37.0%. Disregarding infrequent items discussed below, diluted earnings per share would have been $0.96 in 2006 compared with $0.74 in 2005, an increase of 30.9%. Per share results were restated to reflect the impact of the six-for-five stock split in 2005. Performance reflects strong growth in loans and deposits, a steady margin, and continued improvement in asset quality.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers Cargo Bay Road Gate, Other Matters
HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will consider the Cargo Bay Road Gate and other matters on Monday, January 22, beginning at 9 a.m. in the board room of the PHA Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz Nobel Izard, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. -- HOS
HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 19, 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 District of Louisiana on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. ("Hornbeck" or the "Company") (NYSE: HOS) between November 1, 2006 and January 10, 2007, inclusive, (the "Class Period").