SOURCE: United Community Banks, Inc.

March 27, 2007 14:00 ET

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Its Annual Shareholders' Meeting

BLAIRSVILLE, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 27, 2007 -- United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) today announced that it will host its annual shareholders' meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, Georgia.

United will conduct a formal business meeting, including the election of directors and a discussion of its business plan and outlook by Jimmy Tallent, President and Chief Executive Officer. United Community Banks' shareholders of record at the close of business March 7, 2007, will be sent notice of the annual meeting, the 2006 Annual Report and proxy materials prior to the meeting.

About United Community Banks, Inc.

Headquartered in Blairsville, United Community Banks is the third-largest bank holding company in Georgia. United Community Banks has assets of $7.1 billion and operates 26 community banks with 103 banking offices located throughout north Georgia, metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia, western North Carolina and east Tennessee. The company specializes in providing personalized community banking services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses in its markets. United Community Banks also offers the convenience of 24-hour access to its services through a network of ATMs, telephone and on-line banking. United Community Banks common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol UCBI. Additional information may be found at the company's web site, www.ucbi.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Rex S. Schuette
    Chief Financial Officer
    706-781-2265
    Email Contact