SOURCE: United Community Banks, Inc.

United Community Banks, Inc.

August 06, 2009 10:00 ET

United Community Banks, Inc. Declares Quarterly Stock Dividend

BLAIRSVILLE, GA--(Marketwire - August 6, 2009) - United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI), Georgia's third-largest bank holding company, announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend that will be paid in shares of common stock on October 1, 2009 to shareholders of record as of September 10, 2009. Each shareholder will receive one new share of common stock for every 130 shares held on September 10, 2009.

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 $8.4 billion and operates 27 community banks with 110 banking offices located throughout north Georgia, the Atlanta region, 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. United Community Banks also offers the convenience of 24-hour access 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 at www.ucbi.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Rex S. Schuette
    Chief Financial Officer
    (706) 781-2266
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