SOURCE: United Community Banks, Inc.

March 07, 2006 12:47 ET

United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the Cohen Bros. & Company Second Annual Investors Conference

BLAIRSVILLE, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 7, 2006 -- United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) today announced it would participate in the Second Annual Investors Conference in New York on March 13-14. The conference is hosted by Cohen Bros. & Company.

Jimmy Tallent, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Community Banks, together with Rex Schuette, United's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present the company's business strategy and financial performance at 11:00 a.m. ET, on Tuesday, March 14.

The presentation will be web cast and can be accessed at the company's web site, www.ucbi.com, by choosing Investor Relations and Investor Presentations. Those accessing the presentation through this web site should allow extra time to register and download any necessary software. The presentation, including slides, will be available on United Community Banks' web site for three months following the presentation.

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 $5.9 billion and operates 24 community banks with 93 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. 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 National 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