SOURCE: United Community Banks, Inc.

February 20, 2008 15:03 ET

United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2008 Regional Bank Conference

BLAIRSVILLE, GA--(Marketwire - February 20, 2008) - United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) announced that they will participate in the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2008 Regional Bank Conference which will be held February 27 and February 28 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 10:25 a.m. ET, on Wednesday, February 27.

Also attending the conference are United's executive vice president and chief risk officer, David Shearrow, and Gary Guthrie, president of Atlanta's residential construction.

The presentation will be web cast and can be accessed at the company's web site,, by choosing Presentations within the Investor Relations tab. 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's web site for 180 days 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 $8.2 billion and operates 27 community banks with 111 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

Contact Information

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    Rex S. Schuette
    Chief Financial Officer
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