SOURCE: United Community Banks, Inc.

February 27, 2007 14:20 ET

United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the Raymond James & Associates 28th Annual Institutional Investors Conference

BLAIRSVILLE, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 27, 2007 -- United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) today announced that Jimmy Tallent, President and Chief Executive Officer, together with Rex Schuette, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will make a presentation at the 28th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, March 5 beginning at 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference is hosted by Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

The presentation, which will highlight the company's business strategy and financial performance, will be web cast and can be accessed through 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 thirty days following the presentation.

About United Community Banks, Inc.

Headquartered in Blairsville, United Community Banks is the third-largest holding company in Georgia. United Community Banks has assets of $7.1 billion and operates 26 community banks with 102 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 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
    706-781-2265
    Email Contact