United Community Banks, Inc.
Sep 13, 2006

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Date For Third Quarter 2006 Earnings Release and Conference Call

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 13, 2006--United Community Banks, Inc. (Nasdaq:UCBI) today announced it would release its third quarter 2006 financial results on Tuesday, October 24, 2006, before the stock market opens. The company will also hold a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET on the same day to discuss its financial results, business highlights and outlook.

The telephone number for the conference call is 800-299-6183, and the password is "UCBI." The conference call will also be web cast and can be accessed by selecting Earnings Conference Calls within the Investor Relations section of the company's web site, www.ucbi.com.

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 $6.3 billion and operates 25 community banks with 95 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: United Community Banks, Inc. Rex S. Schuette, 706-781-2265 Rex_Schuette@ucbi.com

SOURCE: United Community Banks, Inc.