United Community Banks, Inc.
Mar 10, 2008

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Date for First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga., Mar 10, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- United Community Banks, Inc. (Nasdaq:UCBI) today announced it would release its first quarter 2008 financial results on Thursday, April 24, 2008, 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.

To access the call you may dial (877) 660-8922 and use the password "UCBI." The conference call will also be web cast and can be accessed by selecting Events & Presentations within the Investor Relations section of the company's web site, www.ucbi.com.

Schedule this webcast into MS-Outlook calendar (click open when prompted):http://apps.shareholder.com/PNWOutlook/t.aspx?m=30107&k=26E678FF

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 109 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.

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SOURCE: Shareholder.com; United Community Banks, Inc.

United Community Banks, Inc. Rex S. Schuette, Chief Financial Officer 706-781-2265 rex_schuette@ucbi.com



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