/ CORRECTION - United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Annual Shareholders' Meeting

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Apr 20, 2010

/ CORRECTION - United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Annual Shareholders' Meeting

BLAIRSVILLE, GA, Apr 20, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- In the news release, "United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Annual Shareholders' Meeting," issued earlier today by United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI), we are advised by the company that the last sentence of the second paragraph should read "United Community Banks' shareholders of record at the close of business March 27, 2010, will receive notice of the annual meeting, the 2009 Annual Report and proxy materials" rather than "United Community Banks' shareholders of record at the close of business February 27, 2010, will receive notice of the annual meeting, the 2009 Annual Report and proxy materials" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Annual Shareholders' Meeting

BLAIRSVILLE, GA--(April 20, 2010) - United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) today announced that it will host its annual shareholders' meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, on the campus of Young Harris College in Young Harris, Georgia.

Jimmy Tallent, president and chief executive officer, and other members of executive management will review and discuss the company's performance and current operating environment. United also will conduct a formal business meeting, including the election of directors. United Community Banks' shareholders of record at the close of business March 27, 2010, will receive notice of the annual meeting, the 2009 Annual Report and proxy materials.

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 $8.0 billion and operates 27 community banks with 107 banking offices 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.

For more information:
Rex S. Schuette
Chief Financial Officer
706-781-2265
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