/ CORRECTION - United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the 2010 Gulf South Bank Conference

May 5, 2010

BLAIRSVILLE, GA, May 05, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- In the news release, "United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the 2010 Gulf South Bank Conference," issued Tuesday, May 4, 2010 by United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI), we are advised by the company that the presentation time in the second paragraph should read "4:40 p.m. CT" rather than "4:40 p.m. ET" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.

United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the 2010 Gulf South Bank Conference

BLAIRSVILLE, GA -- May 4, 2010 -- United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI), announced its participation in the 2010 Gulf South Bank Conference which will be held May 5 through 6, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Jimmy Tallent, president and chief executive officer of United Community Banks, together with executive vice presidents Rex Schuette, United's chief financial officer, and David Shearrow, United's chief risk officer, will present the company's business strategy and financial performance at 4:40 p.m. CT, on Wednesday, May 5.

The presentation will be web cast and can be accessed at the company's web site, www.ucbi.com, by choosing Calendar of Events 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 one year 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 $7.8 billion and operates 27 community banks with 107 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.

For more information:
Rex S. Schuette
Chief Financial Officer
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SOURCE: United Community Banks, Inc.


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