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United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Annual Shareholders' Meeting

BLAIRSVILLE, GA--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2013) - United Community Banks, Inc. ( NASDAQ : UCBI ) announced that it will host its annual shareholders' meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at The Ridges Resort in Young Harris, Georgia.

President and Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Tallent will review and discuss the Company's performance and current operating environment. United also will conduct a formal business meeting. United Community Banks' shareholders of record at the close of business March 23, 2013, will receive notice of the annual meeting.

Proxy materials to include United's 2013 Proxy Statement, 2012 Annual Report, and 2012 Form 10-K are available on-line at ucbi.com/2013proxy, and will remain for a period of one year. E-mail or paper copies can be requested on-line, free of charge.

About United Community Banks, Inc.
Headquartered in Blairsville, United Community Banks, Inc. is the third-largest bank holding company in Georgia. United has assets of $6.8 billion and operates 103 banking offices throughout north Georgia, the Atlanta region, coastal Georgia, western North Carolina, east Tennessee and northwest South Carolina. United specializes in providing personalized community banking services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses and also offers the convenience of 24-hour access through a network of ATMs, telephone and on-line banking. United's common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol UCBI. Additional information may be found at United's website at www.ucbi.com.