United Community Banks, Inc. to Participate in Sandler O'Neill

United Community Banks, Inc. to Participate in Sandler O'Neill +
Partners, L.P. Financial Services Conference 
BLAIRSVILLE, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/09/12 --  United Community
Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI), announced that they will participate in
the Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. Financial Services Conference
which will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2012, in Aventura,
Florida. 
Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Tallent together with Chief Operating
Officer Lynn Harton, Chief Financial Officer Rex Schuette, and Chief
Risk Officer David Shearrow will discuss the Company's business
strategy and financial performance. 
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 $6.7 billion and operates 27
community banks with 104 banking offices throughout north Georgia,
the Atlanta region, coastal Georgia, western North Carolina and east
Tennessee. 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. 
For more information: 
Rex S. Schuette 
Chief Financial Officer
706-781-2265
rex_schuette@ucbi.com