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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Fin

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The 2014 annual meeting of shareholders of United Community Banks, Inc., a Georgia corporation ("United"), was held on May 14, 2014 (the "Annual Meeting"). As of March 15, 2014, the record date of the Annual Meeting, 49,368,394 shares of United's common stock were outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. A total of 38,926,773 shares of United's common stock, constituting a quorum, were represented in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting.

United's shareholders voted on three proposals at the Annual Meeting. The final results of the votes, including the votes cast for, against or withheld, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, relating to each matter are as follows:

Proposal 1. The election of eight directors to constitute the Board of Directors to serve until the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders and until their successors are elected and qualified:

                          For     Withheld  Broker Non-Votes

Robert H. Blalock      36,427,881   678,934    1,819,958
Clifford V. Brokaw     35,888,970 1,217,845    1,819,958
L. Cathy Cox           35,837,059 1,269,756    1,819,958
Steven J. Goldstein    36,467,618   639,197    1,819,958
W.C. Nelson, Jr.       36,428,913   677,902    1,819,958
Thomas A. Richlovsky   36,467,202   639,613    1,819,958
Jimmy C. Tallent       36,429,017   677,798    1,819,958
Tim R. Wallis          36,427,800   679,015    1,819,958

Total:                                         39,926,773

Proposal 2. An advisory "say on pay" resolution supporting the compensation plan for executive officers:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 35,679,017 1,121,484 306,314 1,819,958

Proposal 3. The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for United for the year ending December 31, 2014:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 38,145,682 31,342 246,866 502,883

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On May 14, 2014, United issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per common share payable July 1, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 16, 2014. A copy of United's press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description

99.1 Press Release, dated May 14, 2014

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