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United Community Bank announces stock split

United Community Banks, Inc. has announced that its board of directors approved a three-for-two split of the companyís common stock. The stock split is in the form of a stock dividend and will be distributed on April 28 to shareholders of record as of April 14, 2004. The split will bring Unitedís total number of outstanding common shares to approximately 35.3 million.



Memories gets digital processing certification

David Gerwels, Memories Photo & Digital, Knoxville, has recently become a Qualified Digital Processing Center, a retail photo lab capable of making real photos from digital cameras just like film. This qualification was given by Photo Marketing Association, the photo industryís professional trade association. Qualified Digital Processing Centers are dedicated to making digital photography a fun and easy experience for digital camera users of all skill levels.



BMW helping raise

cancer research money

Help raise money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and drive the BMW of your choice Monday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The BMW Ultimate Drive will be at the Grayson BMW located at the corner of Parkside Drive and Lovell Road. For every mile you drive, BMW donates $1 to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The goal for this fund-raiser is $1 million.



Chorneau exhibit at Hanson Gallery

Hanson Gallery is presenting an exhibition of recent works by North Carolina artist Raymond Chorneau. The show opens with an artist reception on Thursday, May 6, at the gallery, located at 5607 Kingston Pike. The public is invited to attend the reception which runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The show, entitled Recent Works, opens on May 6 and continues through June 8. Raymond Chorneau will be presenting major works on canvas in the main gallery exhibition. His media is oil and wax on canvas and the work is primarily figurative in nature.

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