Highlands Bankshares to Participate in FIG Partners East Coast Bank CEO Forum

ABINGDON, Va., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Highlands Bankshares, Inc. (OTC Pink:HBKA), parent company for Highlands Union Bank announced that San Neese, CEO, and Jim Edmondson, CFO of Highlands Union Bank, will be attending the 11th Annual FIG Partners Bank CEO Forum September 28 - 29, 2015, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Midtown, Atlanta.

For more information on the conference, or to schedule a one-on-one meeting, please contact your FIG representative, or Cathy Jeff at 404-601-7224.

About Highlands Bankshares, Inc.

Highlands Bankshares, Inc. is a bank holding company and parent company of Highlands Union Bank. The Company and the Bank are headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, with a total of 14 branches located in Southwest Virginia, Eastern Tennessee and Western North Carolina.

CONTACT: Highlands Bankshares, Inc. Sam Neese, Chief Executive Officer Jim Edmondson, Chief Financial Officer of the Bank Tel: 276-628-9181 The Cereghino Group IR CONTACT: 206-388-5785

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