Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
     Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)        October 24, 2006

                          CADENCE FINANCIAL CORPORATION
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

         Mississippi                   1-15773                  64-0694755
(State or other jurisdiction         (Commission               (IRS Employer
      of incorporation)              File Number)           Identification  No.)

301 East Main Street, Starkville, Mississippi                      39759
  (Address of principal executive offices)                      (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code         (662) 343-1341

         (Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

Check  the  appropriate  box  below  if the  Form  8-K  filing  is  intended  to
simultaneously  satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On October  24,  2006,  Cadence  Financial  Corporation  ("NBY")  issued a press
release announcing  financial  information for its third quarter ended September
30, 2006.  The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is
furnished to, but not filed with, the Commission.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)  Exhibits.

     Exhibit Number     Description of Exhibit
     --------------     ----------------------

     99.1               Press release issued October 24, 2006


Pursuant  to the  requirements  of the  Securities  Exchange  Act of  1934,  the
registrant  has duly  caused  this  report  to be  signed  on its  behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                                 CADENCE FINANCIAL CORPORATION

Date: October 24, 2006
                                                By:  /s/ Richard T. Haston
                                                     Richard T. Haston
                                                     Executive Vice President,
                                                     Chief Financial Officer

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit         Description
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99.1            Press Release dated October 24, 2006