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The Soque River Watershed Association (SRWA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to protect and restore the Soque River, its tributaries, and watershed. The Soque River is a major headwater tributary to the Chattahoochee River which serves as the primary drinking water supply for the city of Atlanta. Primary activities of the Association include: organization of a community watershed partnership; grant management of multiple Federal Clean Water Act grants to complete a watershed assessment, draft a watershed protection plan; and implement agricultural and urban stormwater pollution prevention projects that keep our streams and rivers clean and healthy. Visit Our Website

Duncan Hughes, Executive Director
Soque River Watershed Association
P.O. Box 1901
Clarkesville GA 30523


Headwaters Realty is an independent full-service real estate agency serving Northeast Georgia, specializing in river, lake, and mountain property in Habersham, White, Stephens, and Rabun County areas.  Come visit us in person at our office in Clarkesville or visit  web site to search listed properties and read about real estate in northeast Georgia. Visit Our Website

Dale Holmes, Broker
Headwaters Realty
112 Spring Street
Clarkesville, GA 30523
PH: 706-754-5101



We specialize in handmade pottery (functional and the artistic) created by our four potters. We also represent over 25 potters from the region, and carry locally made crafts, jams and jellies, books, and much more. There is something always new to see and discover even though our little mill has not changed much over the years. Hopefully, you and your family will be able to make a trip to the Northeast Georgia mountains to meet us in person! Like us on Facebook

Mark of the Potter
9982 Hwy. 197 North
Clarkesville, GA 30523
PH: 706-947-3444


Marlin Wilbanks owns the property where we stage the race. His generosity allows us to host what many participants of Run and See Georgia Race Circuit consider to be one of the most scenic courses in the state – mountains, leaves changing colors, dirt and paved roads thru the beautiful Soque and Goshen valleys along the headwaters of the Soque River, wildlife, ….what a great way to spend the day!


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The Northeast Georgian is published with pride for the people of Habersham and adjoining counties by Community Newspapers Inc. of Athens, Ga. We believe that strong newspapers build strong communities — “Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity, loyalty, quality and hard work. Like us on Facebook

Alan NeSmith
The Northeast Georgian
2440 Old Athens Hwy.
P. O. Box 1555
Cornelia, GA 30531
PH: 706-778-4215

Built on strong values and family farms, Springer Mountain Farms® is a Mt. Airy, GA based poultry producer that promises the healthiest, most flavorful and top quality chickens on the market. It was the first poultry company in America to be certified by the American Humane Association for the humane treatment of chickens. Springer Mountain Farms® chickens are raised on a pesticide-free vegetarian diet without the use of antibiotics, steroids growth stimulants or hormones. Products are available in national grocery store retailers and featured on the menus of both national and local restaurants throughout the country. To learn more Visit Our Website

P.O. Box 516
Mt. Airy, GA 30563
PH: 1-877-826-2322