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2016 Gold Level Sponsors

Headwaters Realty



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 see our real estate web site to search listed properties and read about real estate in northeast Georgia.

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

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




Established in 1998, Springer Mountain Farms strives to represent the highest quality in any item that carries our name. From our “Free Farmed,” chemical and antibiotic free chicken, to our premium natural spring water, every effort is made to produce the finest, best tasting products on the market today. Using only natural springs, we are proud to share our water with those who thirst for Mother Nature’s finest.

Susan Wade
Springer Mountain Farms

P.O. Box 516
Mt. Airy, GA 30563
PH: 1-877-826-2322
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2016 Silver Level Sponsors

Cedar Heights Center - Clarkesville Georgia




Laura Bell is the Director of Cedar Heights Wellness Center and operates her Counseling practice here. In addition, we offer many classes and workshops such as Writing for Well Being, Cooking, Yoga, and Photography.  Please check our website to learn more.

Patty Park
Cedar Heights Center
799 Washington Street
Clarkesville, GA  30523
PH: 706-754-1961
FX: 706-754-2319
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Looking for the right place to hold your next meeting or luncheon? Crossroads has the perfect dining area for you! Call today for reservations 706-754-7067. Small or large group . . . we can accomodate you!

Jo Whitt
Crossroads Cafe
4654 Highway 115
Demorest, GA  30535
PH: 706-754-1961
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Mission Statement – HEMC is: “An innovative, member-owned cooperative and community leader serving Northeast Georgia with clean, reliable, affordable energy and providing solutions for efficiency, convenience and security.”

Susan Baker
Habersham EMC
6135 115 E
P. O. Box 25
Clarkesville, GA  30523
PH: (706) 754-2114
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Our purpose is to maintain a strong reputation as an honest mortgage company offering outstanding customer service, exceptional community relationships, and a high level of employee satisfaction.  We strive as a company to meet the needs and wants of our customers, ensuring their arrival at the easiest way home

Corey Cantrell
Homestar Financial Corporation
562 Washington Street
Clarkesville, GA  30523
Cornelia, GA  30531
PH: 706.754.9222
FX: 706.754.2988
Cell: 706.499.5600
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EXPERIENCE * FOCUS * RESULTS.  These are the trademarks of Hotard & Hise, LLC.  From helping buyers and sellers with real estate closings to obtaining the largest monetary award in the history of the mountain judicial circuit, we can handle all of your legal needs.

Gabe Hotard & Tricia Hise
Hotard & Hise, Attorneys at Law
855 Washington Street
P. O. Box 2018
Clarkesville, GA  30523
PH: 706-754-0985
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Jack Bradley Insurance Agency



Providing protection and peace of mind through insurance for our customers since 1960.   Our staff is a group of professionals with a caring and responsive attitude.   Insurance for your personal needs as well as business needs and a department that specializes in senior care products such as Medicare  Supplements, Advantage Plans and  Part D. We are proud to have choices and  we are dedicated to the goal of making your insurance experiences as easy as possible.

Kelley Herrin
Jack Bradley Agency
138 Market Corners Drive
P.O. Box 488
Cornelia, GA  30531
PH: 706.778.2136
FX: 706.778.8598
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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!

Michael Foust
Mark of the Potter
9982 Hwy. 197 North
Clarkesville, GA 30523
PH: 706-947-3440

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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.

Alan NeSmith
The Northeast Georgian
2440 Old Athens Hwy.
P. O. Box 1555
Cornelia, GA 30531
PH: 706-778-4215
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North Georgia Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a residential, public, multi-campus institution of higher education serving the workforce development needs of Northeast Georgia.  The college provides access to student-focused occupational programs at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels; Adult Education; and customized business and industry training through traditional and distance education methodologies and college-wide services.

North Georgia Technical College     

PO Box 65
1500 Hwy 197 N
Clarkesville, GA 30523
Phone: 706-754-7700
Fax: 706-754-7777

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Ernest H. “Bucky” Woods and William R. “Bill” Oliver began practice in the firm of Oliver & Woods with  in 1983. In 1987 Mr. Woods was appointed as Solicitor of the State Court of Habersham County and  re-elected to that post in 1988. In 1992, Mr. Woods ran successfully for one of two Superior Court Judge positions in the Mountain Judicial Circuit of Georgia. In 1999, he was elevated to the position of Chief Judge for the Mountain Judicial Circuit and held that position until he retired from the bench in 2010 and returned to private practice with the law firm of Oliver & Weidner, LLC, reuniting with his former law partner, Bill Oliver.

Earnest H. “Bucky” Woods
Oliver & Weidner, LLC
Suite 300
854 Washington Street
P. O. Box 2017
Clarkesville, GA  30523
PH: 706-754-9000
FX: 706-754-0098
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United Community Bank



United Community Bank is one of the Southeast’s largest full-service banks, operating 133 offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The bank specializes in personalized community banking services for individuals, small businesses and corporations. United Community Bank offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking services including mortgage, advisory, treasury management and other products. Known as “The Bank that SERVICE Built”™, United Community Bank was ranked first in customer satisfaction in the southeast by J.D. Power in both 2014 and 2015 and was ranked fourteenth on the Forbes list of America’s Best Banks in 2015.  For additional information about the company and the bank’s full range of products and services please visit one of our local branches or visit our website at

Theresa Martin
United Community Bank, Inc.
1472 Highway 441 Bypass
P.O. Box 488
Cornelia, GA  30531
PH: 706.894.3429
Main: 706.776.3114
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Serving all of North Georgia and Metro Atlanta. Member: InterNACHI, American Home Inspectors Training Institute, Habersham, White, & Stephens County Board of Realtors.

Jon Wilbanks
Wilbanks Home Inspections
488 Windridge Road
Clarkesville, GA 30523
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Wildwood Outfitters



Kayaking, rafting, and canoeing tours on the Chattachoochee River.  Located at the bridge on Hwy 384, 13 miles south of Helen GA.

Dave & Beverly Gale
Wildwood Outfitters
140 Mossy Creek Point
Cleveland, GA 30528
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2016 Bronze Level Sponsors







Southern Bank & Trust was organized in 2005 by a group of local businessmen and community leaders who share a personal stake in the future of our community. Our hope is that you will take advantage of the many products and services designed to make your life more financially secure.

With local decision making, competitive products, and experienced bankers dedicated to providing a superior quality of service in a warm and friendly environment, Southern Bank & Trust wants to become your community banking partner.

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