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Helen

Helen officials tightening reins on carriage operators

September 12, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The City of Helen is taking back its loading zones for their intended use, but that means horse-and-buggy operators will have to find a new area to pick up and drop off passengers.

Oktoberfest arrives in Helen

September 6, 2019

White County News Telegraph

The longest-running Oktoberfest kicks off this week in Helen, highlighted by a parade on Saturday, Sept. 7, at noon in downtown.

Parks in Cleveland, Helen to undergo improvements

August 22, 2019

White County News Telegraph

The cities of Cleveland and Helen are working on park improvements.

HELEN APPROVES BUDGET AFTER SECOND HEARING

June 28, 2019

White County News Telegraph

The City of Helen held their second budget hearing on Tuesday, June 25, where they approved the budget.

Helen approves first new police position in five years

June 17, 2019

Access North Georgia

While the number of officers hasn’t increased, the volume of visitors and large special events has. Helen remains the third most-visited city in Georgia and is drawing more and more media attention, including recent filming of a TV movie in the downtown area.

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS DISPLAY DEDICATED AT HELEN CITY HALL

June 6, 2019

White County News Telegraph

An exhibit of historical documents was recently dedicated at Helen City Hall.

Helen welcomes 46th annual Helen to Atlantic Balloon Race

May 31, 2019

Access North Georgia

The Helen to Atlantic Balloon Race brings in people from around the globe to watch and participate in the annual ballooning event.

Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail officially reopens Saturday

May 29, 2019

Access North Georgia

The trail is a cooperative effort of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, White County and the City of Helen, with enhancements by the local governments on the Helen end of the trail linking it to the city’s sidewalk system.

HELEN OFFICIALS MOVE TO PROHIBIT FIREWORKS ON CITY PROPERTIES

May 20, 2019

White County News Telegraph

The Helen City Commission plans to prohibit general use of commercial fireworks in city-owned spaces. Helen’s annual Fourth of July fireworks ...

HELEN APPROVES PROPOSAL FROM WHITE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY

April 15, 2019

White County News Telegraph

Helen City Commissioners have approved a revised rate proposal from the White County Water Authority, aimed at addressing water stagnation ...