The Helen City Commission voted Tuesday to allow carriage operators in the city three additional weeks to secure private property for their operations.
Helen City Commissioners approved purchasing new playground equipment for the park.
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.
The longest-running Oktoberfest kicks off this week in Helen, highlighted by a parade on Saturday, Sept. 7, at noon in downtown.
The cities of Cleveland and Helen are working on park improvements.
The City of Helen held their second budget hearing on Tuesday, June 25, where they approved the budget.
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.