Cities In The News


Helen officials grant extension for carriage operators

November 13, 2019

Access North Georgia

The Helen City Commission voted Tuesday to allow carriage operators in the city three additional weeks to secure private property for their operations.

Helen to replace playground equipment at Riverside park

September 19, 2019

White County News Telegraph

Helen City Commissioners approved purchasing new playground equipment for the park.

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.


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.