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2019 City Hall Closure for Good Friday

In order to celebrate Good Friday with our families, Helen City Hall will be closed April 19, 2019. We will return Monday, April 22, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Hotel/Motel and Mix Drink Tax payments that would be made on Friday may be put in the night drop box outside the Helen Police Department or brought into City Hall on Monday. Payments made on Monday will not be considered late. The Friday Alcohol Servers Class will be moved to Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please call 706-878-2733.

Unicoi and Yonah Street Paving

Unicoi and Yonah Street will be paved this week. The milling process will begin on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 and the paving on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The streets will be temporarily closed or have limited access in areas where the paving and milling are taking place. We are sorry for any inconvenience but hope you will be pleased with the improvements. If you have any questions, please call Helen City Hall at 706-878-2733. 

U.S. Congressman Doug Collins to Visit Helen

U.S. Congressman Doug Collins will be in Helen, GA April 16, 2019. Representative Collins will be at Helen's Veteran Park at 726 Brucken Strasse where he will present the family of Private Rondall H. Glaze with metals for the private's military service. The event is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. Please join us as we honor the memory of White County, Georgia's most decorated soldier. If you have any questions, please call Helen City Hall at 706-878-2733.

Helen to Hardman Trail Closed

As you may remember, the Hardman to Helen Trail sustained a significant amount of damage during the flood in spring of 2018. The trail was temporarily repaired to get it opened quickly. On Friday, February 1, the trail will be closed to make the permanent repairs. At this time there is no tentative date for the renovation to be completed. We will let everyone know as soon as the state informs us that the trail is reopened.  If you have any questions, you may call Helen City Hall at 706-878-2733 or the Hardman Farm at 706-878-1077.   

City Hall Closure for Inclement Weather

Due to the threat of inclement weather, Helen City Hall and the Administrative Office of the Police Department will be closed Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Weather permitting, the offices will reopen Wednesday if the roads are safe for travel. During the time the offices are closed, if you need a police officer for a non emergency, call 706-878-2722, Option 1. For an emergency, call 911. We ask everyone to stay safe and do not take unnecessary trips in the event the weather turns treacherous.

Trash schedule for Martin Luther King Holiday

Residential garbage service will be scheduled as normal for Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King Day.  Pleae make sure trash is out by 7 a.m. to ensure pick up.  If you have any questions please call City Hall at 706-878-2733.

Christmas Tree Recycling

The City of Helen will once again offer recycling of your Christmas tree. Bring your live tree (with decorations removed) to the parking lot at the corner of Edelweiss and Chattahoochee Strasse (parking lot on the same side as the Festhalle). There will be a sign at the location to indicate where to drop your tree off, and the City will handle the recycling for you. If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 706-878-2733.

City Hall Closed for Thanksgiving

In observance of Thanksgiving, Helen City Hall and the Helen Police Department Administrative Office will close Wednesday, November 21 at 12:00 p.m. and remain closed Thursday and Friday. We will reopen Monday, November 26 at 8:30 a.m. If you need an officer for a non emergency, call 706-878-2722, Option 1. For an emergency, call 911. We wish you and your family a safe and happy Thanksgiving.