City of Helen 100 years

FEMA Floodplain Map Meeting

Changes are being made to the White County FEMA floodplain map. The White County Commissioners and the City of Helen Building and Zoning Department would like to invite you to the 2016 FEMA floodplain map open house meeting which will discuss the upcoming changes to the FIRM maps and how it will affect residents of the County. The meeting will take place Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the White County Commissioner's Office meeting room at 1235 Helen Hwy, Cleveland, GA. For more information, call Larry Krul at 706-878-2733.

2016 Yaarab Shriner's Parade

Join us for the annual Yaarab Shriner's Parade, Saturday June 11 at 2:00 p.m. in downtown Helen. This event is fun for kids and adults as the shriner's make their way down Main Street in their mini cars and trucks.

2016 Bavarianfest

May 28 from 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. the Helen Chamber of Commerce will honor our Military Servants at the Festhalle. Experience a live Oompah band, dancing, and a festive German atmosphere. There will be imported and domestic beers and wines, soft drinks, wurst on a bun with sauerkraut, hot dogs and snack available for sale. There will be free admission for all active and retired military and veterans (IDs are required). For more information, call 706-878-1908 or go to www.helenchamber.com

Commission Meeting Change of Day

The first Commission Meeting for November (November 3) has been changed to November 2 due to voting. The time remains at 10:00 a.m.

4/4/2016 Coffee With A Cop

Helen Police Department would like you to join them for the monthly Coffee with a Cop. There are no agenda, or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood. The next meeting will be April 4, 2016 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Higher Ground Coffee Shop, 8635 North Main Street. For more information call 706-878-2722 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2015 Civil War Expo

This Civil War re-enactment features skirmishes between the Union and Confederate armies, as well as Sutlers' villages, demonstrations, and camps. November 6-8 at the Riverside Park. For more information email Al Platt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.