City of Helen 100 years

2018 UpDog International Disc Finals

2018 UpDog International Disc Finals will be held at the beautiful Unicoi State Park March 16-18, 2018. Competition times will be from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily at 1788 Hwy 356, Helen, GA. Come out and enjoy watching the canines flying high. Cost to get into the competition is free; parking is $5. For more information, go to

2018 Water Quality Report

The 2018 Water Quality Report for the City of Helen Water Department is now available. It can be viewed by clicking the Water Report link on the side bar. If you have any questions, please call 706-878-2733.

Helen Road Closure for Paving

Tuesday morning, October 10, 2017, paving will begin on Edelweiss Strasse causing areas of the road to be closed. This will affect the part of Edelweiss Strasse between Munich Strasse at the Festhalle and Bigg Daddys. Paving should only take 2 - 3 days. If you have any questions, call City Hall at 706-878-2733.

City of Helen Commissioner's Election

The City of Helen has five candidates who have qualified for the November 7 election for three commission seats. The candidates are Steve Fowler, Ronnie Helton, Lee Landress, Geneva Elwell and incumbent Judy Holloway. The last day to register to vote is October 10 at the White County Voters Registrar Office. Early voting will begin October 16 through November 3 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) at Helen's City Hall. Election Day, November 7, polls will be open at City Hall from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Five People Qualify for Three Commission Seats

The City of Helen announces the names of five people who have qualified for the three commission seats. They are: Judy Holloway, Steve Fowler, Geneva S. Elwell, Ronnie Helton and Lee Landress. The election will take place on November 7, 2017. More information on the election will be presented as it is available.

2017 Election Qualifying Time and Fee Notice

Pursuant to O.C.G.A 21-2-131 (a)(1), the following qualifying fees  were set by the City of Helen Mayor and Council at the January 3, 2017 Commission meeting setting the qualifying fee for Commission seats at $35.00. General Election to be held on November 7, 2017 for expiring terms of three (3) City Commission seats. The place of qualifying shall be the office of the City Clerk/Election Superintendent located at City Hall, 25 Alpenrosen Strasse, Helen, Georgia.

Pursuant to O.C.G.A 21-2-132(C)(3) & SB 199,  the qualifying period for these seats will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017 and will end at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017. Qualifying packets can be picked up at City Hall during regular business hours during the month of August.

Marilyn Chastain, City Clerk

Notice of Special Called Meeting August 3, 2017


The Helen City Commission does hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at a Special Called Meeting to be held in the Commission Chambers in city hall located at 25 Alpenrosen Strasse, Helen, Georgia 30545 on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. 48-5-32. The public is welcome to attend.