2019 News Archive

Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, May 2

Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, May 2

April 24, 2019

Mayor Mike Bodker and City Council will host their next quarterly Town Hall meeting on Thursday, May 2, from 7-9 p.m. at the Municipal Court / Police Department located at 11445 Johns Creek Parkway, Johns Creek, GA 30097.
Ocee Park turf infields complete

Ocee Park turf infields complete

April 17, 2019

Mayor Pro Tem Lenny Zaprowski, Council members John Bradberry, Stephanie Endres, and Chris Coughlin, and city staff marked the completion of the turf infields at Ocee Park on Tuesday afternoon.

Outdoor burning prohibited May 1 through Sept. 30

April 02, 2019

A state-mandated burn ban on all outdoor burning is in effect from May 1 through Sept. 30. 
Be safe, check water release schedule before entering the Chattahoochee River

Be safe, check water release schedule before entering the Chattahoochee River

April 02, 2019

Viewed from a distance, the Chattahoochee River looks like a languid, easy-going river, but its appearance can be dangerously deceptive. When the Corps of Engineers releases water from Lake Lanier, the resulting surge of water can cause the river to rise several feet in a short amount of time.
 
Medlock Bridge/State Bridge intersection public input meeting set for April 23

Medlock Bridge/State Bridge intersection public input meeting set for April 23

April 01, 2019

The community is invited to a public input meeting for Phase 1 of the Medlock Bridge Road (S.R.141) at State Bridge Road intersection improvements on Tuesday, April 23 from 7-9 p.m. at Municipal Court, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.
Dispose of prescription drugs at JCPD’s ‘Drug Take-Back Day’ April 27

Dispose of prescription drugs at JCPD’s ‘Drug Take-Back Day’ April 27

April 01, 2019

The Johns Creek Police Department will participate in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Target, 5950 State Bridge Road in Johns Creek.
Registration now open for May-June Clubhouse Fitness

Registration now open for May-June Clubhouse Fitness

March 29, 2019

Now is the perfect time to add exercise to your weekly routine. Sign up today for an upcoming Clubhouse Fitness session!
Registration for the Fulton Golden Games is now open

Registration for the Fulton Golden Games is now open

March 29, 2019

The Fulton Golden Games is an annual collaborative effort by the city of Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, Roswell and Milton that provides a month-long series of Olympic-style events and activities (shot put, one-mile run, pickle ball, shuffle board, and bowling) for Fulton residents age 50 and older.

Johns Creek International returns April 27

March 29, 2019

Join friends, family, and people from all over for the 2019 Johns Creek International Festival on Saturday, April 27.  Johns Creek’s newest event is a celebration of the best of traditional and cultural food, music, art, and wares representing countries from all over the globe. 
Johns Creek Aquatic Team registration now open

Johns Creek Aquatic Team registration now open

March 29, 2019

Do you love to swim? Come qualify to be a part of the award winning and record breaking, Johns Creek Aquatic Team (JCAT) state swim team. 
Baseball and softball players sign up for Pitch, Hit & Run

Baseball and softball players sign up for Pitch, Hit & Run

March 29, 2019

Get your gloves ready for PItch, HIt & Run on Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. Johns Creek baseball and softball players have the chance to show off their skills and compete for a chance to be a national finalist at the 2019 All Star Game.
2019 Summer Concert Series Kicks Off with

2019 Summer Concert Series Kicks Off with 'Chicago Rewired'

March 29, 2019

The Johns Creek Recreation and Parks Division opens its 2019 Summer Concert Series on Friday, May 3, featuring “Chicago Rewired,” a Chicago tribute band. Chicago Rewired is sure to entertain audiences, playing all the Chicago hits you know and love.
Autrey Mill readies for “Wild Weekend” and opens summer camp registration

Autrey Mill readies for “Wild Weekend” and opens summer camp registration

March 26, 2019

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve’s annual “Wild Weekend” returns Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 
Student Leadership Johns Creek students win Secretary of State Ambassadors Competition

Student Leadership Johns Creek students win Secretary of State Ambassadors Competition

March 20, 2019

Student Leadership Johns Creek won the Secretary of State Ambassadors State Championship for the second consecutive year. 

Public invited to Barnwell Road Corridor input meeting

March 13, 2019

The community is invited to attend a public input meeting regarding the Barnwell Road Corridor on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at Barnwell Elementary, 9425 Barnwell Road.

Fulton County Homestead Exemption deadline is April 1

March 13, 2019

Johns Creek property owners have until April 1 to apply for a 2019 homestead exemption.

Leadership Johns Creek, Veterans Association raising funds for Wall That Heals installation

March 08, 2019

Leadership Johns Creek Class of 2019 and the Johns Creek Veterans Association are raising funds for the installation of the Vietnam Veterans Wall That Heals at the Veterans Memorial Walk in Newtown Park.
 
Walk with a Doc set for March 9

Walk with a Doc set for March 9

March 06, 2019

The City of Johns Creek and Emory Johns Creek Hospital are encouraging Johns Creek residents to take a step toward better health with Walk with a Doc (WWAD). The program brings doctors and patients together to walk and learn, with the next walk on Saturday, March 9 at 10 a.m. at Newtown Park at the Veterans Memorial Walk.
Mark your calendars for the 2019 Adaptive Recreation Easter Egg Dash

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Adaptive Recreation Easter Egg Dash

March 05, 2019

The Special Needs Easter Egg Dash is for Saturday, April 13, beginning at 10 a.m. at Newtown Park-Park Place Event Lawn, 3150 Old Alabama Road. 
Free Outdoor Fitness returns in April

Free Outdoor Fitness returns in April

March 05, 2019

Free Outdoor Fitness at Newtown Park returns this April! These FREE, outdoor fitness classes are a great way to stay healthy and have fun! Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.

 
Johns Creek International Festival coming April 27

Johns Creek International Festival coming April 27

March 05, 2019

Join friends, family, and people from all over for the 2019 Johns Creek International Festival on Saturday, April 27 on the fields across from the Atlanta Athletic Club, 1930 Bobby Jones Drive.  Johns Creek’s newest event is a celebration of the best of traditional and cultural food, music, art, and wares representing countries from all over the globe. 
LEGO Camp registration now open

LEGO Camp registration now open

March 05, 2019

Fire-up the architect or engineer inside your youngsters by giving them tens of thousands of LEGOs during the five-day LEGO Camps!  Spots are still available for the Spring Break Camp, April 1 – April 5. Registration ends March 22.
Easter Egg Hunt set for April 13

Easter Egg Hunt set for April 13

March 05, 2019

The Spring Park Party and Easter Egg Dash are around the corner! This year’s BIG Spring event is scheduled for Saturday, April 13 at Shakerag Park, 10945 Rogers circle. It begins at 11 a.m. and Egg Dash times will be staggered by age. So be sure save the date! 
Johns Creek Community Development Director retires

Johns Creek Community Development Director retires

March 05, 2019

The City of Johns Creek announced the retirement of Community Development Director Sharon Ebert. Ebert has been the city’s Community Development Director for the past four years and intends to officially retire, ending a fruitful 25-year career in the fields of architecture, planning and development.
 
Johns Creek answers community requests for new pickleball courts

Johns Creek answers community requests for new pickleball courts

February 27, 2019

The City of Johns Creek opened four new regulation size pickleball courts at Newtown Park to address community requests for facilities to accommodate area interest in the popular sport.
JCPD offers Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

JCPD offers Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

February 27, 2019

The Johns Creek Police Department (JCPD) will conduct a special Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (C.R.A.S.E.) class on Thursday, March 14.
 

Johns Creek City Council votes to oppose HB302/SB172

February 26, 2019

The Johns Creek City Council voted unanimously to oppose Georgia House of Representatives bill 302 / Senate bill 172 which, if approved by the Georgia General Assembly, would prevent municipal and county local governments from enforcing and regulating building design elements for residential homes. 
 
Senior tech training workshop set for March 9 at Park Place

Senior tech training workshop set for March 9 at Park Place

February 22, 2019

Student Leadership Johns Creek students and representatives from AT&T will provide a free, hands-on technology workshop for seniors on Saturday, March 9 at Park Place at Newtown School, 3125 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek.

Public invited to open houses for Ga. 400 express lanes

February 12, 2019

Heads up, Ga. 400 drivers! The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a series of Public Information Open Houses concerning the proposed Ga. 400 Express Lanes in Fulton and Forsyth Counties.
Construction begins on Ocee Park turf infields

Construction begins on Ocee Park turf infields

February 08, 2019

Construction has begun on the installation of 5 turf infields. The project is expected to be complete in about 6-8 weeks, weather permitting.

City marks Autrey Mill smokehouse, parking lot completion

February 06, 2019

Mayor Pro Tem Lenny Zaprowski and Council member John Bradberry joined City staff and Autrey Mill Nature Preserve staff in cutting the ribbon of the smokehouse and parking lot project at the nature preserve yesterday.
Registration now open for March/ April Clubhouse Fitness

Registration now open for March/ April Clubhouse Fitness

February 04, 2019

Now is the perfect time to add exercise to your weekly routine. Sign up today for an upcoming Clubhouse Fitness session!
LEGO Workshop registration now open

LEGO Workshop registration now open

February 04, 2019

Fire-up the architect or engineer inside your youngsters by giving them tens of thousands of LEGOs during the one-day LEGO Workshop!  

​Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, Feb. 7

January 29, 2019

Join Mayor Mike Bodker and members of City Council for a quarterly Town Hall discussion on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 7-9 p.m. at Municipal Court/JCPD Headquarter, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway, Johns Creek.
Community Garden registration runs Feb. 15 – March 15

Community Garden registration runs Feb. 15 – March 15

January 25, 2019

Spring is just around the corner. This means Johns Creek gardeners can begin signing up for a chance to land a plot at Johns Creek’s Newtown Park Community Garden.
 

Sponsor a goat at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

January 25, 2019

The community is invited to sponsor and adopt goats at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve.
 

Johns Creek Finest 5K set for April 13

January 25, 2019

Registration is now open for Johns Creek’s Finest 5K. The race takes place Saturday, April 13 at Shakerag Park, 10945 Rogers Circle. 
Chatcomm 911 holds hiring event Feb. 2

Chatcomm 911 holds hiring event Feb. 2

January 15, 2019

Chatcomm 911, the City’s 911 authority, is holding a hiring event on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 8 a.m. to noon at 859 Mount Vernon Highway, Suite 400, in Sandy Springs.
Johns Creek Fire Chief retires, transitions to State Fire Marshal

Johns Creek Fire Chief retires, transitions to State Fire Marshal

January 11, 2019

The City of Johns Creek announced the retirement of Fire Chief Jeff Hogan who accepted an appointment from Jim Beck, Georgia’s Insurance and Fire Safety Commissioner, to become the State Fire Marshal of Georgia effective February 2019. 
Recycle your Christmas Trees Saturday, Jan. 5

Recycle your Christmas Trees Saturday, Jan. 5

January 03, 2019

Recycle your Christmas tree by taking it to the Home Depot/Target parking lot at 5950 State Bridge Road in Johns Creek on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Walk with a Doc set for January 12

Walk with a Doc set for January 12

January 03, 2019

The City of Johns Creek and Emory Johns Creek Hospital are encouraging Johns Creek residents to take a step toward better health with Walk with a Doc (WWAD). The program brings doctors and patients together to walk and learn, with the next walk on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. at Newtown Park at the Veterans Memorial Walk.