2023 News

Speed limit change coming to Medlock Bridge Road/State Route 141 in Johns Creek in January

December 15, 2023

Be prepared to slow down: Speed limit change coming to Medlock Bridge Road/State Route 141 in Johns Creek in January.

Recycle Christmas trees on Saturday, Jan. 6

December 06, 2023

Recycle your Christmas tree on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Home Depot parking lot, 5950 State Bridge Road. 

Johns Creek passes one-time amnesty program for Stormwater Utility

November 29, 2023

The City of Johns Creek today launched a one-time 2023 Stormwater Utility Amnesty Program as a means to grant relief to residents and businesses from any penalties/late charges and interest imposed on late 2023 stormwater utility fee payments. 

City launches annual Toys for Tots campaign

November 20, 2023

This holiday season, bring a smile and a message of hope to a less-fortunate child’s face by donating a new toy to the City of Johns Creek’s annual “Toys for Tots” campaign.
 

Johns Creek Designated as Georgia’s First Ever BioReady® Community

November 03, 2023

The City of Johns Creek became the first municipality in the State of Georgia to be designated as a gold level BioReady® Community. This distinctive honor was presented to Johns Creek at the 2023 Georgia Life Sciences Summit organized by Georgia Bio, a non-profit, membership-based organization that promotes the interests and growth of the life sciences industry in Georgia.

Mizuno USA Inc. breaks ground on new research & development center in Johns Creek

October 20, 2023

 The City of Johns Creek and the Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce jointly announced Mizuno USA Inc., a global leader in golf equipment, has officially broken ground on a new research and development testing center and tour-fit studio called The Foundry.  The multimillion-dollar facility will be located at The Standard Club in the City of Johns Creek, Georgia.

Register for Household Hazardous Waste event set for Dec. 9

October 19, 2023

The City of Johns Creek and Keep North Fulton Beautiful are hosting the Household Hazardous Waste event on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall, 11360 Lakefield Drive.

Johns Creek City Manager Ed Densmore announces retirement

October 13, 2023

Long admired as an acclaimed police chief and as a respected city manager, Ed Densmore today announced his retirement from public service after spending the last three and a half years in the role of city manager.  His last day at the City will be November 30, 2023.
 
 

Early voting runs Oct. 16-Nov. 3

September 28, 2023

Early voting for the Nov. 7, 2023 Municipal Election runs Oct. 16, through Nov. 3.
 

JCPD offers Drug Take-Back

September 28, 2023

The Johns Creek Police Department (JCPD) will participate in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kroger parking lot, 10945 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30097 (near the intersection of State Bridge and Jones Bridge roads).

City seeks volunteers to serve on city boards

September 27, 2023

Residents who are interested in serving on City boards, commissions, and committees can nominate themselves for board positions. Board members must reside within the city limits.  Residents with the time, ability, and desire to actively participate on these boards are asked to please apply online

City Council open house, meet & greet set for Oct. 5

September 26, 2023

Meet your Johns Creek Mayor & City Council members on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 6-8 p.m. on the third floor at City Hall (11360 Lakefield Drive).

Construction begins on first phase of Creekside Park

September 22, 2023

Construction is set to begin on the first phase of Creekside Park construction that includes the installation of a trail connection.

Johns Creek adopts $78M Budget for Fiscal Year 2024

September 19, 2023

The Johns Creek City Council unanimously approved the $78.8 million general fund FY2024 Budget on Tuesday, Sept. 12. The newly adopted budget, which will take effect on Oct. 1, is focused on the fundamentals and on fulfillment of plans and initiatives important to the success of the City.
 

Walking tour for Revitalization Plan area set for Saturday, Sept. 23

September 15, 2023

Take a guided walking tour of the Medlock Bridge at State Bridge Revitalization Plan area on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 9 a.m.

Johns Creek Invites Community to 2023 Literary Fair

September 11, 2023

The Johns Creek Literary Fair, presented by Emory Johns Creek Hospital and sponsored by the city of Johns Creek, is set for Sunday, Oct. 1 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park (3150 Old Alabama Road Johns Creek 30022). The event features more than 30 authors hailing from the southeast and around the country.

Autrey Mill launches new registration system

August 31, 2023

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve (AMNP) and Historic Center has launched a new user-friendly registration system.

Pup-a-Palooza set for Saturday, Sept. 16

August 31, 2023

Bring your puppy pal to Pup-a-Palooza, a puppy party, on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Newtown Park.
 

Summer Concert featuring Who's Bad, the Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience, set for Sept. 9

August 31, 2023

Join us for the next Summer Concert Series featuring “Who’s Bad,” the Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience, on Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park!
 

K-12 students invited to apply for City’s ‘Go Green’ grant program

August 25, 2023

To promote environmental stewardship and education, the City of Johns Creek invites K-12 students to apply for its “Go Green” Grant program.

Johns Creek residents qualify for 2023 Municipal Election

August 23, 2023

Residents qualified as candidates for the Johns Creek City Council 2023 Municipal Election set for Tuesday, Nov. 7. The election is for the Council Seats of Post 2, 4, and 6.

Provide input on the Nesbit Ferry Road corridor improvement project on Sept. 14

August 22, 2023

The community is invited to provide input on the Nesbit Ferry Road corridor improvement project at a Public Information Open House on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. at Mount Pisgah Christian School (Student Commons), 9875 Nesbit Ferry Road.

Johns Creek adopts Millage Rate for 2023

August 18, 2023

The Johns Creek City Council rolled back the millage rate from the advertised 3.986 per $1,000 of assessed value to 3.646 per $1,000 of assessed value for Fiscal Year 2023.  The rollback rate is the legal definition of that rate that maintains property tax revenues at net neutral on the collective group of existing properties.

Apply to participate in the Citizens Police Academy

August 11, 2023

The City of Johns Creek offers the Citizens Police Academy (CPA) for an in-depth look at Johns Creek Police Department (JCPD) operations and the way it sets a high standard for community policing.

Pup-a-Palooza vendors wanted

August 04, 2023

Pet-related vendors are invited to participate in Pup-A-Palooza 2023!  This is a great opportunity to establish brand awareness and loyalty, and build new relationships with prospective customers. From Veterinary services to designer dog duds, this is the event for you.

Johns Creek holds Millage Rate hearings for 2023

July 27, 2023

The City of Johns Creek is currently in the process of establishing its 2023 millage rate.  The city, incorporated on December 1, 2006, has published its five-year history of its tax digest, property revenues and millage rate.

Johns Creek City Council receives proposed FY2024 City budget for review

July 21, 2023

Mayor John Bradberry submitted the City of Johns Creek’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 budget to the City Council for its review and consideration on Tuesday, July 11.

Young professionals invited to provide input on developments in Johns Creek

June 29, 2023

Young professionals of Johns Creek are invited to participate in an exciting opportunity to learn about and provide input on new developments in the City at the NEXT Gen Forum on Monday, July 10, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 11360 Lakefield Drive.

Adaptive Recreation bingo Night set for Friday, July 28

June 28, 2023

B4, G52….Those with special needs are invited to Bingo Night on Friday, July 28 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Park Place in Newtown Park. All ages are welcome.

Movies at the Park features DC League of Super Pets on July 14

June 28, 2023

The City of Johns Creek summer programming is in full swing. July offers Johns Creek residents and visitors a variety of activities including the next installment of our popular Movies at the Park series.

Adult co-ed softball registration begins July 1

June 01, 2023

Grab your glove, sneakers, and lucky socks! Then round up some friends or co-workers for some softball!
 

Independence Day Celebration set for July 3

June 01, 2023

Mark your calendars and save the date for the Johns Creek Independence Day tradition complete with a picnic, music, and fireworks! Bring your family and friends to the City of Johns Creek’s Independence Day Celebration at Newtown Park.
 

Movies at Newtown Park returns Friday, June 9

June 01, 2023

The City of Johns Creek summer programming is in full swing. June offers Johns Creek residents and visitors a variety of activities including the kick-off of the popular Movies at the Park series.
 

Qualifying begins for the city's Johns Creek Aquatic Team

June 01, 2023

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.
 

Summer Concert Series continues with 'Slippery When Wet' June 2

June 01, 2023

The Johns Creek Recreation and Parks Division officially continues the 2023 Summer Concert Series on Friday, June 2, featuring “Slippery When Wetm" the Ultimate Bon Jovi tribute band. The group is seasoned veterans of the New York and New Jersey music scene. Raised on the same mean streets and reared in many of the same bars and nightclubs as Jon and the band, these experienced rockers bring the same energy, enthusiasm, and New Jersey attitude to the stage as the early Bon Jovi, circa 1986!
 

Register for Bulky Recycling Day set for Saturday, June 3

May 18, 2023

The City of Johns Creek and Keep North Fulton Beautiful are hosting a Bulky Recycling and Clothing Collection on Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall (11360 Lakefield Drive).

Golf and Hoses Golf Tournament set for June 26

May 18, 2023

Hit the links to benefit Special Olympics Georgia! The Johns Creek Police Department (JCPD) will host the 12th annual Guns and Hoses Golf Tournament on Monday, June 26 at the Country Club of Roswell.

Provide input on the revitalization plan for Medlock Bridge, State Bridge intersection on June 1

May 15, 2023

The City of Johns Creek has begun a revitalization plan for the four corners of the Medlock Bridge Road at State Bridge Road intersection. The plan seeks to establish land use, potential housing types, street networks, streetscape standards, and conceptual plans with park/open space design. 
 

Jones Bridge Road construction project (Waters to State Bridge) is officially underway

May 15, 2023

The Jones Bridge Road construction project (between Waters Road and State Bridge Road) is officially underway as of today!

Johns Creek receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

May 12, 2023

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of Johns Creek the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its Fiscal Year 2023 budget.

Provide input on the city's Comprehensive Plan update

May 10, 2023

The Johns Creek 2018 Comprehensive Plan was officially adopted by the Mayor and City Council on Oct. 8, 2018 as a policy document and guide for the future development of the City. The Georgia Planning Act of 1989 requires each jurisdiction to update the Comprehensive Plan every five years, and the required update for Johns Creek is due this October.

Touch-A-Truck set for Saturday, May 20

May 04, 2023

Kids can explore front-end loaders, backhoes, fire trucks and other heavy equipment at the Johns Creek Touch-a-Truck event set for Saturday, May 20. 

City Council approves 2023 neighborhood, main roads repaving program

May 04, 2023

This spring, the Johns Creek Public Works Department launches its ninth year of repaving the city’s neighborhood streets.

Outdoor burning prohibited May 1 through Sept. 30

April 07, 2023

A state-mandated burn ban on all outdoor burning is in effect from May 1 through Sept. 30. 
 

Stay safe while enjoying the Chattahoochee River

April 07, 2023

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.

Register for Johns Creek’s Finest 5K

April 06, 2023

Lace up your running shoes and register for the annual Johns Creek’s Finest 5K, set for Saturday, May 6 at 8 a.m. at the entrance to Shakerag Park (10945 Rogers Circle).

JCPD offers Drug Take-Back April 22

April 06, 2023

The Johns Creek Police Department (JCPD) will participate in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kroger parking lot, 10945 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30097 (near the intersection of State Bridge and Jones Bridge roads).

Johns Creek International Festival returns Saturday, April 29

April 05, 2023

The 2023 Johns Creek International Festival returns on Saturday, April 29, is a celebration of the best of traditional and cultural food, music, art, and wares representing countries from around the globe.
 

2023 Summer Concert Series returns May 5

April 05, 2023

The City of Johns Creek kicks off its 2023 Summer Concert Series on Friday, May 5, featuring “September in the Park” the ultimate Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago tribute show! Their high energy and groovy sounds are sure to get everyone on their feet.
 

Cars for Causes car show set for Saturday, May 6

April 05, 2023

In partnership with the Rotary Club of Johns Creek – North Fulton, the Cars for Causes car show will feature dozens of antique classics, sports, hot rods, muscles, customs, and pickups to fundraise for the Johns Creek Public Safety Foundation.
 

Mayor John Bradberry presents the State of the City Address April 27

March 21, 2023

The Mayor will present the State of the City Address on Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at Chattahoochee High School, 5230 Taylor Road, Johns Creek, GA 30022.

Johns Creek International Festival returns April 29

March 09, 2023

Join friends, family, and people from all over for the 2023 Johns Creek International Festival on Saturday, April 29. Johns Creek’s largest event is a celebration of the best of traditional and cultural food, music, art, and wares representing countries from all over the globe!

Provide input on Barnwell Road Trail project on March 23

March 09, 2023

The community is invited to provide input on the Barnwell Road trail (TSPLOST II) projects on Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m. at Barnwell Elementary School, 9425 Barnwell Road, Johns Creek, GA 30022.

Free Outdoor Fitness returns in March

March 08, 2023

Free Outdoor Fitness at Newtown Park is back and better than ever! These FREE, outdoor fitness classes are a great way to kick-off the new year, stay healthy and have fun! Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.

Sign up for Autrey Mill Homeschool Adventures

February 02, 2023

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve will offer Home School Adventures every week on Wednesday with Miss Caitlyn and or Miss Karen.

Applications for Community Garden spots available Feb. 15-March15

February 01, 2023

Spring will be here before we know it, and for those with green thumbs itching to get to work, apply for a spot at the Community Garden at Newtown Park!

Johns Creek Municipal Court launches new teen DRIVE program

January 17, 2023

The City of Johns Creek Municipal Court has launched a new teen safe driving program. Driver Risk Intervention and Vehicle Education (DRIVE) is an online program designed to teach teen drivers long-lasting safe driving habits. The class, assigned as part of the probation process, will help young drivers become aware of the serious consequences of their driving behavior by providing resourceful information for making safer driving choices.
 

Provide input on Rogers Bridge Trail project on Thursday, Jan. 19

January 10, 2023

The community is invited to provide input on the Rogers Bridge Road Trail  - Kemper Drive to Bell Road (TSPLOST II) project on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 11360 Lakefield Drive.