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Burst pipe forces Park Place in Johns Creek to close

2:31 p.m. update:

Park Place senior center in Johns Creek will be closed to the public until further notice due to repairs resulting from a burst pipe. Classes and programs are cancelled until further notice, the city says.

For participants who have questions, please email or leave a message by calling 678-512-3430 and someone will return your call.

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Original story:

Some roads in north Fulton County remain icy Thursday morning after temperatures stayed in the teens overnight.

Several city offices are closed and city officials are still asking residents to avoid unnecessary driving.

Fulton County school remain closed on Thursday too.

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Here’s the latest in Sandy Springs, Roswell, Alpharetta, Johns Creek and Milton

Sandy Springs:

City hall and municipal court will open at 9 a.m. Thursday, but city officials are urging drivers to use caution, as there are still several areas, neighborhood streets and roadway segments that have ice. 

Crews treated roads overnight. City officials are expecting temperatures to creep up to 40 degrees Thursday, with hopes that it will help melt the ice.


City of Roswell offices are closed Thursday. The Chattahoochee Nature Center is also closed, as is the Roswell Visitor’s Center.

Wednesday night, Lisa Holland of Roswell police said the worst road was Nesbitt Ferry Road between Champions Green and Old Scott. The road was closed due to icy conditions. Police are still advising folks not to drive there.

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City of Alpharetta business offices will open at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The morning session of municipal court is canceled.

Jason Muenzer with the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety is hoping that the public stays off the roadways during Thursday’s early hours.

Johns Creek:

City hall, municipal court and Park Place will open at 11 a.m. Thursday. The morning municipal court session is canceled and the monthly TSPLOST meeting set for 7 p.m. Thursday has been postponed.

Johns Creek public works and police are encouraging residents to stay off the roads “as traveling remains difficult in several areas.” Police ask residents to report power outages to your local provider, but call 911 for downed power lines.


City offices will operate on a regular schedule Thursday, opening at 8:30 a.m. Milton had issues with black ice and patches of hard packed snow overnight, and the city is still recommending that drivers stay at home.

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Publics works crews have been out salting the main roads to keep drivers’ safe.

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