Johns Creek wanted to be a city with the whole shebang: local pride, local police, local post office. The pride came easily when residents voted in 2006 to create their own government. The police department debuts this month. The post office, and the unique ZIP code that would come with it, could take years. “The No. 1 reason is emotional,” says Johns Creek Mayor Mike Bodker. “People want the pride of saying, ‘This is Johns Creek, this is my city, this is my ZIP code —”
Good grief, Johns Creek.