Georgia asks judge to compel US Army Corps of Engineers to address water supply requests

ATLANTA - The state of Georgia on Friday in a lawsuit asked a federal judge to force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate the state's requests for additional water supply storage at Lake Allatoona.The lawsuit filed in...

Christmas tree recycling begins Friday in Columbia County

...today. Otherwise, Augusta Solid Waste customers can wait for curbside pickup after the New Year.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting Christmas trees to create fish habitats in Thurmond Lake. The recycled trees will be tied in bundles...

Chambliss proud of accomplishments after 20 years in Congress

...Committee, said he talked weekly with the Secretary of the Army where he talked up the dredging of the ports by the Army Corps of Engineers and the Cyber Command's Georgia location.Chambliss played a role in securing Fort Gordon's future through...

Winter waters hold risks

...30 days later.Winter boaters should be cautious of conditions similar to the day Craig drowned, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warned last week. Life jackets should be worn year-round, and anyone near water needs to be aware of cold...

Congressional spending bill funds Savannah port work

...Savannah project since 2009. This latest installment would cover less than 1 percent of the $250 million that the Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend in the first year of construction. The federal government has committed to pay 60 percent of the...

Plant Vogtle gets permit to draw Savannah River water for new cooling towers

...water flow at the intake site. The agency said water levels in the Savannah are highly regulated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which also monitors drought conditions.

Petition seeks reinstatement of Army Corps of Engineers Thurmond Lake campground agreement

A petition drive was launched this week to restore an Army Corps of Engineers program that allowed nonprofit groups to manage campgrounds at Thurmond Lake and other sites."Within the first 24 hours alone...

Army Corps of Engineers giving businesses more time to submit proposals for Little River Marina site

The Army Corps of Engineers will give businesses interested in Thurmond Lake's former Little River Marina site more time to submit proposals after new questions...

Conservation groups say Army Corps of Engineers needs permit for Savannah deepening

...Conservation groups in two states say a federal judge needs to decide now, not later, whether the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers needs a South Carolina pollution permit for the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel...

Event to honor U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rarely gets any love for its management of Thurmond Lake and...This past spring, the good Lord gave us rain and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made unprecedented wise decisions with this blessing and our...