Congressional spending bill funds Savannah port work

...the 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...

Winter waters hold risks

...his body 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...

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

...average 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.

South Carolina Drought Committee says state is getting dry, but forecasts hint at wet winter

...the fields and plant.LOW LAKESPerhaps the biggest indicators of the dry fall were the lakes operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Duke Energy along the Savannah River. Lake Jocassee in the far northern part of South Carolina was nearly...

Violet Pritchard

...Busch, and one great-grandchild Cayden Hodges. As a young woman, Violet was a nurse and a soldier in the Women's Army Corps during the Vietnam War. It was at that time she met her husband, who is a career soldier and Vietnam Veteran, and...

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 federal...

Savannah River deepening could begin in weeks

...dredge from the entrance to the river, 7 miles beyond land. Details of those bids have not been released as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer reviews them for qualifications and procedures as well as costs.The contract for the three-year job is...

Plan would deepen Charleston harbor at cost of $500 million

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed Tuesday that the Charleston Harbor shipping channel be deepened to 52 feet in a project costing just over...

Agreement that will trigger major changes along the Savannah River to be signed on Wednesday

If you thought it would never happen, think again.Georgia's governor and the Army Corps of Engineers will ink an important agreement Wednesday that will trigger major changes along the Savannah River ? and one of the...

Final deal to start dredging Savannah harbor close

...cost-sharing agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers.Foltz said Monday...year," though he deferred to the Army Corps on the timetable.Billy Birdwell, an Army Corps spokesman in Savannah, said the...