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...

Ellis Street Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...Thurmond Lake's campgrounds and day-use recreation areas might close earlier, and possibly open later, as the Ar my Corps of Engineers adapts to a leaner fiscal 2012 budget year. Not looking to turn down free help, the chairman of the Georgia Golf...

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 the...

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...

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...The impact statement was released a day before the Corps of Engineers signs a cost-sharing agreement with Georgia allowing...

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

...think again.Georgia's governor and the Army Corps of Engineers will ink an important agreement Wednesday that will...underground fuel storage system.According to the Corps of Engineers, which plans to lease the site to an Athens-based...

Winter waters hold risks

...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 water...

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.

Don't blame Corps of Engineers for rising water

...submerged retaining walls and turned courtesy docks into islands ? all due to the wettest December since the Corps of Engineers started recordkeeping in 1948.Just a year ago, though, the lake languished at 15 feet below full pool and had...