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Heavy rainfall caused partial roof collapse at Thurmond Lake Visitor Center; closed for repairs

Heavy overnight rainfall caused a partial roof collapse at Thurmond Lake Visitor Center, which will be closed several days to repair damage.
Environmental groups opposed Plant Vogtle plan to draw water from Savannah River

Siphoning water from the Savannah River to operate cooling towers for two new reactors at Plant Vogtle has drawn stiff opposition from at least 10 environmental protection groups.
Savannah River Caucus backs compact

ATLANTA -- Legislators from the more than two-dozen districts bordering the Savannah River introduced a resolution in the House Friday urging the U.S. Corps of Engineers to use adaptive-management practices on the river's lakes.
'Computergate II' headed to a city near you

You might think that with former Augusta Administrator Fred Russell out of a job and out of the mayor's race, his chief critic and tormentor, Commissioner Marion Williams would let it rest. But you'd be wrong.
South Carolina, Georgia lawmakers question hydropower from lakes

Lawmakers in South Carolina and Georgia, concerned with lake levels in the Savannah River Basin, are turning their scrutiny to the U.S. Corps of Engineers' hydropower.
Holiday things to do

...Organization and Boosters; www.evansmiddle.netCHRISTMAS TREES ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING: Natural trees only; U.S. Corps of Engineers to place trees as fish attractors around fishing piers and select ramps; Christmas trees can be dropped off...
Holiday events

Find Christmas lights or attend a holiday concert.
Make merry at holiday events

From holiday concerts to trolley tours, there's lots to do
Events wrap up Christmas season

Find lights displays or go on a trolley tour to celebrate holidays.
Firm is losing deals in Iraq

LOS ANGELES - For years, Parsons Corp. has profited from a steady stream of U.S. government contracts for everything from disposing of hazardous weapons material to rebuilding hospitals, highways and other big-ticket infrastructure.
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