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

...of rain fell at the center located near Thurmond Dam in McCormick County, said Billy Birdwell, spokesman for U.S. Corps of Engineers' Savannah District. The collapsed roof caused water to flood the visitor center floor.The building's electricity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-04/heavy-rainfall-caused-partial
Environmental groups opposed Plant Vogtle plan to draw water from Savannah River

...Georgia EPD taking issue with the permit application. A drought contingency plan based on a new analysis by the U.S. Corps of Engineers at Thurmond Lake is lacking in the proposal, DHEC wrote.Additionally, DHEC said the permit should require...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-07/environmental-groups-opposed
Savannah River Caucus backs compact

...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.Such management practices are designed to widen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-07/savannah-river-caucus-ba
'Computergate II' headed to a city near you

...improvement project that is three or four years down the road. Lockett says nothing's being done, and the U.S. Corps of Engineers says the project's moving too fast.Commissioner Alvin Mason said he's not supporting sales tax dollars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-02-08/computergate-ii
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-04-19/south-carolina-georga-la
Firm is losing deals in Iraq

...in the reconstruction of Iraq, with contracts worth about $2 billion. But shoddy work recently prompted the U.S. Corps of Engineers to cancel its $75 million contract to renovate a critical police training academy in Baghdad. Parsons also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2006-10-11/firm-losing-deals-iraq
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-11-30/holiday-things-do
Holiday events

...Organization and Boosters; www.evansmiddle.netCHRISTMAS TREES ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING: Real trees only; U.S. Corps of Engineers to place trees as fish attractors around fishing piers and ramps; Christmas trees can be dropped off Dec. 16...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-12-08/holiday-events
Make merry at holiday events

...Organization and Boosters; www.evansmiddle.netCHRISTMAS TREES ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING: Real trees only; U.S. Corps of Engineers to place trees as fish attractors around fishing piers and ramps; trees can be dropped off Dec. 16 through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-12-14/make-merry-holiday-ev
Events wrap up Christmas season

...Children's Home; www.stjohnaugusta.orgCOMMUNITYCHRISTMAS TREES ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING: Real trees only; U.S. Corps of Engineers to place trees as fish attractors around fishing piers and ramps; trees can be dropped off through Jan. 6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-12-21/events-wrap-christmas