• Volunteer Opportunity at Army Corps’ Thurmond Lake - Cleanup for National Public Lands Day

    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, J. Strom Thurmond Lake and Dam Project Office seeks individual and group volunteers for the annual lake cleanup campaign as part of the 30th annual National Public Lands Day, Sept. 23, 2023, with check-in at the Below Dam South Carolina Recreation Area beginning at 8 a.m.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers schedules youth dove hunts at Richard B. Russell Lake

    ELBERTON, Ga. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has two youth dove hunts scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16 and 23, 2023 at the Richard B. Russell Project Office.  
  • National Public Lands Day: Volunteers Needed to Help Clean up Around Russell Lake

    ELBERTON, Ga. – Richard B. Russell Lake is celebrating National Public Lands Day by holding a lake wide clean-up event on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023.
  • Change of Command for Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Colonel Ron Sturgeon took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, from Col. Joseph Geary, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., today, Aug. 4, 2023. Brig. Gen. Daniel Hibner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, officiated at the formal change of command ceremony in The DeSoto, Cumberland Ballroom, in Savannah, Georgia.
  • Thurmond Lake 2023 primitive deer hunt dates set - first come, first

    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, J. Strom Thurmond Project, Forest, Fish, and Wildlife section are now accepting registration for primitive weapons deer hunts in Bussey Point Corps Management Unit, located in Lincoln County, Georgia.
  • Parksville Day Use Area – Sink Hole Repairs Underway

    PARKSVILLE, S.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is pleased to announce the J. Strom Thurmond Project's subcontractor has begun repairs to the damaged road at Parksville Day Use Area. The damage was caused by a sink hole in February.
  • Public comment period opens for Former Conway Bombing, Gunnery Range

    CONWAY, SC. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Savannah District, will begin the public comment period for the Proposed Plan (PP), and supporting documentation, for the former Conway Bombing and Gunnery Range (Conway BGR), Munitions Response Site (MRS) 07 in Conway, South Carolina, June 28, 2023, and ends July 27, 2023.
  • Corps of Engineers has public meeting for Former Conway Bombing, Gunnery Range

    CONWAY, SC. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Savannah District, has scheduled a public meeting for July 12, 2023, at 6 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library-Conway, 801 Main Street, Conway, South Carolina, 29526 - and plans to propose no action be taken at the former Conway Bombing and Gunnery Range (Conway BGR) – Munitions Response Site (MRS) 07 in Conway, South Carolina.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hartwell Lake, buoys inspection results

    HARTWELL LAKE, Ga. and S.C. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, recently conducted an “Aids to Navigation” inspection on Hartwell Lake to inventory all buoys, shoal markers and other navigational aids to ensure proper placement, working condition and visibility.
  • Corps tests spillway gates at Russell Dam, Thurmond Dam June 13-14

    SAVANNAH, GA – U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, dam safety officials are testing the spillway gates at two hydropower dams on the Savannah River this week, and the releases will have minimal effect on reservoir levels.