• Corps to host youth dove hunts at Russell Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct two youth dove hunts at the Richard B. Russell Project Office on Sept. 9 and 16, 2017. The hunts will begin at 2 p.m. and end at sunset.
  • Russell Lake officials seek volunteers for annual cleanup

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Richard B. Russell Lake seek volunteers to assist with the annual National Public Lands Day cleanup at the reservoir this year. National Public Lands Day will be observed throughout September at Russell Lake. Georgia’s Rivers Alive organization will partner with the Corps of Engineers to sponsor the cleanup. Volunteers for the cleanup campaign will work on the shoreline and islands in and around Russell Lake anytime between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30, 2017, National Public Lands Day.
  • One person, huge impact on small businesses

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Her office may be small (she’s the only small business specialist) but Leila Hollis packs a big punch when it comes to giving small companies an edge in working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. So much so, her management of a $600 million program earned her a 2017 Women of Color Technology All Star award.
  • Lifejackets worn … Nobody mourns

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – More public recreation fatalities occur in July than any other month, so the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) asks the recreating public to play it safe while on, in, or near the water because drowning is a leading cause of death this time of year. USACE public recreation fatality statistics show that 88 percent were male, 89 percent were not wearing a life jacket, and 47 percent were swimming in areas not designated as a swimming area.
  • National Safe Boating Week promotes safe, responsible boating

    This week the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is teaming up with the National Safe Boating Council and other boating safety advocates across the nation to promote safe and responsible boating during National Safe Boating Week, May 17-23.
  • Thurmond Marina temporarily closed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Lake Office temporarily close the Thurmond Marina located in Columbia County, Georgia, beginning May 14.
  • Hwy 221 lane closing for spillway gate repairs at Thurmond Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District announces the closure of one lane on Highway 221 at the J. Strom Thurmond Dam (Clarks Hill, S.C.) while a repair project is underway on the dam's spillway gates.
  • Corps retrieves piece of Civil War ironclad from Savannah River

    Archeologists working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, aided by divers and salvage operations teams from the U.S. Navy, retrieved a 64-square foot section of a Civil War ironclad warship from the bottom of the Savannah River the evening of Nov. 12.