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Thurmond spillway gates receive a tune-up

Spillway gates at Thurmond sub-basin are currently undergoing repair on a number of areas where pitting has developed on the surface of the gates. The gates are armored with industrial grade coating, which typically lasts 30 years, to protect them … Continue reading

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Corps leases 3 Hartwell Lake parks to Stephens & Hart counties

Thanks to a lease agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Hart and Stephens counties, three parks at Hartwell Lake previously slated for closure this year will remain open to the public. Effective May 1, the government of … Continue reading

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Oconee and Lincoln counties to take over select Corps park operations April 1

Back in November, we announced on this blog federal recreation budget cuts that would impact Corps-operated parks at Hartwell and Thurmond lakes. Since that announcement, our team has been actively pursuing leasing opportunities with local governments around the lake to … Continue reading

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