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  • September

    Corps opens sluice gate to improve oxygen in water at Dale Hollow Dam

    CELINA, Tenn. (Sept. 2, 2011) —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District opened a sluice gate at the Dale Hollow Dam today to supplement hydropower releases with additional oxygen and water quality.
  • Nashville District announces employees of the month for July 2011

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 1, 2011) — Jay Sadler, a hydropower program manager in the Operations Division, and Pam Schmaltz, an attorney in the Office of Counsel, are the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District's Employees of the Month for July 2011.
  • August

    Nashville District announces employee of the month for June 2011

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2011) – Janet Rainey Smith, command secretary in the Executive Office is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for June 2011.
  • July

    Dale Hollow Lake seeks shutterbugs for photo contest

    CELINA, Tenn. (July 26, 2011) — The Corps of Engineers at Dale Hollow Lake invites visitors to enter their pictures in its quarterly photo contest! Entrants whose photos are selected will receive two nights camping on Dale Hollow Lake.
  • June

    DeLapp takes command of Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 24, 2011) – Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp became the 62nd commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District in a Command of Command ceremony today at the Grand Masonic Lodge in Nashville, Tenn.
  • Park rangers hook up underprivileged kids at J. Percy Priest Lake Fishing Rodeo

    HERMITAGE, Tenn. (June 14, 2011) – Park rangers at J. Percy Priest Lake cast underprivileged children to participate in a fishing rodeo here today. More than 20 inner-city kids in the area jumped at the chance to get hooked up with rods, reels, bait and all the tools necessary to fish.
  • May

    Corps teams up with Nature Conservancy on mussel protection, restoration

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 23, 2011) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville and Memphis Districts teamed up today with The Nature Conservancy to sign a historic Memorandum of Understanding that focuses and coordinates freshwater mussel protection and restoration across Tennessee.
  • Tennessee governor signs Safe Boating Week proclamation

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 18, 2011) -- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam held a brief ceremony at the Capitol today to highlight his Proclamation for Safe Boating Week, which is May 21-27, 2011.
  • Daisies plant wildflowers for Lake Cumberland National Volunteer Week

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 13, 2011) – National Volunteer week took place April 10-16, and Girl Scout Troop 1047 led by Tracey Strong of Monticello, Kentucky volunteered their service on Lake Cumberland’s Black Walnut Trail April 16.
  • March

    Moccasin Bend Riverbank Stabilization Project underway

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 17, 2011 ) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is working with the National Park Service to stabilize the riverbank here along the Tennessee River in an effort to protect and preserve valuable cultural and Civil War historical sites at Moccasin Bend National Archeological District.
  • Jesse James stole Corps payroll 130 years ago today

    If direct deposit had existed 130 years ago today, history could have been changed. That’s when famed outlaw Jesse James robbed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers payroll being delivered by horseback just two-miles shy of reaching employees at Blue Water Camp in Alabama.
  • February

    ‘Fishin Affliction’ hooks up with Corps on water safety

    NASHVILLE, Ten. (Feb. 17, 2011) – Fishin Affliction, a popular regional fishing show, is hooking up with the Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District to lure audiences into thinking about water safety during the upcoming recreational season.
  • Corps pledges its support for Davidson County Unified Flood Preparedness Program

    NASHVILLE, TN. (Feb. 15, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District pledged its support today to join an effort to develop a “Unified Flood Preparedness Program” during a joint press conference at the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.