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  • June

    Lake Barkley open house, tours of power plant, lock are well received

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (June 23, 2012)—The first Lake Barkley Resource Management Office Open House and public tours of the Barkley Power Plant and Navigation Lock in nearly 11 years were held today to better inform the public about the benefits these facilities provide to the nation. Public access to these U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District areas had been restricted since the 9-11 terrorist attacks.
  • Nashville District announces employee of the month for April 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 22, 2012) – Park Ranger Matthew Leftwich at J. Percy Priest Lake is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for April 2012 and recipient of the LRD Star of Life Award for rescuing a struggling swimmer.
  • Cheatham fish bustin’ rodeo a success

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (June 9, 2012) — Excitement filled the air as more than 100 youngsters, ages 15 and below, waited eagerly with fishing rods in hand for the announcement to begin fishing at the annual Cheatham Lake Fish Bustin’ Rodeo today.
  • May

    Nashville District kicks off summer recreation with National Safe Boating Week

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 18, 2012) – The Nashville District in conjunction with several state and federal agencies are encouraging the public to think safety first and observe National Safe Boating Week May 19-25.
  • Nashville District strides toward better health, fitness

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 16, 2012) – Nashville District employees set a good pace to workplace wellness today during the “Corps on the Move” walking event.
  • Nashville District announces employee of the month for March 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 15, 2012) – Trena Bradshaw, outreach program specialist in the Project Planning Branch at Nashville District Headquarters, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for March 2012.
  • Fort Campbell combat engineers learn Nashville District’s ‘civilian missions’

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (May 9, 2012) – Combat engineers of Fort Campbell’s 326th Engineer Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, adept at mine-clearing, demolition, and construction projects in a combat environment, visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District today to learn more about Corps “civilian missions” as part of their professional development.
  • Black visits Center Hill Dam Foundation Remediation Project

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (May 3, 2012) – U.S. Rep. Diane Black visited Center Hill Dam today to see firsthand the ongoing foundation remediation project and to receive updates from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District personnel overseeing the work.
  • April

    Soldiers take aim at recovery in Center Hill Lake wild turkey hunt

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (April 13, 2012) – A wild turkey hunt at Center Hill Lake today gave soldiers rehabilitating from war wounds the opportunity to put aside the stresses associated with the every-day grind of physical and mental therapy while recovering at Fort Campbell, Ky.
  • Nashville District announces employee of the month for February 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 12, 2012) – A community planner from the Project Planning Branch at Nashville District Headquarters is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for February 2012.
  • March

    Congressmen favor opening funding flow for Chickamauga Lock

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 23, 2012) – An unfunded and stalled project to replace the crumbling Chickamauga Lock received noteworthy Congressional attention today and it included an expressed interest in opening up a funding flow.
  • Nashville District announces employee of the month for January 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 19, 2012) – Lesslie Y. Williams, a budget technician in the Mid Cumberland Area office at Center Hill Lake in Lancaster, Tenn., is the Nashville District’s Employee of the Month for January 2012.
  • Exploratory drilling brings out benefits of partnership between districts

    SILVER POINT, Tenn. (March 14, 2012) – A drill rig crew from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District extracted core samples here today that are being closely examined by Nashville District geologists at Center Hill Lake near what is known as the Saddle Dam. However, the exploratory drilling is revealing more than just the condition of rock formations; it’s also bringing out the benefits of the two districts partnering together to explore the movement of water seepage through the karst geology in the area.
  • Nashville District gets down to business

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 8, 2012) – More than 200 business owners and reps from as far away as California traveled to the Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus today to garner information on federal, state and local procurement systems. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District small business, contracting, engineering and operations experts got down to business, using the event to explain Corps project opportunities to participants of the Small Business Training Forum.
  • Former Nashville District commander lauded for professional achievement

    NASVHVILLE, Tenn. (March 5, 2012) – A former commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recently received a professional achievement award in the government category at the 26th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards Gala at the Philadelphia Marriott.
  • February

    Corps prepares water diversion at Maryville’s Greenbelt Lake

    MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 29, 2012) – Work crews began installing aqua levee systems today on Pistol and Brown Creeks that will act as makeshift coffer dams. Pumps capable of moving up to 6,900 gallons per minute are in place and ready to divert water collected from these streams through pipes around Greenbelt Lake.
  • Construction commotion moves Corps to Wolf Creek Dam safety milestone

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Feb. 24, 2012) – Wolf Creek Dam is abuzz with machinery, often bottlenecked with equipment and vehicles, and work crews move about like ants on the work platform in performance of their duties on the foundation remediation project. Despite what seems like construction commotion, there hasn’t been a lost-time accident in more than a year.
  • Nashville District participates in 2012 ShakeOut Exercise

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2012) – The Nashville District participated in The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut – 2012 today as its crisis management team conducted an exercise, initiated the organization’s emergency call roster, and discussed and reviewed earthquake emergency action plans.
  • Corps, cities of Bristol break ground on flood risk reduction project

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2012) – Equipped with ceremonial golden shovels, a select group of officials broke ground here today on the Beaver Creek Flood Risk Reduction Project.
  • January

    Nashville District holds its last lock operator training graduation

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2012) – The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recognized the end of an era as he presented nine students from its lock operator class with graduation certificates here today at J. Percy Priest Lake.