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  • April

    Committed to Students

    After two years of anticipation, Dragons moved into their new lair.The new Pierce Terrace Elementary
  • Working with the State to Protect Beaufort’s Shores

    Article and photos by Jackie PennoyerBattered by recent back-to-back coastal storms, several
  • Army Corps Partners with Southern States to Understand Coastal Risks

    By Jackie PennoyerA four-year federal study led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has brought
  • Repairing the South Jetty

    When something hasn’t needed repair in more than 130 years, you know it was built strong.The
  • March

    The Corps Environment February 2020

    This edition highlights partnership and collaboration, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #6. Content includes commentary from Ms. Stacey Brown, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Planning and Policy Division Chief, and highlights a variety of projects and initiatives across the enterprise.
  • Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts.
  • November

    Keeping Score

    On Saturdays in the fall, 80,000 people funnel toward Williams-Brice Stadium to watch their beloved
  • Hurricane Hugo: 30 Years Later

    As a Sullivan’s Island resident, every weekday I cross the Ben Sawyer Bridge to head to work at the
  • Using data to determine flooding

    “I understand data and the different things we can do with information,” said Jennifer Kist,
  • Hurricane Dorian Response

    Each year, the Lowcountry braces for hurricane season. Extending from June 1st to November 30th and
  • Charleston District FY19 Accomplishments

    Fiscal Year 2019 was another banner year for the Charleston District. The District continues to grow
  • Saving Time and Money

    U. S. Army Corps of Engineers permits are necessary for essentially any work, including construction
  • NHCC Water Intrusion Repairs

    The Charleston District has always prided itself on being “one door to the Corps,” meaning that if
  • Charleston Harbor Third Dredging Contract Awarded

    They say it takes two to tango, but sometimes a third is needed. In August, the U.S. Army Corps of
  • October

    Meet Our: Charlenne Figgins

    Explain your job in three sentences.As chief of the contracting office, I am responsible for
  • Meet Our: Wayne Hiatt

    Explain your job in three sentences.I was appointed to this position January 1, 2019. It was a great
  • Women building up women

    The Change of Command ceremony on July 12 brought several firsts for the Charleston District; the
  • Elements of Pierce Terrace Elementary

    The Charleston District is wrapping up the construction of Pierce Terrace Elementary School on Fort
  • Working on the AIWW

    If you’re enjoying your summer boating on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Charleston
  • July

    Charleston District Change of Command

    On July 12, employees and stakeholders witnessed history as Lt. Col. Rachel Honderd assumed command