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2018 Year in Review - Part Three
A summer surprise means new life for River Oaks
Hurricane Florence Web
A NASA image of Hurricane Florence in mid-September. While Florence was downgraded to a tropical storm by the time it reached Kershaw County, it still brought high winds and heavy rain, causing localized flooding and numerous power outages. - photo by C-I file photo
With the new year in full swing, the Chronicle-Independent continues its review of the big stories of 2018, starting with one of the biggest -- news that the River Oaks Shopping Center on West DeKalb Street was not only, finally, being annexed into the city, but that new shops were planning to move in. The months of July, August and September also brought word of a new drug officer for Camden, something called eLearning days for county students, and the threat of disruption by Hurricane Florence. July Our first story for this part of our review is, indeed, the news about River Oaks.