Included in this evening’s newscast:
— SC’s highway commission has approved four road beautification projects, but commissioners admitted they were uncomfortable with the earmarks.
— A former Berkeley County sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for illegal gun sales.
— Wildlife officials are trying to find a cause after two dead manatees washed ashore near Charleston in separate incidents this week.
— Hilton Head Island officials are developing ideas to ease congestion on the island.