Included in the evening’s final newscast (aired at 5:30 PM):
— We’re just minutes away from a Senate vote that is expected to confirm Gov. Nikki Haley as the next United Nations ambassador.
— Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster is set to be sworn in as South Carolina’s 117th governor just moments after that happens.
— Previous UN Ambassador Samantha Power believes Haley can do the job, but says other countries will care more about the man who appointed her.
— An Aiken County legislator resigned from the state House to face domestic violence charges.