Included in the evening’s final newscast:
— State senators at this hour are debating a road funding bill that would increase the state’s gas tax by an eventual 12 cents per-gallon.
— Gov. McMaster signed into law today legislation that broadens the definition of who can sign for a foster child to get a driver’s license.
— The FBI and SLED are working together to find an 8-year-old Bennettsville girl who went missing after her mother was found dead.*
— State Park officials hope to finally reopen a coastal park damaged by Hurricane Matthew in time for Memorial Day.