Included in the evening’s final newscast:
— New jobs data for South Carolina shows the lowest unemployment rate in almost 17 years.
–A siding manufacturer plans to hire 100 workers as it reopens a Summerville plant shut down during the last recession.
— The only televised forum involving the candidates in next week’s race for an open seat in Congress will air on ETV Friday night.
— More than 400 acres of a remote barrier island will soon be preserved for the public near Edisto Beach.