Included in the evening’s final newscast:
— Wednesday night will be the first chance for voters to watch Republican Gov. Henry McMaster debate his Democratic challenger James Smith
— Firm hired by legislators to appraise state-owned utility Santee Cooper says it could begin considering purchase offers by late January.
— SC is among the states reporting a rare polio-like illness in children
— Bond denied for a man accused of stabbing a Highway Patrol trooper after a chase in Cherokee County