Marissa Tansino,

Marissa Tansino

Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

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Past articles by Marissa:

Planning commission to make recommendation for SC 31 interchange plans

Plans for an interchange connecting SC 31 with Carolina Forest will go before the planning commission on Thursday for a recommendation. → Read More

Grand Strand VA clinic hopes to start accepting patients in 2021

Work on the new Myrtle Beach Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic officially started Friday morning. → Read More

‘Amazing to watch in person:’ Video captures sea turtle nesting on Garden City beach

A sea turtle was spotted nesting on Garden City Beach Wednesday morning, and community members say they got a chance to see it in person, thanks to Horry County Public Works. → Read More

Low-dose aspirin linked to bleeding in the skull, report says

Researchers analyzed data from 13 previous studies involving more than 130,000 people ages 42 to 74. → Read More

Prosecutors, defense deliver closing arguments in second day of Jerome Jenkins trial

Both sides rested their case just before noon today for Jerome Jenkins trial. He’s one of the men charged in connection with the 2015 Sunhouse convenience store robberies and murders. → Read More

Maximum Security disqualified; Country House wins the Kentucky Derby

Country House was declared the winner after Maximum Security was disqualified. → Read More

Murrells Inlet-Garden City firefighter takes one last ride on Engine 78

Murrells Inlet-Garden City firefighter Robert Shubert passed away last Friday after a motorcycle accident. → Read More

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in the ‘Star Wars’ films, dies at 74

Mayhew's family said in a statement Thursday that he died at his home in Texas on Tuesday. He was 74. No cause was given. → Read More

MBACC plans to discuss I-73 in Washington as hope for federal funding grows

Conversation in Washington, D.C. is giving local officials hope that federal funding for I-73 could be on the horizon. → Read More

Proposal to bring hundreds of new homes in the works for Island Green

An old golf course could soon be home to more than 400 single family and town homes if the Horry County Planning Commission gives the green light. → Read More

Myrtle Beach’s iconic Springmaid Pier one step closer to reconstruction

The Springmaid Pier in Myrtle Beach is closer to being rebuilt. → Read More

DHEC gets ready to conduct weekly ocean water sampling in Myrtle Beach area

Officials with DHEC want the public to know swim advisories shouldn’t deter people from enjoying the beach. → Read More

Lumberton family surprised with furnished new home after displaced twice by hurricanes

The Home Depot Foundation and Operation Blessing renovated and furnished a home for the family after they were flooded again last September. → Read More

Former Mass. governor announces GOP primary challenge to Trump

Bill Weld was the 2016 Libertarian vice presidential nominee. He served two terms as Massachusetts governor in the 1990s. → Read More

Amazon hires workers to listen to Alexa conversations

Amazon did not confirm what kind of content workers come across when listening but said only a 'small number' of interactions are used from a 'random set of customers → Read More

State reps asking MIGC Fire District to pump brakes on millage increase

The Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire District motioned to raise the tax millage five points by way of referendum, but state legislators that represent the area said they want some questions answered first. → Read More

Horry County eyeing Carolina Forest as possible site for new government building

The Horry County government complex at 21st Avenue North could close if the county follows through with plans to build a new government center in Carolina Forest. → Read More

Measles count in US this year already more than all of 2018

Measles is so contagious that 90 percent of people who aren't immunized are infected if exposed to the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. → Read More

Horry County leads state in number of babies born addicted to drugs in 2017

The 15th Circuit Solicitors Office has 60 cases currently pending for child neglect and distribution charges that stem from babies born addicted to drugs, according to solicitor Jimmy Richardson. → Read More

Newly released video shows MBPD undercover operation at smoke shops

Through a Freedom of Information Act Request, WMBF news obtained video from the Myrtle Beach Police Department of undercover officers purchasing CBD products from stores in city limits. → Read More