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3:51 am on Thursday February 24, 2011

City of Charleston gets 'quiet zone' along Washington Street rail crossings

Image by TheDigitel That's where the horns used to blow on Washington Street.Update February 24: It's a couple weeks into the new quiet zone and The Post and Courier has followed up. Generally folks are happy but some nearby businesses, while...
3:31 am on Tuesday March 23, 2010

Downtown resident fed up, suing bank for sound pollution (updated)

Image by Flickr user mararie Update March 23: A Livability court trial pertaining to the excessively loud HVAC units atop the National Bank of South Carolina took place yesterday, despite the lack of specific decibel noise constraints described in...
3:46 am on Monday January 18, 2010

Sound barrier to shield Mt. Pleasant homes generating a fuss

Image by Mount Pleasant Department of Transportation What the town expects the wall to look like. Some residents are delighted that the Town of Mount Pleasant plans to build a $743,000, 3,000-feet long by 10-feet tall sound barrier to shield Snee...