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Greenville has a downtown that is the envy of many other locations. However, if they continue to allow the incredibly obnoxious revving cars and motorcycles along Main, the End of Days religious zealots on microphones, etc then they risk killing the goose that laid the golden egg. Please protect the charm of downtown GVL and rein in the excesses. Rant over. 

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Greenville has a downtown that is the envy of many other locations. However, if they continue to allow the incredibly obnoxious revving cars and motorcycles along Main, the End of Days religious zealo

Street performers are legally regulated in many locations. Noise ordinances are commonplace.  Engine noise perhaps tricky. Nonetheless I stand by my post that obnoxious elements may become detrimental

It's a growing city. You're going to have noise and other things. I don't like it all either, but it isn't Mayberry. Lol.

Freedom of speech says otherwise in regards to the religious zealots on microphones. There’s already a noise ordinance in place for the CBD. Not sure what more the city can do. The police can’t and aren’t going to write tickets to every single person violating it. These noise issues aren’t a new issue downtown either. They’ve been going on since the 90’s.

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Agreed about the ridiculous cars cruising down main street making excessive noise. Probably my biggest complaint about downtown Greenville.

It would be so incredibly easy to stage a cop to write them all tickets... I have a feeling someone is afraid of upsetting the dad of one of these 18 year olds with a $30k+ car though.

It always makes me laugh that they'd rather shut down steets to avoid cruising instead of just punishing the cruisers. I mean I agree with shutting down the streets on weekends, but that's about the laziest reason to do it.

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Enforce current ordinances every once in a while.  Even sporadic enforcement is a strong deterrent.  The folks with motorcycles that have radios with speakers loud enough for the rider to hear through the wind (and their helmets, sheesh) that roll through town without lowering the volume is my number one complaint.  You can hear them  blocks away and they do it even in the middle of the night or very early morning. Not always the most child friendly lyrics to hear at those times (or any) either.

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