Two area churches vandalized


Windows were broken out Saturday night at Waycross Baptist Church at the intersection of Waycross Church Road and West Georgia Road. (Pictured above). Windows were also broken out at Augusta Road United Methodist Church. According to Ryan Flood with the Greenville county sheriffs office both incidents are under investigation and more information may be forthcoming early in the week. (Photo by David Rogers)

GCSO investigating church vandalism

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office are investigating two separate cases of church vandalism. The first reported incident occurred at Waycross Church, located at 104 Waycross Church Road and the second, at Augusta Road United Methodist Church, located at 8324 Augusta Road. Deputies responded Sunday morning after the church pastors witnessed damage to both of their respective church’s stained glass windows. The damage, believed to be caused by some type of projectile, occurred at some point during the evening of March 2nd into the morning of March 3rd. There were no signs of forced entry in either of the churches.
Investigators ask for anyone with information regarding these incidents to call Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 23-CRIME.