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Henderson Co. church, 2 businesses vandalized; graffiti named Rev. Billy Graham

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Vandalism at Upward Baptist Church. Vandalism at Upward Baptist Church.
Vandalism at Upward Baptist Church. (Source: HCSO) Vandalism at Upward Baptist Church. (Source: HCSO)
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Vandalism at Richard D Hatch & Associates. (Source: HCSO) Vandalism at Richard D Hatch & Associates. (Source: HCSO)
FLAT ROCK, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies in Henderson County are investigating vandalism at a church in Flat Rock.

Per investigators, church members at Upward Baptist Church arrived Sunday morning to find vulgar and offensive language spray painted on the church building. Some of the graffiti named Rev. Billy Graham.

Deputies say two of the businesses next to the church, Richard D Hatch & Associates and Miller Brothers Construction, were also spray painted with offensive language.

Just last Sunday, a church in Simpsonville, SC was also vandalized with satanic messages that included messages about Rev. Graham.

The incident at Upward Baptist Church is being investigated.

Deacon David Blackwell said some members of the church stayed after the Sunday morning service to help remove he graffiti.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 828-697-4911.

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