Vandals Hit Golf Course

Vandalism is suspected after an early Friday morning fire at local country club destroyed over 40 golf carts and the shed where they are housed.

Police and fire officials responded to the Jacksonville Country Club around 4:00 a.m. and noticed the shed up in flames.

Officials say the fire caused more than $300,000 worth of damage, but the country club manager says they are insured. Officials say vandalism and graffiti was also found spray-painted on the greens.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by Jacksonville police and the SBI.


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  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Apr 5, 2009 at 05:31 PM
    Why is it that in this day and time we seem to be willing to over look "CRIME"? Just because times are hard does not mean you can commit crimes and be forgiven. Why does it matter if its a doctor. lawyer, or street vendor? Would you feel the same if you were in a home invaision? STOP MAKING EXCUSES FOR CRIMES.
  • by MADDOG Location: GREENVILLE on Apr 5, 2009 at 08:08 AM
    To ALPHA female-Boo-hoo,,,if you are aiming at me,,,Just don't 4 get,,,I have the same rights,,So now you clam down ,,,,Take a lawn mower and go play golf..................................
  • by ~ALPHA female~ Location: O84P on Apr 4, 2009 at 10:37 PM
    I post where I want to ..about what I want to... and if you don't like it.. then Sherlock.. skip this page if you feel there are more important thing in the world than this topic to comment on. Those responsible need to be caught because the next time it might be some one's home.
  • by MADDOG Location: GREENVILLE on Apr 4, 2009 at 02:57 PM
    Give me a Break,,,,We got people losing their jobs and their Homes every day and you people are worry about a few golf carts.Yes it was wrong of them to do it.They should be punished but let the Doctor and Laywers walk around .They said it is good for you.
  • by T Location: Washington on Apr 4, 2009 at 08:45 AM
    If these kooks are caught, their punishment should be raking out sand traps for 1 yr.
  • by MADDOG Location: GREENVILLE on Apr 4, 2009 at 04:24 AM
    WOW!
  • by Loves Coldplay Location: Greenville on Apr 3, 2009 at 11:15 PM
    I agree with ALPHA female, these "teens" will be bragging about this. They will get caught! If I see their mug shots, I'll be laughing! This vandalism is a shame!!
  • by ~ALPHA female~ Location: O84P on Apr 3, 2009 at 07:52 PM
    Some silly young boys are laughing their butts off right now.. because they think this dumb prank is funny and they have gotten away with it. ..Little do they know.. as soon as they tell one other person, they are going to be ratted out... and we get to see their goofy faces minus the grinning aka mug shots! ...See ya soon goofy boys!!! I hope you're crying in your jail pic....
  • by Anonymous on Apr 3, 2009 at 06:38 PM
    Jacksonville has a country club?
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