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Rally being held for church where burning cross was found

CLARKSVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Members of a Clarksville church who found a burning cross on their property are holding a rally on Thursday night.

The cross was found the morning of July 22 in front of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church on Rossview Road.

The rally is being held to show support for members of the church.

Because this is a historically black church, police are investigating the incident as a hate crime.

The Clarksville Police Department is giving away a $250 reward for more information in the case.

The rally kicks off at 7 p.m. at 1300 Rossview Rd.

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