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Movie theater gets "ok" from Lewisburg City Council

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LEWISBURG, W. VA (WVVA)-- The Lewisburg City Council voted Tuesday night to re-zone land that will be used for a new movie theater in the town.

The area discussed is the Gateway Commons property behind the Lowe's store in Lewisburg.

The council voted to re-zone the property to a C-1, thus allowing it to be used for commercial purposes.

In a public forum on the ordinance, no townspeople asked to speak on the issue and the council promptly moved forward to a vote after a brief discussion.

Conditional upon the ordinance passing was permission for the Cinema 8 Lewisburg team to build a movie theater at that location. With this vote, they are able to move forward with their plans.

The team hopes to begin construction on the movie theater in the spring, and open its doors next November, just in time for the holiday season.

They said Tuesday they will work closely and do their best to cooperate with the city on all the steps ahead.

 

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